Category:  BG Review

By Eddie Inzauto, April 13, 2021 0 BG Review, Videos

Pull a chair up & sit down with Eddie Inzauto as he reviews the 2-4 player card-drafting and set collection game, Elysium. This 2015 game from publisher Space Cowboys was designed by Brett J. Gilbert and Matthew Dunstan, and is… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 21, 2020 0 BG Review, Playthrough

Eddie completes a full 2-player playthrough of Reef by Emerson Matsuuchi, published by Next Move Games. This underhyped gem requires careful planning and hand management, and focuses on fun and interesting 3-dimensional pattern-building. Really a fantastic little game that plays… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 4, 2020 0 BG Review, Videos

(Note: Apologies for the static creeping into the audio. My mic was on its last legs and has since been replaced.) Eddie gives his final thoughts on Gloom of Kilforth from Hall or Nothing Productions. This abstracted fantasy adventure game… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, July 3, 2020 0 BG Review, Videos

Eddie reviews Tiny Towns from publisher AEG and rookie designer Peter McPherson. This town-building board game is an excellent spatial puzzle that is easy to get to the table and provides a good amount of “crunch” in its design, along… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 20, 2020 0 BG Review, Videos

Eddie takes a break from doing mostly nothing during the COVID-19 pandemic to review one of his top sci-fi games of all time. Race for the Galaxy by Tom Lehmann is a fast and exciting engine-builder with secret simultaneous action… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 25, 2019 0 BG Review, Playthrough, Videos

Eddie demonstrates a three-player game of Arboretum by Dan Cassar and Renegade Game Studios. This thinky card came demands strong hand-management skills as players build paths of trees in their personal tableaus while trying to maintain the highest value of… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 15, 2019 0 BG Review, Videos

Feudum: The Queen’s Army is a solo and co-op/semi-co-op expansion for Feudum, from Odd Bird Games. It pits players against an automated opponent who sets out to kill the game’s behemoth, and then the player or players, scoring veneration points… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 9, 2019 0 BG Review, Videos

Near and Far is Red Raven Games’ 2017 sequel to Above and Below, and is another storytelling game that now adds worker placement and elements of area control and route-building to an adventure-style game experience, complete with a campaign mode!… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, December 22, 2018 0 BG Review, Videos

Architects of the West Kingdom, from Renegade Game Studios and designers Shem Phillips and SJ Macdonald of Garphill Games, is a unique resource gathering, action-selection and action-development game featuring the same beautiful art style as seen in the North Sea… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 15, 2018 0 BG Review, Videos

The Quest for El Dorado, a deck-building race game from Ravensburger and designer Reiner Knizia, is quick, fun, and a great lightweight option. Players will compete on a modular board, playing cards from their personal decks in order to move… Read More »