Tag Archives: board games

Review of Terra by Friedemann Friese

  Designer:  Friedemann Friese Publishers: Bezier Games, HUCH! & Friends, Others Players: 2 – 6 Ages: 10 + Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 5     Back in 2008, Friedemann Friese (504, Power Grid) released Fauna, an animal-themed trivia … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of La Granja

La Granja Publisher: Stronghold Games Designers: Andreas Odendahl, Michael Keller Artist: Harald Lieske Players: 1-4 Ages: 12+ Playing Time: 90-120min MSRP $59.95 Release: 2014 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio Prasad Game Played: Review Copy Number of Plays: 4 Introduction In La … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Origins 2015 Part 2

Origins 2015 Part 2 Hello gamers! Welcome back! Be sure to check out Origins 2015 Part 1 – you wouldn’t want to miss out on any of the fun! I don’t think I mentioned one word about food in the first … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Origins 2015 Part 1

Origins 2015 Part 1 The Origins Game Fair was held June 3-7 in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Registration this year was via bar code, emailed to those who pre-registered. The wait time in line was a lot … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Rococo

Rococo (Rokoko) Publisher: Eagle Games/Eggertspiele Designers: Matthias Cramer, Louis Malz, Stefan Malz Players: 2-5 Ages: 12+ Playing Time: 60-120min MSRP $59.95 Release: 2013 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio Prasad Game Played: Review Copy Number of Plays: 2-3 Introduction Welcome to the Rococo … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Star Realms

Star Realms Publisher: White Wizard Games Designers: Robert Dougherty, Darwin Kastle Players: 2 (There are multiplayer rules for 3 to 6 with more decks – haven’t tried.) Ages: 12+ Playing Time: 20min MSRP $14.99 Release: 2014 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Review of Evolution (2nd Edition)

In Evolution, players shepherd their species through a progressively more competitive environment.  Get your species to live long and prosper, measured by one’s food intake over the course of the game, and you win the game.  Limited food, players creating … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Istanbul (Plus Kebab Shop)

Istanbul (Plus Kebab Shop) Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) [Included: Istanbul: Kebab Shop Mini Expansion, by Spielbox] Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Artists: Andreas Resch, Hans-Georg Schneider Players:  2-5 Ages: 10+ Playing Time: 40-60 min MSRP $49.99 Released: 2014 Reviewed by: Mary … Continue reading

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: Review of Terra Mystica

Terra Mystica Publisher: Z-Man Games/Filosofia Editions Designers: Helge Ostertag, Jens Drögemüller Artist: Dennis Lohausen Players: 2-5 Ages: 14+ Playing Time: 30 min per player MSRP $79.99 Released: 2012 Reviewed by: Mary Dimercurio Prasad Game Played: Review Copy Number of Plays: … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Eclectic Fall 2014

Perhaps a surprise to the hard-core boardgamers, there are strategic apps on the app store that are NOT direct ports of boardgames. Here’s a selection of various game apps (including wargames and collectible card games) that might be worth a … Continue reading

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