Murder of Crows Review

Murder of Crows is a quick playing card game by Eduardo Baraf and Thomas Denmark.  In it, 2-5 players will play cards from their hands, trying to spell out the word ‘Murder’ before their opponents can mange to, and to

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A Study In Emerald 2nd Edition Review

A Study In Emerald, from Grey Fox Games, is an area control, deck building hybrid with a rather excellent source pedigree and a hidden role twist.  Set in the grim past of an 1882 where the Great Old Ones have

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Hocus Review – Wizards in Vegas

Hocus, from Grant Rodiek and Joshua Buergel, is a quick, light-weight card game that draws the core of its mechanical inspiration from what has become a casino classic – Texas Hold’em.  However, Hyperbole Games has brought a pretty unique twist to

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Star Realms: Colony Wars Review

Colony wars is the first major expansion to Star Realms, the breakaway hit sci-fi deck builder from White Wizard Games.  How does this expansion, which is actually just as big as the original game, fair against its older sibling?  And more importantly, is

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Gruff Review

Gruff is the first game to come out of Studio Woe; a 2-player head-to-head constructed card game that features mutants, cyborgs, eldritch abominations, and necromantic magic, all powered by the waning sanity of those nightmarish enough to wield them. Jess:  Wait,

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Cosmic Run Review

It is no secret to anyone who reads my reviews that I am a sucker for a good dice game.  I’m not sure what it is, whether it’s the fact that I sort of worship chaos or the fact that

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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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Rattle Battle Grab The Loot Review

Today Gameosity reviews Rattle Battle: Grab The Loot from Ignacy Trzewiczek and Portal Games.  For 2-5 players (though probably best with 3 or 4), this dice-dropping, loot-snagging, rum-guzzler of a game is light, quirky, and beautifully produced. Andrew:  Not that pirates

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Steam Time Review

Steam Time, delivered to us by Thames & Kosmos (Kahuna, Tumult Royale) is a worker placement/engine building hybrid for 2-4 players.  It is designed by Rudiger Dorn, who has to his credit some of my favorite game of all time;

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Jess & I Chat About New York Toy Fair 2016!

New York Toy Fair is always a really interesting event – not a gamer’s convention, it’s really an inside look into the back end of the toy/game industry.  Just like last year, we spent a couple of days wandering around the

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