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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Mechs Vs Minions Review

Title: Mechs Vs Minions Genre: Programmatic, Cooperative Publisher: Riot Games Designer: Chris Cantrell, Rick Ernst, Stone Librande, Prashant Saraswat, Nathan Tiras Artist: Danny Beck, Tysen Henderson Player Count: 2-4 Mechs Vs Minions is a glitzy game with tons of minis,

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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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Bloc By Bloc: The Insurrection Game Review

Title: Bloc By Bloc: The Insurrection Game Designer: Rocket Lee, Tim Simons Artist: Tim Simons Player Count: 2-4 (Could technically be solitaire if played in Cooperative mode) For People Who Like: Tough-as-nails Co-op Games like Pandemic or Police Precinct Bloc

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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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Holiday Board Game Gift Guide: 5 Great Cooperative Games

Cooperative games can be, ironically, polarizing.  There are some gamers who simply don’t enjoy them – either because they don’t allow for fun competition between players or because of the dreaded ‘Alpha/Quarterback’ player issue, where someone’s idea of ‘fun’ is

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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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Resurrecting the Mutant Chronicles

Jess: Cabinet Entertainment and Modiphius Entertainment are pairing up to bring us double the entertainment! Can we handle that much entertainment? I’m always up for a challenge. Together these two companies are Kickstarting the second edition of Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel. The

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Beneath Nexus Kickstarter Preview

Beneath Nexus, the first outing from Silverclutch Games, has just funded on Kickstarter.  With just about 2 days left in its campaign, this asymmetrical card game for 3-6 players promises a unique dungeon crawling experience, where one player takes on

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