Category Archives: Reviews

Dale Yu: Review of New York 1901

  New York 1901 Designer: Chenier La Salle Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 2-4 Ages: 8+ Time: 30-60 mins Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Blue Orange New York 1901 is the new big-box release from Blue Orange, a … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Tokaido Crossroads Expansion

  Tokaido: Crossroads Expansion Designer: Antoine Bauza Publisher: Funforge, distributed domestically by Passport Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 8+ Time: 45 minutes Times played: 4 with review copy provided by Passport Games The Crossroads Expansion for Tokaido is being distributed domestically … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Taxi Wildlife

  Taxi Wildlife Designer: Florian Racky Publisher: HABA Players: 2-4 Ages: 5+ Time: ~10 minutes Times played: 5, with review copy provided by HABA USA I’ll stick with the theme of finding wooden animals with touch alone by reviewing Taxi … Continue reading

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Review of The Voyages of Marco Polo

The Voyages of Marco Polo Designers: Simone Luciani and Daniele Tascini Artist: Dennis Lohausen Publisher: Z-Man Games, Hans im Gluck Players: 2-4 Time: 40-100 minutes   I’ve waited a long time for a Marco Polo themed game that would pique … Continue reading

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Game Review: Crash Cup Karambolage

Designer: Heinz Meister Publisher: HABA Players: 2-4 Ages: 6+ Playing Time: 15 minutes Review by Mark Jackson on a review copy provided by HABA Games (7 plays with Crash Cup Karambolage, 20 plays with the original 1995 edition) There are a LOT of flicking games out … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Dark Tales

  Dark Tales Designer: Pierluca Zizzi Publisher: dV giochi Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Time: 30 minutes Times played: 4, with review copy provided by dV Dark Tales is a card game that is inspired by classic fairy tales, retold in … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Stockpile

  Stockpile Designers: Seth Van Orden, Brett Sobol Publisher: Nauvoo Games Players: 2-5 Ages: 13+ Time: 45-60 mins Times played: 4, with both a published copy as well as on a review copy provided by Nauvoo Games Stockpile is the … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of ModX

ModX Designers: Mark & Joan Wilkinson Publisher: Cryptozoic Entertainment Players: 2-4 Ages: 15+ Playing time: 20 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by Cryptozoic ModX is a departure from the usual sort of game that I expect from … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: 2 Reviews of card games from Blue Orange: Sushi Draft and Armadora

  Sushi Draft Designer: Takahiro Publisher: Blue Orange Players: 3-5 Ages: 8+ Time: 15 minutes Times played: >10 total, 3 with most recent version provided in review by Blue Orange Blue Orange has recently emerged on the scene with a … Continue reading

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Review of Camel Up Supercup (An Expansion for Camel Up)

Designer:  Steffen Bogen Publisher:  eggertspiele; Z-Man Games Players:  2 – 10 Ages:  6 and Up Time:  30-45 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Camel Up Supercup: An Expansion in Four Modules My family and I love Camel Up, so my interest … Continue reading

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