Game in a Minute: Steampunk Rally

This week Andrew takes a look at Roxley’s Steampunk Rally. It’s a racing game where famous scientists build and adjust their flying contraption all along the race. Is it a winner or does it fall short of the finish line? Find

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My Little Scythe Review

Title: My Little Scythe Genre: Area Control, Set Collection, Action Selection Publisher: Stonemaier Games Release Date: 2017 Designer: Hoby Chou, Vienna Chou Artist: Noah Adelman, Katie Khau Player Count: 1-6 For People Who Like: Scythe, Wonderfully Adorable Games, Apples My

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Spell Smashers Review

Title: Spell Smashers Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Release Date: 2018 Designer: Christopher Chung Artist: Csaba Bernáth, Mihajlo Dimitrievski Player Count: 1-5 Players Spell Smashers is a spelling game for those who like to use their words to resolve conflicts (specifically

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Adventure Land Review

Title: Adventure Land Publisher: HABA Designer: Michael Kiesling, Wolfgang Kramer Artist: Franz Vohwinkel Player Count: 2-4 Adventure Land is a wonderfully accessible and wonderfully playable family-weight game that has just the right level of strategy to keep more seasoned players

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Root Review

Title: Root Genre: War, Asymmetrical Publisher: Leder Games Designer: Cole Wehrle Artist: Kyle Ferrin Player Count: 2-4 (1-6 with the expansion) For People Who Like: Vast, Asymmetry, Accessible war games Root combines everything that is good about an asymmetrical game

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Vast: The Crystal Caverns Review

Title: Vast: The Crystal Caverns Genre: Dungeon Crawl, Asymmetrical Publisher: Leder Games Designer: Patrick Leder, David Somerville Artist: Kyle Ferrin Player Count: 1-5 (or 7 with the expansion) Vast: The Crystal Caverns is a tremendously ambitious piece of game design

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Game in a Minute: Luna

Title: Luna Genre: Worker Placement, Area Control Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Designer: Stefan Feld Artist: Klemens Franz Player Count: 1-4 Luna, from designer Stefan Feld (whose catalog practically constitutes its own genre of games) is a thoughtful, engaging worker placement

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Roar: King of the Pride Review

Title: Roar: King of the Pride Publisher: IDW Games Designer: Daryl Andrews, Erica Bouyouris Artist: Vincent Dutrait Player Count: 3-6 For People Who Like: Contentious Area Control, Lions, Roaring Roar: King of the Pride is an attractive area control game,

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Tower of Madness Review

Title: Tower of Madness Genre: Press Your Luck Publisher: Smirk & Dagger Games Designer: Curt Covert Artist: EJ Dela Cruz, Gunship Revolution, Jen Santos, Brian Valeza Player Count: 3-5 Standing tall above the table, Tower of Madness is one part

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Mercado Review

Title: Mercado Genre: Bag Building, Set Collection Publisher: Kosmos Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Artist: Fiore GmbH Player Count: 2-4 Mercado is a luck-driven bag builder where players will follow in that finest tradition of the wealthy – buying stuff to be

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