Game Review – Ex Libris

The Mayor has just announced a brand new position, the Grand Librarian, for the Village Council. Anyone who lives in the town can apply for the position by showing off their library to the mayor. The competition will be fierce between the town’s librarians as they acquire more books through auctions, private booksellers, and even…

Game Review – Whistle Stop

All aboard the Whistle Stop Express! Pick up shipments from the East Coast and deliver across the ever-expanding railroad system in Bezier Games’ latest pick-up and deliver game, Whistle Stop. Will you choose to race across the entire country to be the first one to get all of your trains to the west coast or will…

Game Review – Yokohama

Japan has just opened itself up to the foreign trade market and Yokohama is the premier hub for all of Japan’s exports. There is a lot of potential money to be made in this market so all the merchants of the city came out in droves to make a name for themselves. Players will take…

Game Review – 5 Minute Dungeon

Dungeons rarely take five minutes to navigate, but in this speed card game, heroes from all classes must work together to defeat obstacles, people, events, and, ultimately, the evil dungeon master. But quick – you only have five minutes! Designer: Connor Reid Artist: Alex Diochon Publisher:KOSMOS & Wiggles 3D Genre: Real-time/Speed Game, Cooperative Players: 2-5 Play…

Game Review – Santorini

What do youthful versions of gods do for fun? They compete against each other to see who’s the best at guiding civilians at constructing a city in the Aegean Sea, of course! The young gods had so much fun doing this, they decided to turn it into a competitive game. The name of this game…

Game Review – Terraforming Mars

The year is 2315 and Earth has become  overpopulated, draining what little remaining resources are left. Civilization’s only hope is to expand into space to find a new planet for settlement. The World Government organization, established in 2174, plans to terraform Mars, but it will require cooperation from the major corporations on Earth. A large financial…

Game Review: Mysterium

In the weeks leading up to Halloween, there’s nothing better than finding a game that encompasses everything about this spooky holiday. Ghosts, mystery, and solving a gruesome crime – these are all things offered in the game Mysterium.  Designer: Oleksandr Nevskiy, Oleg Sidorenko Artist: Igor Burlakov, Xavier Collette, Oleksandr Nevskiy, Oleg Sidorenko Publisher: Asmodee Genre: Deduction and Cooperative Players: 2-7 Players…

Game Review: Scythe

Scythe takes place in an alternate history in the 1920s in Europa. After the conclusion of the first Great War, all that’s left in the war torn Europa is “The Factory,” which was used heavily during the war to manufacture war machines. “The Factory” has now been abandoned and ripe for the picking from nearby countries. In…

Game Review: Codenames

  Looking for the next great party game to add to your collection? Well, look no further than the game Codenames. Designer: Vlaada Chvatil Artist: Stéphane Gantiez, Tomáš Kučerovský Publisher: Czech Games Edition Genre: Party Game, Deduction Players: 2-8 Play time: 15 minutes Number of Logged Plays: 10+ Buy it on Amazon via He said, She Said Games Skip ahead to find…

Game Review: Blood Rage

The great state of Minnesota is known for its Viking origins (and a perpetually disappointing NFL football team), and now you can return to your roots and become a leader of an ancient Vikings clan with the game Blood Rage. Ragnarök is coming and it’s your last chance to go down in a blaze of glory with…

Game Review: 7 Wonders

Imagine you’re the leader of the one the seven great cities in the Ancient World. It’s your job to gather resources, develop commercial routes, and develop military power in order to build your city and erect an architectural wonder sure to impress future generations. Designer: Antoine Bauza Artist: Miguel Coimbra Publisher: Repos Production, Asmodee Genre: Card Drafting Players: 2-7…