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…

Our Top 5 Games from 2016

It’s the classic recap of the past year! This is each of our Top 5 Board Games from 2016. Keep in mind that this is based on games we’ve been able to play this year. There are definitely some honorable mentions that did not make the list for various reasons, but the most likely reason…

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: The Pursuit of Happiness

If you’ve ever played the classic Game of Life, or enjoyed creating an alter ego with the computer game The Sims, a brand new game called The Pursuit of Happiness may be the game for you. Whether your happiness comes from a relationship, a job, or from having lots of pet projects, you can create…

Game Review: The Networks

Congratulations! You’re the owner of a brand new television network that is developing a prime time lineup of programming. In order to do this, you’ll need TV shows, famous (or not so famous) stars, and advertisements. Get ready to make your network the most successful and gain the most viewers with this new card drafting game, The…

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…

Game Review: Five Tribes

In the game Five Tribes, you have traveled into the Land of 1001 Nights to the Sultanate of Naqala. The previous sultan has died and control of this city-state is up for grabs, but the five tribes within need to believe you are a worthy candidate. With the help of a few Djinns, you must…

Game Review: Takenoko

In the game Takenoko, the Japanese Emperor has assigned you the task of caring for a giant panda bear and tending his bamboo garden. Players cultivate land plots, irrigate them, and grow one of the three species of bamboo (Green, Yellow, and Pink) with the help of the Imperial gardener. But the gardener has to deal…