Category: Reviews

This Game Rocks - A Review of Shobu 0

This Game Rocks! – A Review of Shobu

Shobu is an odd combination of components: Four wooden boards, 32 stones, a rope, and a rules sheet. Is this an example of a simple game having complexity in play, or is it just random components thrown together?

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In 51 Words, Click Link – A Review of Cartographers

I’m a big fan of roll and write games. They’re light, quick, and offer a lot of options to players. Flip and draw games are similar, using cards instead of dice. Does Cartographers stand out on the sprawling field of games, or does it simply blend into a fold and disappear?

What's the Frequency - A Review of Incoming Transmission 0

What’s the Frequency? – A Review of Incoming Transmission

Incoming Transmission is up on Kickstarter for another round of backing, trying to take lastย  year’s successfully funded game and make it bigger and better. The combination of hidden intention, light programmatic movement, and cooperative goals makes for a unique experience. Let’s see if it has the lasting power to reach out to the stars or is just some local broadcast.

Yellow There! A Review of Museum Heist 0

Yellow There! – A Review of Museum Heist

With all of the games that came out at Gen Con, sometimes the simpler ones are easier to get to the table. Museum Heist has a very easy to learn rule set. But simple rule sets sometimes result in simple games that aren’t interesting. Should you Van Gogh and get this one or is it not worth the Monet?

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On a Pedestal: A Review of Rathcore Miniature Holders

I have recently reviewed two somewhat obscure miniature holders, Mini Grips and The Hobby Holder, but this time I’m reviewing what has quickly become one of the most recognizable and preferred miniature holders on the market: The Rathcore.

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