Dadaocheng Review

Dadaocheng is a difficult game to quantify.  Designed by Eason Kao & Tsai Huei Chiang and published abroad by Soso Studio (at the moment there is no US distributor), this pattern building game is built around a match-3 mechanism, and features

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Unfair Kickstarter Preview

Unfair,  up on Kickstarter now from designer Joel Finch and Good Games Publishing, is a card game where 2-4 players compete with each other to build the most profitable, prestigious theme park.  With fantastic art, a tight 8-turn playtime and

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Herbaceous Digs its Roots into Kickstarter

Beautiful, tasty, and full of fun, Herbaceous is now on Kickstarter! The 1-4 player card game by Steve Finn and Eduardo Baraf was created after seeing the lovely herb art of Beth Sobel (who we interviewed recently). They knew she

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Scott Almes’ Island Hopper Lands on Kickstarter

Scott Almes designs some pretty great games. We are long-time fans of his Tiny Epic Series of games and so any new game he makes gets us curious! Island Hopper, being published by Eagle-Gryphon Games, is a 2-4 player pick-up

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Chocobo’s Crystal Hunt

Jess: Ok guys, fair warning, I’m going to squee for a moment. CHOCOBOS! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Square Enix is releasing a non-collectible Card game called Chocobo’s Crystal Hunt. 3-5 players can play a raucous game of crystal stealing using adorable Chocobos as

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Merchants of Araby Kickstarter Preview

Merchants of Araby is the newest title from Daily Magic Games (Valeria: Card Kingdoms, Quests of Valeria) to head to Kickstarter.  Designed by Jay Treat and beautifully illustrated by Zulkarnaen Basri, this tableau building and set collection game features a

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Isle of Monsters

Mayday Games is launching a new Kickstarter: Isle of Monsters! Tonight at 8PM MST (10PM EST), you can check out this 2-5 player, set collection and resource gathering game. The first 5 backers will get the game for only $1! This flash Kickstarter sales go super

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Bureaunauts Kickstarter Preview

**Edit:  The Bureaunauts Kickstarter is live!** Firing up the Kickstarter video for Bureaunauts, I am immediately put off, ever so slightly, by the somewhat flat, practiced tone of the narrator (who I am guessing is co-designer Allison Markello; sorry Allison) –

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Underlings of Underwing Kickstarter Preview

**Edit:  It’s up now!  Check out the Underlings of Underwing Kickstarter here!** Going up on Kickstarter August 25th, Underlings of Underwing is a new game from Alisha Volkman, Stephen Slota, and Kevin Ballestrini.  In it, a whopping 2-6 players will

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Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft Review – A Mystery Made For 2

In Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft, 2 players will take on the roles of the titular geniuses as they attempt to unravel the details of a bombing in London.  Designed by Diego Ibanez, beautifully illustrated by Pedro Soto, and distributed afar

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