Posts Tagged ‘Area Control Game’

Bio-Logic Preview

Posted on June 12th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Bio-LogicNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. Anyone who has studied biology, anatomy, and/or medicine can tell you that biological systems are a perfect subject matter for good board games. They are complex systems at work, upkeep that needs to happen, and combat […]

Green Deal Review

Posted on May 24th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Green DealApparently, the “Green Deal” is a real thing. When searching on the Internet for videos, readers should take notice of the many Green Deal videos posted by UK residents. Is there room for a game with the same name and something of the same subject matter? Karma Games and designer Juma Al-JouJou have presented just […]

Clans of Caledonia Preview

Posted on April 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Clans of CaledoniaNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. These days a universally accepted truth is that dwarves are Scottish. And, as memory serves, they’ve only been featured prominently in one hardcore Eurogame. This preview explores one game that couldn’t afford the dwarf license* (*not […]

Why Games Work: Belfort

Posted on April 21st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

BelfortSome games are deceptive. The box will lie to your face. Belfort is one of those games, but, oh, how I love the lies! Don’t be fooled by the excellent, comic art on the cover here, there’s a good amount of meat inside. But what makes Belfort stand out from many other games in a […]

Lotus Review

Posted on April 20th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

LotusInteresting uses of area control pop up when you least expect them. Sometimes, games need no reason to justify their gameplay as long as they’re interesting. Both of these statements explain the existence of a new game designed by Jordan and Mandy Goddard from Renegade Game Studios. Debuting at Gen Con 2016, Lotus sold out […]