The Shipwreck Arcana Kickstarter Preview

Title: The Shipwreck Arcana Genre: Deduction, Cooperative Publisher: Meromorph Games Designer: Kevin Bishop Artist: Matthew Bishop Player Count: 2-5 The Shipwreck Arcana is an interesting, light game of deduction.  The art is really fantastic and the gameplay is simple, though

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Donner dinner party

Donner Dinner Party Review

Title: Donner Dinner Party Genre: Hidden Traitor, Social Deduction Publisher: Chronicle Books Designer: Forrest-Pruzan Creative Player Count: 4–10, definitely better with more Chronicle Books’ Donner Dinner Party is a cannibalistic player elimination game for 4–10 ravenous players. When I attended

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Devir Brings a Whole New Market to Toy Fair

Sometimes you attend a conference and run to and fro, meeting to meeting, making contacts, throwing business cards into the air like you just don’t care and then sometimes you take a seat at a table and have what turns

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Deception: Murder in Hong Kong Review

Title: Murder In Hong Kong Publisher: Grey Fox Games Designer: Tobey Ho Artist: Ben Carre, Tommy Ng, Ari Wong Player Count: 4-12 A social deduction game with more, well, deduction than most. Great artwork; we love the bilingual aesthetic. Plays

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POD-X Kickstarter Preview – A Bluffing Game For Anywhere

Microgames are here to stay.  Designed to be fast, small and affordable, games like Love Letter (which may have started the current craze) promise to deliver lots of game in as small a package as they can manage.  With this

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Sink Your Teeth into Bon Appétit!

Bon Appétit – A Fine Dining Frenzy by Avant-Garde Games is a 2-5 player deception game with a heaping plateful of protine. Every player is a famous foodie determined to have their fill of a delicious steak dinner. The only problem

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Visit the Pastoral and Murderous Town of Salem, Now on Kickstarter!

Town of Salem is a card game based on the titular, free-to-play hidden role, video game by BlankMediaGames. Players take on the roles of villagers in the Town of Salem. These roles are kept secret, so no one really knows who

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Apotheca Available in Stores Now!

Knapsack Games‘ Apotheca, the potion brewing game for 1-4 players, kicked some serious butt on Kickstarter; they raised over 500% of their goal. Now, with the help of their co-publisher Renegade Game Studios, the game has made its way on to

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Codenames Review

Codenames, by Vlaada Chvatil (Galaxy Trucker, Mage Knight) and published by Czech Games Edition, is a deduction-based party game for 2-8 players.  In it, two teams of competing spies will try to contact with all their agents, who are, of course,

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Telepathy Review

Andrew:  Today we check out Telepathy, a deduction game for 2-4 players from LMD Enterprises Inc.  Can you outwit your opponent and figure out what their chosen symbol is before they divine yours?  Will I ever be able to beat

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