Game Review – Dinosaur Island

Ever wanted to create your own dinosaur theme park? Well, here’s your chance with Pandasaurus Games’ Dinosaur Island! As the manager of the park, you must work to create the best dinos around while also hiring the proper security to keep your dinos in check. Once you have some interesting dinosaurs to look at, the visitors…

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…

Gen Con 2017 Preview

In a few days, we’re making the trek to Indianapolis for the best four days of gaming – Gen Con! This will be our second time going, with the first being in 2015. With a 10-hour drive to tackle, we’ve got some time to think about all the exciting events and anticipate the games we’re…

Game Review – Word Domination

WANTED: Calling all criminal masterminds for the biggest heist in history! Get ready to S-P-E-L-L your way to victory with Uproarious Games’ Word Domination – a masterfully blended word/strategy game. Designer:  Jeff Beck Artist: Ryan Goldsberry Publisher: Uproarious Games Genre: Word Game, Area Control, Tile Placement Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-45 minutes Number of Logged Plays: 3…

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 – Too Many Bones

It’s time to take down a tyrant! Too Many Bones is a cooperative, dice-based, adventure role-playing game (RPG) that will test a team of Gearlocs with deadly monsters and games of skill on their quest to defeat a tyrant threatening the lands. With seven unique tyrants to defeat, the Gearlocs have quite a challenge in front…

Game Review – Aeon’s End

In a world overtaken by darkness, a dwindling group surviving the invasion from the Nameless creatures years ago is all that remains of humanity. The underground city of Gravehold is the last beacon of hope as some of the survivors learned to harness the power of the breaches that brought the Nameless creatures. Using energy from various…

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…

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 – 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 – 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: 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…