Category:  Board Game Review

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 »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 25, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto reviews CMON’s The World of Smog: On Her Majesty’s Service, designed by Sir Yohan Lemonnier. It’s a 2-4 player action-selection trading game with an abstract feel and unique gear-rotating mechanic. Players are racing to collect their secret combination… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 22, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie reviews the MOBA-inspired, 2-6 player pirate combat game, Rum & Bones, and offers a preview of the updates coming to the franchise in Rum & Bones: Second Tide, which will be shipping starting in January 2017. The game has… Read More »

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

Eddie Inzauto takes a look at Hunting Sasquatch from Spyglass Games, designed by Sina Hirsch, Jeff Arbough, and Mike Knight. It’s a 2-5 player competitive push-your-luck dice-rolling game in which players compete to gain the most points by the time… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, October 10, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto takes a look at the original superhero deckbuilding game, Emergents: Genesis, by Anthony Conta, Brian David-Marshall, and Matthew Wang of Urban Island Games. A few oversights and imbalances hold this one back, but the progressive card play with… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 29, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Eddie Inzauto reviews Eric M. Lang and Guillotine games’ Blood Rage, published by CMON. This combat-heavy area control game with card drafting, hidden objectives, and various upgrade paths is a special hybrid of Euro and Ameritrash that will have a… Read More »

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

Eddie Inzauto reviews 51st State: The Complete Master Set, including a detailed rules and gameplay explanation. Designer Ignacy Trzewiczek and Portal Games have done an excellent job with this comprehensive reimplementation of 51st State, New Era, and Winter using some… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 13, 2016 0 Board Game Review

Sky Dynasty is a 2- to 5-player deck-building card game by Robert Miedel currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. The game features simultaneous action selection and multiple phases of play with a sort of blind-bidding/worker-placement combat mechanic with an area control… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, August 10, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Euphoria: Build A Better Dystopia from Stonemaier Games, designed by Jamey Stegmaier and Alan Stone, is a truly unique and highly thematic worker placement game that innovates with multiple game mechanics and offers players an excellent, engaging play experience for… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, July 23, 2016 0 Board Game Review, Videos

Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game is a semi-cooperative, dice-based action selection game from Plaid Hat Games, designed by Jonathan Gilmour and Isaac Vega. With elements of storytelling, exploration, and survival horror, it’s smooth, refined, and well-rounded, providing a very… Read More »