Category:  BG Review

By Eddie Inzauto, August 10, 2016 0 BG 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 BG 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 »

By Eddie Inzauto, July 15, 2016 0 BG Review, Videos

Thunder & Lightning by Richard Borg and Z-Man Games is a tactical card combat game for two players featuring hidden information and a variable action point allowance per turn. Wonderful artwork, interesting mechanics, and tense gameplay make this a simple,… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 28, 2016 0 BG Review

For years now, board gaming has been in the midst of a renaissance. New and inventive designs with unique play mechanics and beautiful artwork are at the forefront of the hobby, so it came as no surprise when I learned… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, June 15, 2016 0 BG Review

So many of us have fond–or perhaps not-so-fond–memories of playing the famous Milton Bradley tabletop game, Connect Four. And before that, there was the the paper-and-pencil childhood classic Tic-tac-toe. The joys of such games disappear, though, once you discover that… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, May 28, 2016 0 BG Review, Videos

I’m a huge fan of Spyfall, the social deduction game released by Cryptozoic Entertainment in 2015. When a “spy” has to fit in among the rest of the players who have a critical piece of information, and he or she… Read More »

By Bianca Figueroa-Santana, April 11, 2016 0 BG Review

Upon hearing my description of Power Grid, my sister shared her blatant opinion: “That sounds boring!” I was stung. Who wouldn’t want to preside over a vast network of power plants, upgrading from coal and oil to wind, solar, and… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 2, 2016 0 BG Review

It’s the Renaissance and you are a gem merchant, acquiring, trading, and selling gems…or something. Splendor‘s theme is entirely pasted on, but the game’s mechanics are well worth the price of admission. Splendor‘s simple and elegant yet deep and engaging… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, March 4, 2016 0 BG Review

Pandemic, the game in which players work as a team to eradicate waves of viral infections as they spring up in cities across the globe, has undoubtedly grown into one of the most popular franchises in board gaming today. Designer… Read More »

By Bianca Figueroa-Santana, February 27, 2016 0 BG Review

I am a World War II buff. My Netflix account is (perhaps disturbingly) a repository of World War II documentaries. I consume military history books with blind devotion. I got an HBO account solely to watch Tom Hank’s The Pacific…. Read More »