Asking for Trobils Review

Title: Asking for Trobils Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Breaking Games Release Date: 2015 Designer: Erin McDonald, Christian Strain Artist: Christian Strain Player Count: 2-7 For People Who Like: Worker Placement, Hurling Vermin Into The Sun, Orange Asking for Trobils is

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The Last Garden Review

Title: The Last Garden Genre: Area Control, Betting, Worker Placement Publisher: One Thousand XP Designer: Matt Christianson, Chris Rowlands Artist: Beth Sobel Player Count: 2-4 The Last Garden Is a unique take on area majority/betting mechanics that may have you

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PAX Unplugged Chimera Station Interview

Chimera Station is a worker placement/worker builder game. Customizable workers bring a whole new strategy into the mix. Will you splice your worker with tentacles to grab resources or leaves to make them self sustaining? You’ll need to make these decision

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Z-Man Games Brings Tea to Thos Hard Working Farmers of Arle

Jess: So I am addicted to tea. I have an entire shelf in my cupboard dedicated to tea. Pair this with my love for Fields of Arle and you get an exciting new expansion: Fields of Arle: Tea & Trade! This expansion, from

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Game In A Minute Ep 49: Doughnut Drive-Thru

Title: Doughnut Drive-Thru Publisher: Grail Games Designer: Ikaga-Ya Artist: Heiko Günther Player Count: 2-4 players Doughnut Drive-Thru is a small action-selection game all about baking and selling the most delightfully-cute donuts you can imagine.  With little more than a 6-sider and

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The King’s Abbey Review

Title: The King's Abbey Genre: Worker Placement Publisher: Breaking Games Designer: Randy Rathert Artist: Randy Rathert, Anna Talanova Player Count: 1-5 The King’s Abbey is a dice-as-workers placement game featuring a rulebook in need of editing, lots of great ideas,

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Mint Works Review

Title: Mint Works Genre: Worker Placement, Microgame Publisher: Five24 Labs Designer: Justin Blaske Artist: Felix Janson, Thomas Tamblyn Player Count: 1-4 Mint Works is a great little game, packing a complete worker placement experience into a tight 15 minutes and

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51st State: Master Set Review

Title: 51st State: Master Set Publisher: Portal Games Designer: Ignacy Trzewiczek Artist: Grzegorz Bobrowski Player Count: 1-4 For People Who Like: Engine/Tableau Building 51st State: Master Set is a fun, excellently-designed romp through the post-apocalyptic wasteland.  Tactical choices in the

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Game in a Minute Deep Space D-6

Game in a Minute Ep 46: Deep Space D-6

Title: Deep Space D-6 Genre: Dice Placement/Rogue-like Publisher: Tau Leader Games Designer: Tony Go Artist: Tony Go, Tim McBurnie Player Count: 1 Deep Space D-6 is a really unique, quick-playing dice assignment solitaire game.  With great minimalist aesthetics and rogue-like gameplay

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Sailing Towards Osiris Kickstarter Preview

Title: Sailing to Osiris Publisher: Daily Magic Games Designer: W. David MacKenzie Artist: Denis Martynets Player Count: 2–5 Players With over two weeks to go on its campaign and very nearly funded, Sailing to Osiris is a worker placement game set

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