Category Archives: Reviews

Dale Yu: Review of Rothbo

So, I’m sure most of you have read the title of the column and are trying to search for a game called Rothbo.  You won’t find it that way, because the Rothbo isn’t a game – but rather a “rotating … Continue reading

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Yunnan

Design by Aaron Haag Published by Argentum Verlag 2 – 5 Players, 90 minutes – 2 hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser Ever since I was a child I heard variations of the phrase, “I wouldn’t do that for all … Continue reading

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Russian Railroads

Design by Helmut Ohley & Leonhard Orgler Published by Hans im Glück / Z-Man Games 2 – 4 Players, 2 hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser Designers Helmut Ohley and Leonhard Orgler are train and railroad aficionados.  They both have … Continue reading

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Linko (Abluxxen)

Design by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling Published by Ravensburger 2 – 5 Players, 20 minutes Review by Greg J. Schloesser One cannot help but admire the incredible diversity of designers Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling.  They are equally adept … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Helios

  Helios Designer: Matthias Prinz & Martin Kallenborn Publisher: Z-man / Hans im Glueck Ages: 10+ Time: ~60-90 min Players: 2-4 Times played: 7 (3 on review copy provided by Z-Man) Helios is a new spring 2014 release from Hans … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Hyperborea

Designer: Andrea Chiarvesio and Pierluca Zizzi Publisher: Asterion, Yemaia Players: 2-6 Ages: 12+ Time: 90 minutes Times played: many plays at different stages of development but this preview is about the final rules of the upcoming release The game release … Continue reading

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Game Review: Völuspá + Order of the Gods (expansion)

Völuspá /Order of the Gods Designer: Scott Caputo Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Times played: 6 plays (1 of Kachina, 2 of Völuspá, 3 with the Order of the Gods expansion) Review copies provided by … Continue reading

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Kickshot Review

Dale Yu: Review of KickShot   It’s that time again, when for a brief moment every four years, the American public looks up and realizes that there is another “football” being played here.  Despite the fact that youth participation in … Continue reading

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Game Review: Rogue Agent

Rogue Agent Designer: David Ausloos Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2-4 (Agent Mode), 3-4 (Android Mode) Ages: 11+ Time: 90 minutes Times played: 5 plays (2 Agent Mode, 3 Android Mode) Review copy provided by Stronghold Games Dystopian visions of the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Vikings (Z-man)

Vikings Designer: Michael Kiesling Publisher: Z-Man (originally by Hans im Gluck in 2007) Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 60-75 minutes Times played: at least 20, but specifically three with the newest 2014 Z-man edition Vikings is an older game which … Continue reading

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