Oh Look, You’ve Got Crabs!

From the creators of The Oatmeal and Exploding Kittens, comes a brand new, nautically-themed card game: You’ve Got Crabs! The game is simple. Players will split into teams of two and covertly decide on a secret signal, like tapping your fingers

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Status Report! Kickstarter Preview

Title: Status Report! Publisher: Offcut Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Patrick Brennan Player Count: 3–5 Status Report!, up on Kickstarter now, brings a few neat twists to the classic bluffing/deduction formula.  Will the captain make it out alive?  Will the

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Skyward Review

Title: Skyward Genre: Tableau Building, Card Drafting Publisher: Rule & Make Designer: Brendan Evans Artist: Ellie Jang, Dmitriy Logunkov, Neil Martin, Steven Preston Player Count: 2-4 (DO NOT PLAY THIS GAME AT 4) Skyward is a drafting/tableau building game that

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CV Pocket Review

Title: CV Pocket Publisher: Granna Release Date: 2017 Designer: Filip Miłuński Artist: Piotr Socha CV Pocket, by Filip Miłuński, is a quick-play, set collection game based on CV. It’s simplified format follows the trend of taking popular board games and making

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Cauldron Master Review

Title: Cauldron Master Genre: Set collection Publisher: Alley Cat Games Designer: Caezar Al-Jassar, Kuly Heer Artist: IrenHorrors, Sebastian Koziner Player Count: 2-4 Cauldron Master is a relatively simple set collection game with neat art and beginner-friendly mechanics.  While we found it

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Sparkle*Kitty Review

Title: Sparkle*Kitty Genre: Hand Management Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Manny Vega Player Count: 3-8 For People Who Like: Quick & simple card games, Princesses With a name like Sparkle*Kitty, you *know* it’s got to be fun!  But is this hand

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White Wizard’s New Card Game, Sorcerer,​ on​​ Kickstarter Now

White Wizard Games LLC, the company created by Magic: The Gathering Hall of Famers Darwin Kastle and Rob Dougherty, today announced that after raising over $1M this summer on the Star Realms Frontiers Kickstarter, they have launched Sorcerer , a

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Battle for Greyport Review

Title: Battle for Greyport Genre: Deck Builder Publisher: Slugfest Games Designer: Nate Heiss, Sam Waller, and Jeff Morrow Artist: Erin Wong and Megan Langan Player Count: 2-5 For People Who Like: Deck builders, cooperative games, fantasy games Battle for Greyport

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Karmaka Review

Title: Karmaka Publisher: Hemisphere Games Designer: Eddy Boxerman, Dave Burke Artist: Lane Brown, Marco Bucci Player Count: 2-4 Karmaka delivers both great art and some truly unique mechanisms, but a heaping spoonful of ‘take that’ gameplay makes this otherwise clever title

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Portal of Heroes Review

Title: Portal of Heroes Publisher: Mayfair Games Designer: Johannes Schmidauer-König Artist: Dennis Lohausen Player Count: 2-5 Portal of Heroes is an unfussy, attractive little set collection card game with great art and quick, clever turns.  While a little chaotic and

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