North Star Games to Launch Warsaw: City of Ruins this Summer

Warsaw: City of Ruins is coming to stores this summer. The game, which was originally published as Capital by Granna, is a 2-4 player tile placement game where everyone is trying to rebuild Warsaw from the 16th century through modern times.

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Game in a Minute Ep 81: Kingdomino

Title: Kingdomino Genre: Tile-laying, Drafting Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Burno Cathala Artist: Cyril Bouquet Player Count: 2-4 Kingdomino won the 2017 Spiel des Jahres, so it’s appeal is likely universal.  But did we love it?  Check out Game in

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Isle of Skye Digital Coming in 2018

Andreas Pelikan & Alexander Pfister’s Scottish tile placement/set collection game, Isle of Skye, is doing digital later this year! In the game players take on the roles of chieftains, trying to build their kingdoms to be as profitable as possible. Each

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New York 1901 Review

Title: New York 1901 Genre: Tile Placement, Area Control, Card Drafting Publisher: Blue Orange Games Designer: Chénier La Salle Artist: Vincent Dutrait Player Count: 2-4 New York 1901 is an uncomplicated, beautifully presented, and lots of fun.  Though it has

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Game in a Minute Ep 75: Circle the Wagons

Title: Circle the Wagons Genre: Drafting, Pattern Building Publisher: Button Shy Designer: Steven Aramini, Danny Devine, Paul Kluka Artist: Beth Sobel Player Count: 2 Circle the Wagons is a 2-player filler microgame with great aesthetic and simple (but strategic) gameplay

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Game in a Minute Ep 69 – Samurai Gardener

Title: Samurai Gardener Genre: Tile Placement, Real Time Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Hisashi Hayashi Artist: Kevin Hong, Ryo Nyamo Player Count: 2-5 Samurai Gardener, from the rather brilliant Hisashi Hayashi, combines a real-time card slapping element with pattern-building/card placement elements. 

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Mini Park Review

Title: Mini Park Publisher: Soso Studio Release Date: 2017 Designer: Hsu Wun Hao Artist: Kuo Li Chi Player Count: 2–5 Players For People Who Like: Carcassonne, other tile placement games Mini Park is a charming, compact tile-placement game with great

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Interview with David Gerrard on Crows

Crows is a 2-4 player tile placement game designed by Tyler Sigman (Designer of Darkest Dungeon for PC and PSN). In the game each player is trying to lure crows to them by placeing tiles with shiny objects on them

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Seikatsu Review

Title: Seikatsu Genre: Tile Placement, Abstract Publisher: IDW Games Designer: Matt Loomis, Isaac Shalev Artist: Peter Wocken Player Count: 1-4 Players (though we really like it at 2-3) Seikatsu is a beautiful abstract game with some unique scoring mechanics to

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Caverna: Cave vs Cave Review

Title: Caverna: Cave vs Cave Genre: Tile Placement Publisher: Mayfair Games Designer: Uwe Rosenberg Artist: Klemens Franz Player Count: 1-2 For People Who Like: Extremely well-tuned 2-player games Caverna: Cave vs Cave is a fantastic little game for 2, giving

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