Mountains of Madness Review

Title: Mountains of Madness Genre: Cooperative, Hand Management Publisher: IELLO Release Date: 2017 Designer: Rob Daviau Artist: Miguel Coimbra, Rob Daviau Player Count: 3-5 Lovecraft games have been done to death.  No, beyond death – the gamerly obsession with the

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Game in a Minute Ep 66: Pandemic Legacy Season 2 (Spoiler Free)

Title: Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 Publisher: Z-Man Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Rob Daviau, Matt Leacock Artist: Atha Kanaani, Chris Quilliams Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Tough Co-ops Set 71 years in the future, Pandemic Legacy 2 is

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Spooky Up Your Game Night This Halloween!

Halloween lurks just around the turn of the sun and what better way to celebrate the ghoulish night than with some delightfully scary games! Here are some of our top picks of games from this year to play with your

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Indulgence Review

Title: Indulgence Genre: Trick-taking Publisher: Restoration Games Designer: G. W. "Jerry" D'Arcey, Rob Daviau, Justin D. Jacobson Artist: Chelsea Harper Player Count: 3-4 Indulgence is a unique twist on the trick-taking formula, occasionally rewarding players with the audacity to break

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Gen Con 50: Are Mountains the New Vikings?

Jess: Walking around Gen Con can often give you a good idea of what’s trending. Some themes seem to be evergreen like Cthulhu or sheep, but then you get waves of games including pirates or last year’s Viking craze. The

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Excerpt of “The State and Future of Board Game Design”

This talk was given by Rob Daviau, Geoffrey Engelstein, and Eric Lang, and moderated by Paul Dean at the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Oh my god, there was so much great stuff in this talk. I wish I

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Jess Visits the Game Developers Conference

Each year Game Developers Conferences (GDC) occur all around the world in locations like China, Canada, Europe, and San Francisco. I ventured across the country to check out how board games have infiltrated this typically video-game focused event. This was my

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Game In A Minute Ep 23: Betrayal at House on the Hill

Good ghouly guys! Halloween is just 2 days away! What should you be playing furing your fendish festivities? How about Betrayal at House on the Hill. Check out what Jess think about this 3-6 player co-op/hidden traitor game designed by Rob

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