Dune: Imperium lives up to the hype!

When I reviewed Paul Dennen’s previous game Clank! A Deck-Building Adventure my overall feel was that it was good, but it was missing that something that makes a board game great. Well, since then, it seems Paul found what was missing and then some!

Is Dinosaur Island a roar, or a whimper?

In my head, Dinosaur Island was a turning point for the board game industry. Specifically in regards to premium components. Before Dinosaur Island, we were happy when we got animeeples for Agricola what a step up in terms of immersion. Then Dinosaur Island came along and went all out, have a million and one plasticContinue reading “Is Dinosaur Island a roar, or a whimper?”

Why you shouldn’t go all in on Everdell?

Am I a pregnant? Because I am LATE! At the time of writing, the Kickstarter for Everdell has 56 hours left on it. If you’re on the fence, this is the review to read! The all In pledge of 200 USD includes the base game, and 5 expansions it seems like a great deal. Doesn’tContinue reading “Why you shouldn’t go all in on Everdell?”

Argent the Consortium Teaches You A Valuable Lesson About Worker Placement

The bell rings. It’s time for another school day. Or is it? Argent the Consortium is a game about becoming the next headmaster.

Are you up for the challenge?

Play Raiders of the North Sea before Ragnarok!

Not so long ago there were two schools of design within board games. On one hand, the uninteresting theme, no luck, all strategy games that came primarily from Germany – called Euro games or Euros. On the other hand, we had American style games where it was all randomness all the time, extremely high playerContinue reading “Play Raiders of the North Sea before Ragnarok!”

Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island Review

Otters can go to hell. These little bastards ruined not one, but two games of Robinson Crusoe for me. That sentence, and the knowledge that this board game comes with a forty page plus manual, should be enough to determine whether you want to continue reading this review.