PAX Unplugged: Scorpius Freighter

This past weekend we visited PAX Unplugged, the first PAX convention to focus solely on board games. It was a fantastic amount of fun and we got to see a bunch of new games including AEG’s new worker placement game,

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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: The Game

Title: The Game Genre: Cooperative, Hand Management Publisher: IDW Games, Pandasaurus Games Designer: Steffen Benndorf Artist: Kwanchai Moriya Player Count: 1-5 The Game is a quick, fun filler and a great travel game, and the latest printing from IDW Games

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Game in a Minute: Dice of Crowns & Dice of Pirates

Title: Dice of Crowns & Dice of Pirates Genre: Press your luck, Dice Rolling Publisher: Thing 12 Games Designer: Sean Epperson, Brander "Badger" Roullett Artist: Darrin Michelson, Kris Quistorff Player Count: 2-6 For People Who Like: Rolling dice Both Dice

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Game in a Minute Spirits of the Wild

Title: Spirits of the Wild Publisher: Mattel Release Date: 2018 Designer: Nick Hayes Artist: Syd Weiler Player Count: 2 Players This week Andrew whips through an explanation of Spirits of the Wild; an elegant set collection game  where you call

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Game in a Minute Splendor

Title: Splendor Publisher: Space Cowboys, Asmodee Release Date: 2014 Designer: Marc André Artist: Marc André, Pascal Quidault Player Count: 2-4 players For People Who Like: Building engines. Great two player game. Mining gems and buying some influence with nobles is

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Game in a Minute Welcome To

Title: Welcome To… Publisher: Deep Water Games Release Date: 2018 Designer: Benoit Turpin Artist: Anne Heidsieck Player Count: 1-100 For People Who Like: Roll & Writes Welcome To by Deepwater Games is a dice-less roll and write of neighborhood construction.

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Magnets: The Game Kickstarter Preview

Title: Magnets: The Game Genre: Dexterity Publisher: (Self-Published) Release Date: 2014 Designer: Jeff Lyon, Isaac Zal Artist: Stephanie Felicita Smith Player Count: 1-6 Today we check out a prototype for Magnets: The Game, up on Kickstarter right now.  Does this

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Gameosity Reviews Paleolithic

Looking for a family-weight game that features just a hint of more advanced gamer concepts like worker placement, resource management, and set completion? Shepherd Kit’s Paleolithic aims to entertain all, but does it deliver? Check out Andrew’s review to find

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