Oniri Islands Preview

Edit: The Kickstarter is now live at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1265508847/oniri-islands I was first introduced to Oniri Islands as a cooperative mobile board game for kids at GDC. I’m not sure if I agree that it is a board game, but I do think

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Flip Ships Saves the World this Summer

Renegade Game Studios has announced their new game Flip Ships, their upcoming cooperative dexterity game! Kane Klenko (FUSE, FLATLINE,Covert) has engineered this 1-4 player game with illustrative help by Kwanchai Moriya (Island Hopper, Kodama, Loop Inc.). As pilots of the planet defense force,

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12 Realms Review

Title: 12 Realms Publisher: MAGE Company Designer: Ignazio Corrao Artist: Michael Andresakis, Marvin Aure, Ignazio Corrao, Jerome Jacinto, Ginny Rosales, Carlo Rosales Player Count: 1-6 For People Who Like: Easier? Cooperative games. Chaos management.  That’s what all these Pandemic-style co-op

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Legendary Encounters: Firefly Review

Title: Legendary Encounters: A Firefly Deck Building Game Series: Legendary Encounters Genre: Deck Building Publisher: Upper Deck Entertainment Designer: Ben Cichoski and Danny Mandel Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Deck builders, thematic game mechanics, sci-fi, the Firefly series,

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Grimslingers Review

Title: Grimslingers Publisher: Greenbrier Games Designer: Stephen Gibson Artist: Stephen Gibson Player Count: 2-6 (versus), 1-4 (co-op) For People Who Like: Sci-fi, fantasy, cowboys, magic, adventure, and humor. Grimslingers can be as entertaining as it is gorgeous, and offers up

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Healthy Heart Hospital Review

Title: Healthy Heart Hospital Publisher: Victory Point Games Designer: Anna-Marie Nelson, Scott Nelson Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Tense co-op problem solving games As a game about managing ever-worsening conditions with limited resources, Healthy Heart Hospital certainly doesn’t

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Legendary: Big Trouble in Little China Review

Title: Legendary: Big Trouble In Little China Genre: Co-operative Deck Builder Publisher: Upper Deck Entertainment Designer: Rob Heinsoo Player Count: 1-5 For People Who Like: Co-op Deck Builders, Other Legendary Games (though it's not as strong as its siblings, thematically)

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Carrotia Brings Bunny Adventure to Kickstarter

Jess: We met MAGE Company at Gen Con this month and I was instantly attracted to their upcoming game, Carrotia. The chipper-looking rabbit on the box art spoke of adventure, fun, and carrots! The co-op , tile-laying adventure for 1-6 players, is a race against

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Gen Con 2016 News: Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

It’s time to wave your wand and shout “Accio Boardgame!” This September, USAopoly is bringing the wizarding world to board games with Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle. They gave us a tour of the game at Gen Con and we are so

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Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition Coming Out Next Week!

Fantasy Flight has announced the new Mansions of Madness 2nd edition! Part of the exciting news is that it will be replacing the Keeper (the person who plays the role of the baddies in the game) with an app! Jess: I love

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