Category Archives: Reviews

Dale Yu: First Impressions of Seikatsu

  Seikatsu Designer: Matt Loomis and Isaac Shalev Publisher: IDW Games Players: 1-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 30 minutes Times played – 3 with preview copy provided by IDW Seikatsu is a word that means “Life” in Japanese. In this game, … Continue reading

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Whistle Stop

Design by Scott Caputo Published by Bezier Games 2 – 5 Players, 1 ½ – 2 hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser Really?  Does the boardgaming world really need another train game?  The market is saturated with hundreds, if not … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of Deckscape: The Fate of London

  Deckscape: Fate of London (spoiler free review) Designers: Martino Chiacchiera and Silvano Sorrentino Players: 1-6 Ages: 12+ Time: 45-90 minutes Times played: 1, with review copy provided by dv Giochi The puzzle game genre has been rapidly growing over … Continue reading

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Tournament at Camelot (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Ken Shannon, Karen Boginski, Jody Barbessi Publisher:  Wizkids Players:  3-6 Ages:  14 and Up Time:  45 Minutes Times Played: 4 (On Review Copy Provided by Publisher) Tournament at Camelot is a new King Arthur-themed trick taking game in which … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Review of BONK

  BONK Designer: David Harvey Publisher: Competo/Marketoy Players: 2 or 4 Ages: 6+ Time: 5-10 minutes Times played: 6 with review copy provided by Competo/Marketoy BONK is another of the new Target-only offerings for this year; this one from the … Continue reading

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The Fox in the Forest (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Joshua Buergel Publisher:  Renegade Game Studios, Foxtrot Games Players:  2 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Times Played: > 5 The Fox in the Forest is a 2-player trick taking card game from Renegade Game Studios and Foxtrot … Continue reading

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James Nathan: Mini Rails

Mini Rails Designer: Mark Gerrits Artist: Steve Tse Publisher: Moaideas Games Design Players: 3-5 Ages: 13+ Time: 40-60 minutes Times Played: 5 times with purchased copy, 1 time with review copy Previously Covered: Lorna’s Mini Review – First Impressions Sometimes … Continue reading

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Cities of Splendor: An Expansion Review

Designer:  Marc Andre Publisher:  Space Cowboys Players:  2 – 4 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30 Minutes Times Played:   > 6 Cities of Splendor: A Review of Four Expansions Splendor is one of my all-time favorite games.  I’ve logged more … Continue reading

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James Nathan: Review of Gads Hill 1874

Gads Hill 1874 Designer: Stephan Riedel Artist: Christian Opperer Publisher: Clicker Spiele Players: 2-4 Ages: 10+ Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: 6 with purchased copies There was a time last October when I moved this to the “not interested category”. … Continue reading

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Indulgence (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Jerry D’Arcy, Rob Daviau, Justin Jacobson Publisher: Restoration Games Players: 3-4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 45-60 Minutes Times Played: > 5 As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of trick-taking card games.  I play them, collect them, … Continue reading

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