Game In A Minute Ep 40: Flip City & Flip City

Title: Flip City Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Chih-Fan Chen Artist: Chih-Fan Chen, Adam P. McIver Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Light deck builders with a unique twist (that's not a pun, I swear) Flip City is a

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Steam Works Review

Title: Steam Works Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Alex Churchill Artist: Adam P. McIver, Oliver Meinerding Player Count: 2-5 (Becoming way more complex at higher counts) Steam Works has a few innovative mechanics, with players literally building

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Gold West Review

Today, we travel all the way back to the gold rush of the American west, with a fantastic area control and resource collection game.  Gold West, from J. Alex Kevern and Tasty Minstrel Games is one of Andrew’s Top 10 games,

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Chimera Station Splices Fun into Kickstarter Later This Month!

Tasty Minstrel Games has a new Kickstarter coming this September: Chimera Station! Designed by Mark Major (Jupiter Rescue), Chimera Station is a worker placement/creation game. You play a space station designer looking to out build your competition. In the game, 2-4 players

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Game in a Minute Ep.12 – Bottlecap Vikings

Bottlecap Vikings, from Andy Van Zandt and Tasty Minstrel Games, is a small-box roundel-driven city builder for 2-4.  Some folks find it to be somewhat stripped-down and simplified, while others love the fact that this little game aims to deliver the

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Feast Your Eyes on the YOKOHAMA Kickstarter!

Tasty Minstrel Games (TMG) traveled to the Tokyo Game Fair recently and they have brought back an exciting title; Hisashi Hayashi’s (Trains, Sail to India, Rolling Japan) YOKOHAMA! It’s a deep worker placement game for 2-4 players where everyone is a merchant in

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What’s New With Tasty Minstrel Games

We love Tasty Minstrel Games so it is fantastic to hear that they have a ton of games on the way. Here is a run down of games they have scheduled: YOKOHAMA From the creator of Trains and Sail to India, Hasashi Hayashi,

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UPDATE! Happy Birthday To YOU! Join Jess’ Annual Birthday Game Raffle!

The winners are here! Congrats to Kellen Freeman, Aaron Graff, Brian Chow, Nathan Runnells, and Lisa Spooner! You guys are getting some fantastic games! Let’s party! Also everyone who entered sent us some great board game names. Some of my

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Luna Review

Luna, by Tasty Minstrel Games and Stefan Feld, is a pretty special game.  Something of a masterpiece of indirect competition, Luna combines area control, area influence, and worker placement mechanisms into a truly unique whole.  With no hidden information, no

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Thief’s Market Kickstarter Preview

Thief’s Market, a just-heavier-than-filler-level dice-drafting game from Tasty Minstrel and Dave Chalker (who also designed the excellently-thieftastic Heat) is in the final stretch of a *very* successful Kickstarter campaign right now! In it, 3-6 players take on the roles of

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