Pack O Game 2 – Kickstarter Preview

The first Pack O Game, successfully Kickstarted last year by Chris Handy of Perplext, came to market with a simple concept – to deliver a series of games, micro both in scope and in scale, so that gamers could take

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The Butterfly Garden Kickstarter Preview

The Butterfly Garden is the latest game designed by Doctor Finn’s Games (Biblios, Biblios Dice), going up on Kickstarter tomorrow, 2/23.  In this rather beautiful hand management/set collection card game, 2-6 lepidopterists will compete to see who can deliver the most

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Wok On Fire! Kickstater Preview

Wok On Fire! is a light, quick dexterity and set collection game from Green Couch Games (Best Treehouse Ever, Fidelitas) up on Kickstarter right now!  In it, 2-4 players will take turns tossing ingredients around in the communal wok and trying

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Goggle Up! Dastardly Dirigibles are Flying this Way!

This summer, Fireside Games (makers of The Village Crone, Bears, and Bloodsuckers) are releasing a suitably steampunky game called Dastardly Dirigibles. Professor Phineas Edmund Hornswoggle is a famed air ship builder and, like some-sort of monocle wearing, bemoustached Willy Wonka, is

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Thieves! Review

Thieves!, from Richard de Rijk and Calliope Games, is a light bluffing and card collecting game for the whole family, especially if your whole family is a bunch of loot-hoarding snitches who will sic the cops on you the second you have, like,

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Wok On Fire Gets Sizzling On Kickstarter Soon!

Grab your chopsticks and get ready, Green Couch Games is sending their card game, Wok on Fire, to Kickstarter this February. Wok on Fire was originally self-published by designer, Poki Chen for the 2015 Tokyo Game Market. green Couch managed to get the English language rights for

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Champions of Midgard Review

Champions of Midgard, from Ole Stieness and Grey Fox Games (Conquest of Speros), is a worker placement game that combines absolutely fantastic artwork, set collection, and dice-based combat to keep 2-4 would-be Jarls entertained for around 60 minutes.  With favorable

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Biblios Dice Review

Biblios Dice, by Doctor Finn’s Games(Capo Dei Capi), is, perhaps predictably, the dice version of one of our favorite games, Biblios.  The original was a light set-collection game with a really unique balance between card drafting and auctioning, and Biblios Dice

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Norsaga Review

Norsaga, designed by Kevin Bishop and published by Meromorph Games is an interesting combination of set collection and hand management gameplay, dressed up as a Norse boasting contest.  Each of the 2-4 players will tell an epic saga of their

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Adventurer’s Kit: A True Adventure Game for Kids

When I was a kid, I wanted to be Indiana Jones. I had no idea that archaeology wasn’t a action-packed gunfight and trap filled dungeon filled with lost treasures, but to this day I still think it is a darn

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