Tag Archives: board games

Paper Tales (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Masato Uesugi Publisher: Stronghold Games Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Paper Tales is a card game in which players draft units to bring glory … Continue reading

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Lost Cities: Rivals (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Reiner Knizia Publisher: Kosmos Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 40 Minutes Times Played: > 5 Lost Cities: Rivals is the latest game in the award-winning Lost Cities/Keltis line of games.  Released earlier this month at … Continue reading

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Ultimate Werewolf Legacy (Game Review by Chris Wray) (Spoiler Free)

Designers: Ted Alspach, Rob Daviau Artist: Stephanie Gustafsson Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 9 – 16 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 60 Minutes Per Game, Each Chapter is 3 Games, There Are 5 Chapters Times Played: > 10 (With Several Additional … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: What I Enjoyed Playing in August 2018

This is the August entry for my series where I post five games I enjoyed playing in past month that I didn’t have time to do full reviews of.  As always, I limit it to five titles, of which there’s … Continue reading

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Terraforming Mars: Prelude (Expansion Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Jacob Fryxelius Publisher:  Stronghold Games Artists:  Isaac Fryxelius Players:  1 – 5 Ages:  12 and Up Time:  90 – 120 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from the Publisher) Terraforming Mars is one of the hobby’s biggest … Continue reading

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Nimble (Game Review by Chris Wray)

  Designer: Peter Jürgensen Publisher: Stronghold Games; Edition Spielwiese Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 6 and Up Time: 1 – 5 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On Review Copy from Publisher) Nimble is a fast-paced reaction game in which players … Continue reading

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Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 (Game Review by Chris Wray) (Spoiler Free)

Designer: Rob Daviau, Matt Leacock Publisher: Z-Man (U.S.) Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 60 Minutes Per Game, Campaign Takes 12-24 Games Times Played: 20 (Full Campaign) Pandemic Legacy first took the boardgame world by storm back … Continue reading

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Illusion (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Pandasaurus (U.S. Release), NSV (Germany) Players: 2 – 5 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Illusion is a card game in which players attempt to order cards by the percentage of … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 3: Mini Reviews from Afar (Chris Wray)

I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  Rather than discussing the convention, this post primarily consists … Continue reading

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Ganz schön clever (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Wolfgang Warsch Publisher: Schmidt Spiele Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 30 Minutes Times Played: > 15 Roll ‘n Writes: love ‘em or hate ‘em, the throw-some-dice-and-mark-something-off mechanic has been popular in recent years. Though most … Continue reading

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