Category:  Reviews

By Eddie Inzauto, March 8, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Steam Works is an engine-building worker placement game for 2-5 players from Tasty Minstrel Games, designed by Alex Churchill. Players will be collecting power sources and components to build machines that act as new worker placement spaces for themselves and… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, March 6, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Grand Austria Hotel is a highly thematic eurogame for 2-4 players from Mayfair Games, designed by Simone Luciani and Virginio Gigli. The game is a wonderful collection of game mechanisms that integrate surprisingly well with one another to create a… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, February 28, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Above and Below is a beautiful and engaging hybrid game for 2-4 players from designer/artist Ryan Laukat and Red Raven Games. It cleverly combines storytelling, engine-building, resource management, action point allowance, and other mechanics in an accessible, middleweight title that… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, February 4, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Arcadia Quest from CMON Limited is at the top of the heap when it comes to chucking dice and smashing baddies…and your friends. This arena combat hack-n-slash campaign-style game is a ton of fun and does so much with minimal… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 16, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Tiffin is an area control/influence card game from Rio Grande Games for 2-4 players designed by Jonathan Hager and Rael Dornfest. Its “competitor” mechanic introduces a degree of suspense to the gameplay unlike many other games of this type, despite… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 12, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

The Others is an asymmetric game of miniatures combat between a team of 1-4 heroes and their enemy: a single player controlling an avatar of sin and its minions. It’s designed by Eric M. Lang and published by CMON Limited…. Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 7, 2017 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Cinque Terre is a pickup-and-deliver game from Rio Grande Games, designed by Chris Handy. It’s an excellent gateway game that’s simple to learn and easy to play, but offers a greater depth of strategy than first meets the eye. It’s… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, December 26, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Dungeons & Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game from Wizards of the Coast has become something of a modern classic in cooperative dungeon-crawling board games since its initial release in 2010. It scratches the dungeon-crawling, dice-chucking, hack-n-slash itch, but leaves a fair… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, December 1, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Feudum is an economic, resource-management, area-control, semi-programmed-action-selection, kingdom-building game for 2-5 players from Odd Bird Games and designer Mark Swanson. It’s currently on Kickstarter (ends December 15, 2016) and has been fully funded. This is a deep and nuanced game… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 19, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie reviews Dogs of War, from Spaghetti Western Games and CMON, designed by Paolo Mori. This worker-placement strategy war game sees 3-5 players competing in 12 battles between 6 noble factions throughout the game, benefitting from each show of support, each… Read More »