Colt Express Review
Looking forward to a nice two player night with my favourite gaming crony, Graham. I've packed beers, printed play aids, read the rules - twice - and I'm about to leave. The phone rings.
"Matt? It's Graham. I've got a house full of teenagers. Bring some multi-player games. And some more beer."
I'm in a rush, so I grab the first thing in front of me. It's Colt Express. I got it on a whim to play with my daughter. I mean: it's cheap, it's got a cool 3d train and it won the Spiel des Jahres. What could go wrong? Well, as it turns out, what went wrong is that it's pretty poor with two. So it seems a good excuse to run the locomotive out again.
Erik Twice wrote: I think this new direction you took is supergood for you Matt! I think it suits you a lot better and your articles have improved a lot.
Agreed. The last reviewer to really do this was the other Matt- Drake.* If people want clinical component descriptions and unboxings, they can go take their thumbs elsewhere.
I thank you.
*I miss that dude. I know he got burned out on board games and the surrounding culture, but I loved his writing.