Game: 8Bit Box Published: Iello Games Designer: Frank Crittin, Grégoire Largey Players: 3-6 Playtime: 15-40 Minutes Synopsis: Sit down and enjoy games inspired by the 8 Bit Games. Game Play: 8 Bit Box is a collection of games that make use of common components. The base game comes with three small games, all of which are easy to… Continue reading Review of 8Bit Box
I personally am in awe of the people who always track their plays. I love seeing the data charts it can produce, and the stats on who has won games versus how many times they have been played. The information really excited me. However, whenever I think about starting to do so myself, I really… Continue reading Do You Track Your Games?
Recently in many of the board gaming groups I follow, I have been seeing a trend of people complaining about games being over produced. This is a somewhat puzzling statement to me, after all I find a lot of joy in games that go a step above and beyond. Generally when I see this statement,… Continue reading Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games
It's time for my monthly delve into the world of Kickstarter! Here are three campaigns I am excited about in September: September 18th: Kill Merlin! This is an upcoming hand management and resource management game that focuses on game play that pivots to keep players on their toes. Word on the street is that the game… Continue reading September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…
Game: Kingdomino: Age of Giants Designer: Bruno Cathala Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-5 Playtime: 15-20 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement/ Tile Drafting Synopsis: You are a powerful lord seeking to expand your kingdom into new lands. You will grow as a kingdom as you explore new territories to seek the best combination of… Continue reading Review of Kingdomino Age of Giants
Game: Visitor in Blackwood Grove Designer: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman Published: Resoynm Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 5-15 Minutes Play Type: Deduction/ Hidden Information Synopsis: On a dark night in the small town of Blackwood Grove, the peace is disturbed by a sudden crash. Luckily only the Kid is around to see the chaos unfold. Government… Continue reading Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove
I moved into my new house a little over a year ago, and when we looked around this week we realized that we still had not started to decorate our new place. Not a single piece of art, or photograph lined the walls. We still have not even fully furnished one room in our… Continue reading Decking Out a Board Gaming Room