Author Archives: Tery Noseworthy

About Tery Noseworthy

Boardgamer. Baker. Writer. Celtics Fan. Red Sox Fan.

CUPCAKE EMPIRE

Designers:  Al Leduc and Yves TourignyPublisher: LudonovaPlayers: 2-4Ages: 10+Time: 45 – 60 minutesTimes played: 5, with a copy I purchased When thinking about games to play or purchase I normally like to keep my non-boardgaming interests separate from my board … Continue reading

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Gulf Games in Chattanooga

I was lucky to get to spend an extended weekend last week playing games at Gulf Games, a small family-oriented game con that took place this time in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  While I probably should have been focused on playing games … Continue reading

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NEWTON

N Designers:  Nestore Mancone and Simone Luciani Publisher: Cranio Creations/CMON Players: 1-4 Ages: 14+ Time:  90 minutes Played: 4 times with a copy I purchased Seeing Isaac Newton only makes me think of physics class; this was not a class … Continue reading

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NEOM

Designer: Paul Sottosanti Publisher: Lookout Games Players: 1-5 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 minutes Times Played: 4 times with someone else’s copy (mine is on pre-order), plus several times online I have always enjoyed city building as a theme for many … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

Designer Stefan Feld Publisher: Alea Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 – 60 minutes Times played: 3, with a copy I purchased It’s always hard for me to wade through all the lists of games coming out at Essen; the … Continue reading

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Report from the Field – Lobster Trap XXI

Every November I am lucky enough to attend Lobster Trap, an annual invite-only board game convention held just north of Boston. The con started in a friend’s art studio that was right on the ocean, so thus the name Lobster … Continue reading

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HERO’S CROSSING

Designer: Brian Sowers Publisher: One Method Monkey Players: 1-4 Ages: 14+ Time:  45 minutes Times Played: 3 times, with a review copy I received from the designer Everyone always talks about the hero – how well they did in battle, … Continue reading

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DRUIDS

Designer: Gunter Burkhardt and Wolfgang Lehmann Publisher: AMIGO Players: 2-5 Ages: 10+ Time:  45 minutes Times Played: 2 times with a review copy I came home from Essen with several new card games, all of which I was excited to try. … Continue reading

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DROP IT

  DESIGNER: Bernhard Lach and Uwe Rapp PUBLISHER:  Kosmos # OF PLAYERS: 2 – 4 AGES: 8 and up TIME:30 minutes TIMES PLAYED: 6, with a copy I purchased I am horrible at dexterity games. My hands aren’t steady, I … Continue reading

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Gulf Games

  I am just home from a few days at Gulf Games in New Orleans, an invitation-only con that is somewhat unique in that was created specifically for families; attendees can bring their non-gaming (or more casual gaming) spouses and … Continue reading

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