Tag Archives: board games

Century: Spice Road (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Emerson Matsuuchi Publisher: Plan B Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 30-45 Minutes Times Played: > 14 Century: Spice Road — a game designed by Emerson Matsuuchi and published by Plan B Games — will … Continue reading

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Veggie Garden (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Kelly North Adams Publisher: Quick Simple Fun Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: 5 (On Review Copy from the Publisher) Quick Simple Fun Games is a relatively new publisher, and a … Continue reading

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Kingdomino (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Bruno Cathala Publisher: Blue Orange Games, Pegasus Spiele, Others Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15-20 Minutes Times Played: > 10 I love family-weight strategy games, but so far, there haven’t been many that have stood … Continue reading

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Chris’s Gathering: Friday/Saturday

This is my first year at the Gathering of Friends, and I figured I’d do quick reviews of games I played, plus write a bit about the experience.  I’ve played a number of new games over the past couple of … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #37: Colt Express

Designer: Christophe Raimbault Publisher:  Ludonaute, Asmodee, Others Players:  2 – 6 Ages:  10 and Up Time:  30-40 Minutes Times Played:  > 5 (Plus more on iOS…) Series Note: Two years ago, we began publishing re-reviews of the 36 games that … Continue reading

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Salem (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Travis Hancock Publisher: Facade Games Players: 4 – 12 Ages: 12 and Up Time: 25-35 Minutes Times Played: 8 I’m a huge fan of social deduction games.  I love playing them, I collect them, and I even enjoy moderating … Continue reading

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Hanamikoji (Re-Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Kota Nakayama Publisher: Quick Simple Fun Games; EmperorS4 Games Players: 2 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Quick Simple Fun games released Hanamikoji in the U.S. in December.  The game is currently up for … Continue reading

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Spyfall 2 (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Alexander Ushan Publisher: Cryptozoic / Hobby World Players: 3 – 12 Players Ages: 13 and Up Time: 15+ Minutes Times Played: > 5 Spyfall came out a couple of years ago and was a big hit on the social … Continue reading

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Pandemic Iberia (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers: Matt Leacock, Jesus Torres Castro Publisher: Z-Man Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: 5 (with 2-5 Players) Pandemic Iberia made its debut at Essen 2016, receiving a much wider release in … Continue reading

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Unauthorized (Kickstarter Preview by Chris Wray)

Designers: Patrick & Katherine Lysaght Publisher: Chara Games Players: 6 – 12 Ages: 12 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: 5 (with Prototype Provided by Chara Games) Unauthorized, a social deduction game by Chara Games, will be released on … Continue reading

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