We are living in a golden age of board games. There are literally thousands of games being created and released every year. It’s only fitting that some great games get overlooked, and buried under the sheer amount of plastic and cardboard produced. But what kind of board game do we find when we unearth… Unearth.Read more
Both are small box cooperative board games. Both have you putting cards down in a particular order. Both require limited communication. The big difference between the two is in Okey Dokey, your hand faces you, instead of your teammates. Is that enough to turn my negative review of Hanabi into a positive?Read more
Pandemic: In the Lab is the second expansion to Pandemic. In order to get the most from this expansion, you’ll need to own Pandemic, and Pandemic: On the Brink. There’s also Pandemic: State of Emergency expansion for the base game, then 7 other stand alone variations. It’s like there’s a pandemic of Pandemic out there.Read more
Pandemic: On the Brink is the special sauce that turned the great board game of Pandemic into a classic for the ages. In this review we’ll break down what gets added in the expansion and why it makes a good game great.Read more
While Munchkin and Settlers of Catan were my first introductions to modern board gaming. It wasn’t until Pandemic that it became a hobby. I’m going to tell you why it made such a impression on me, and why I still consider it the best gateway game.Read more
Those son of guns over at Level 99 Games have done it again. They’ve created an entirely new board gaming experience that kicks butt. Surely they can’t keep getting away with this?Read more
For a while there, it seemed like there was race to make the simplest, most stream lined version of a social deduction game. With One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Secret Hitler and One Night Resistance coming out all within a couple of years. Crossfire was a late entrant into the race, but how did it fair?Read more
Riot is back, and although they haven’t gone anywhere, it’s been hot minute since they surprised the board game world with their excellent first foray: Mechs vs Minions.Read more
Now’s your chance to make your dice more favourable. Don’t try this in Las Vegas!Read more
A cooperative game from the master designer Kane Klenko. What’s not to love?
A lot actually.Read more
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