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 – Catacombs & Castles

In an epic battle between light and dark, courageous castle defenders are battling mighty heroes from the catacomb team in defense of their land. Whatever side you fall on, you must flick your way to victory in Elzra Games newest game – Catacombs & Castles. *A review copy of this game was provided to us…

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 – Monikers

In an ever-growing sea of available party games, it’s hard to stand out. But the game Monikers by Palm Court manages to shine, and provides a great experience that is guaranteed to get people out of their comfort zone! (We also have the Monikers: Schmonikers  expansion so some cards in our pictures may not be…

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: 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: 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: 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: 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…