Game in a Minute: SHŌBU

Title: SHŌBU Publisher: Smirk & Laughter Games Release Date: 2019 Designer: Manolis Vranas, Jamie Sajdak Player Count: 2 SHŌBU is a beautiful, austere abstract game that somehow feels both modern and timeless.  Check out Game in a Minute to see

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Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/23/19

Welcome to Friday folks! Where you can sit back, relax, and check out the latest crowdfunding projects on Kickstarter. What amused me this week? Let’s take a look! Animalchemists Animal alchemists sounds like a bad idea when you consider all

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Game in a Minute: Draftosaurus

Title: Draftosaurus Publisher: Ankama Release Date: 2019 Designer: Antoine Bauza, Corentin Lebrat, Ludovic Maublanc, Théo Rivière Artist: Jiahui Eva Gao, Vipin Alex Jacob Player Count: 2-5 This week, Andrew takes a look at the dino-drafting, theme-park-building game Draftosaurus.  If you’re

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Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/16/19

Jess: Ultra-Tiny Epic Galaxies The original game, Tiny Epic Galaxies,  is a dice-rolling area-control game where you vie for control over powerful planets while building up you empire. You will roll to determine which actions you can take and can

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Gen Con Round -Up

Gen Con is tremendous. It is the largest tabletop gaming convention in North America and there is so much to see and do every year that whatever time we can spend there never feels like enough. This year we checked

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Eleven Board Games Win Serious Play’s Award

The winners of the Serious Play Award Competition have been announced! The competition judges board games designed for use in education or training and this year 11 were given medals for excellence. Gold Medals were awarded to: Cryptocurency, a game

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Kids on Bikes Volume 2 Rolls in This Fall

Kids on Bikes, the tabletop roleplaying game by Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski, just won a Gold ENnie at Gen Con and to pile on the good news, Renegade Games will be releasing a new supplement for the game! The

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Wobble King Review

Title: Wobble King Release Date: 2018 Designer: Heinz Meister Artist: Pascal Nöldner I adore dexterity games. There is something very satisfying about gracefully placing a piece just right and the deliciously terrible tension that builds as you see the first

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Jess’s Fave Five Kickstarters of the Week 8/9/19

Jess: Friday is a fun day when you fill it with games. Let’s see which games caught my eye this week on Kickstarter. Sleeping Gods Ryan Laukat’s games are beautiful elegance made cardboard. I own basically every game he’s published

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Genius Games Acquires Artana

Genius Games makes some really awesome f Science-based tabletop games, so it makes sense that they would be interested in the history and technology games of Artana LLC (Tesla vs. Edison, Einstein, Lovelace & Babbage, and Tomorrow). “Artana is a

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