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…

Game Review – Loot the Body!

Like many adventurers, obtaining the greatest treasure imaginable is the ultimate goal. When a group of adventurers in Dragon’s Den Inn heard of an ancient dungeon that could provide unimaginable treasure, they set out to work together to acquire some awesome loot. In B Team Games’ upcoming Kickstarter Loot the Body!, players work to defeat…

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 – 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 – 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 – 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…

Game Review – Ice Cool

  Imagine yourself as a young penguin chick sitting in class and you start to feel it – that tiny little rumble in your stomach as you realize it’s almost lunch time. You know that rumbling will only get louder and stronger the longer you have to wait, so you have a brilliant idea: sneak…

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: 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: 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…