Game: Skull King Published: Grandpa Beck Games Designer: Brent Beck and Apryl Stott Players: 2-6 Playtime: 30 Minutes Play Type: Trick Taking Synopsis: Pirates are sailing the Seven Seas in search of treasure. Lead your ship to success and become the richest pirate on the sea, or sink into debt as you make poor choices. The strategies you decide upon will… Continue reading Review of Skull King
Game: Gearworks Published: PieceKeeper Games Designer: Kirk Dennison Players: 1-4 Playtime: 35-45 Minutes Play Type: Area Control/ Set Collection Synopsis: Once a well renowned tinkerer, you seem to have lost your gusto. Your machines rarely work, and when they do they break easily. The owner of the workshop you work in has given you an ultimatum, produce something incredible or get… Continue reading Review of Gearworks
Game: Jabberwocky Published: Jellybean Games Players: 1-7 Playtime: 20-30 Minutes Play Type: Variety Synopsis: You have fallen down the rabbit hole and landed in Wonderland. Experience the land through a variety of games but beware of the tricks of the land. Most of all, beware of the Jabberwocky. Game Play: While I would normally detail the game play… Continue reading Review of Jabberwocky
Game: Scoffton Designer: Marcus Finlay, Gavin Vance Published: Vamoose Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 60-80 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Set Collection Synopsis: You have wandered into an all you can eat buffet. Your goal? Obviously to get the most value for your dollar. You need to race to the buffet to get your fill of grub before… Continue reading Review of Scoffton
Game: Between Two Castles of the Mad King Ludwig Designer: Matthew O'Malley, Ben Rosset Published: Stonemaier Games Players: 2-7 Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement, Tile Drafting Synopsis: King Ludwig requires only the best castles, and it is simply a task above just one measly designer. You will be working with another designer to build a magnificent… Continue reading Review of Between Two Castles of the Mad King Ludwig
Game: Meeple Steeple Designer: Craig Zipse Published: Black Oak Workshop Players: 2-4 Playtime: 15-30 Minutes Play Type: Cooperative Dexterity/ Resource Management Synopsis: The king has ordered the top builders in the kingdom to construct a new steeple. The builders must work together to efficiently and carefully build a steeple from bottom up. The number of workers… Continue reading Review of Meeple Steeple
Game: Kill Merlin! Designer: Dave Schuman Published: Schuman Family Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 30-90 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection/ Resource Management/ Take That Kickstarter Release Date: September 18th Synopsis: Merlin is the most powerful wizard in the realms, and the power has gone to his head. He craves control of the magical realms, and does everything in his… Continue reading The Meeple Street’s Review of Kill Merlin!