Game Review – Dingo’s Dreams

What happens when a dingo, koala, kidna, and kanga fall asleep? They all dream of course! What do they dream of you might ask? Like any other animal, they dream of wandering the lands far and wide. Unfortunately, these animals have gone into a coma and can only be awoken if they can navigate their…

Game Review: The Others: 7 Sins

The gates of hell have opened and the seven deadly sins are wreaking havoc throughout the world. The only ones that can stop the seven deadly sins and send them back where they came from is the Federal Authority for the Interdiction of Transdimensional Horrors (FAITH) organization. Designer: Eric M. Lang Artist: Jacopo Camagni, Georges Clarenko,…

Game Review: One Night Ultimate Werewolf

Get in the Halloween spirit, and discover who among your friends is a hidden werewolf, in this quick deduction game – One Night Ultimate Werewolf. Designer: Ted Alspach & Akihisa Okui Artist: Gus Batts Publisher: Bezier Games Genre: Deduction, Hidden Roles Players: 3-10 Play Time: 10 Minutes Number of Logged Plays: 24+ Buy it on Amazon via He said,…

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: 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: Vast – The Crystal Caverns

A kingdom is being plagued by the looming threat of the dragon in the crystal cavern awakening and terrorizing the village. The special thing about this cavern is that it is filled with treasure, which has lured in many adventurers only never to be seen again. Many suspect that the dragon is responsible for these disappearances, but…

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: Hanabi

Fireworks – a universal symbol for celebration. In the cooperative game Hanabi—named for the Japanese word for “fireworks”— players work together to try to create the perfect fireworks show. Designer: Antoine Bauza Artist: Antoine Bauza, Gérald Guerlais, Albertine Ralenti Publisher: R&R Games Genre: Cooperative Game Players: 2-5 Play time: 25 minutes Number of Logged Plays: 10+ Buy it on…

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…