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 – Unfair

In the world of amusement park management, the competition is cutthroat. Though selling fun is the goal, it’s not always fun and games. In CMON Limited and Good Games Publishing latest game, Unfair, players compete to build the best possible amusement park. Designer: Joel Finch Artist: Nicole Castles, Lina Cossette, David Forest, Philippe Poirier Publisher: CMON…

Game Review – Great Western Trail

Greetings ranchers! We’re in need of some quality cattle in this here parts, and the best come from Texas. Calling all ranchers prepared to wrangle up herds of cattle, get them to Kansas City, and load them onto trains for delivery. But this is no easy task because the trail is full of hazards, and…

Game Review – Dream Home

At some time during our lives, we’ve all imagined our dream home. For Calvin, it would be an indoor tennis court or movie theater room. For Mandee, it would be a library with wall-to-wall books and a ladder. In Dream Home, you get a chance at design your own dream home. The rooms in the game aren’t very outlandish,…

Game Review: Dreamwell

Now entering Dreamwell – where you’re navigating a vast dream world in search of your lost friends. In your quest, you will encounter fantastical lands and psychedelic animals that will guide you to your friends. Designer: Nick Little Artist: Tara McPherson, Scott Hartman Publisher: Action Phase Games Genre: Set Collection, Grid Movement Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30-45 minutes Number of Logged Plays: 5…

Game Review: The Oregon Trail Card Game

Take a trip back to your childhood and relive when virtual family members would die of dysentery left and right by playing the new  Target exclusive game: The Oregon Trail Card Game. Publisher: Pressman Toy Corp. Genre: Cooperative Game Players: 2-6 Play Time: 20 minutes Number of Logged Plays: 2 (4 players both times) Skip ahead to find out:…

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…