Analysis SI san il defanso Updated December 03, 2018 1027 0
Without much fanfare, 2018 marked the 40th edition of the Speil des Jahres. There are now forty games that have had the title of Game of the Year bestowed upon them by German-speaking board game critics, and the winner can expect to become one of the best-selling games in the world.
Rants & Raves U ubarose November 30, 2018 594 0
Cosmic Encounter has been around since 1977, making it older than many of you reading this. A 42nd Anniversary Edition was just recenly released by Fantasy Flight Games. Cosmic Encounter may be the game that appears most frequently in our Top Five thread in Trash Talk. But what do you think of it? Do you have a favorite edition? Which expansions do you add? What do you leave out? Do you love it or hate it? Do you still play it? ...
Board Game Reviews J Jackwraith Updated November 30, 2018 1838 0
Heroes of Terrinoth is adventure that's both abstract and detailed.
NEW and Upcoming Games U ubarose November 28, 2018 551 0
The peaceful forest folk have created a predator-free zone, and now they wish to build a thriving community based on the advice of their mayor. The area has limited space, and necessary resources are hard to find. The mayor will have to be clever to allocate needed items to the most productive projects.
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated November 30, 2018 701 2
“Ladies and gentlemen, I'm here tonight to tell you a very strange story — a story so strange that no one will believe it — but, ladies and gentlemen, seeing is believing. And we — my partners and I — have brought back the living proof of our adventure, an adventure in which twelve of our party met horrible death. And now, ladies and gentlemen, before I tell you any more, I'm going to show you the greatest thing your eyes have ever beheld. He was a king and a god in the world he knew, but now he...
Podcasts from Around the Web JL Josh Look Updated November 26, 2018 545 1
Fireball Island, Goldland, and Family Games
Fireball Island: Curse of Vul-Kar, Goldland
This week Al and Josh played Fireball Island: Curse of Vul-Kar, Goldland, and talked about which games they like to play with their families.
Board Game Reviews M MattDP Updated November 26, 2018 814 0
Inside the box lid, there's a face looking back at me. Underneath the rules is a selection of components so odd as to immediately pique my curiosity. Small stacks of shiny poker chips, a rolled up neoprene board and a pair of custom-printed dice aren't the half of it. All the cards have some weird backing that makes them as glittery as fish scales and twice as slippery.
Rants & Raves U ubarose Updated November 23, 2018 523 0
Its the day after Thanksgiving, and yesterday, after clearing the plates from our feast, our family played Scattergories, Cockroach Poker and Heck Meck. When I was a kid, it would have been Monolpoly, Dominos or Blackjack. In later years these games were replaced by Trivial Pursuit and Pictionary. The games we play after holiday feasts may have changed, but the fun we have hasn't. Do you play games with family on Thanksgiving? If so what do you play?
Staff Blogs MB Michael Barnes Updated January 16, 2019 2327 0
What does it all mean, really?