Posts Tagged ‘Hand Management’

Lord of the Rings Board Game Review

Posted on June 7th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Lord of the Rings board game review, we take a look at a classic co-op adventure game from designer Reiner Knizia based on the popular Tolkien novel.
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Assembly Kickstarter Review

Posted on June 6th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Personal log: “I don’t know for certain what happened.  there was a meteor shower; fiercer than we anticipated.  It was carrying some kind of virus that somehow breached the station and killed the crew.  Well, almost.  There’s just …

Fog of Love Review

Posted on May 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Fog of Love review, we take a look at a unique two-player game in which you play through scenarios and try to make relationships work.
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Food Truck Champion Review

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Food trucks are a thing. At times they seem to be a disruptor to traditional chain restaurants and fast-food for the lunch crowd, while at other times they try to erase their history of providing lunch to a desperate crowd. Whatever readers opinions ar…

Pocket Mars Review

Posted on April 18th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

“Mars is there, waiting to be reached.” – Buzz AldrinMars.  The Red Planet.  The Roman God of War has hung in the night sky capturing the imagination of man, and drawing the creative mind to it like gravity since it was first gazed upon.  In the last f…

Black Orchestra Review

Posted on March 28th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Black Orchestra review, we look at a cooperative press your luck game in which you get to play as members of a resistance group attempting to assassinate Hitler.
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Rune Age Review

Posted on March 8th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Rune Age review, we take a look at an older fantasy deck builder from Corey Konieczka and published by Fantasy Flight Games.
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Import / Export Review

Posted on January 18th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

I know what you are thinking. Nothing sounds more exciting than jumping into the business of importing and exporting. What could be more exciting than loading some containers onto a boat and shipping them out across the vast ocean? Import / Export allo…

Okey Dokey Review

Posted on January 8th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

In 2015, there was an unexpected nominee to the Spiel des Jahres. The game was called… The Game. While it wasn’t on any of our radars before, we gave it a try and I found it to be a decent game. Okey Dokey has a similar feel to The Game, but take…

Fast Forward: FLEE Review

Posted on January 3rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our spoiler-free Fast Forward: FLEE review, we take a look at a cooperative card game designed by Friedemann Friese and published by Stronghold Games
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Spirit Island Review

Posted on December 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Spirit Island review, we look at a strategy game in which you get to play as spirits attempting to prevent the colonization of your island!
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Too Many Bones Review

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

In our Too Many Bones review, we take a look at a fantasy dice-building game in which you develop your characters and attempt to defeat evil tyrants!
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The 7th Continent Review

Posted on December 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our The 7th Continent review, we take a look at a cooperative adventure game in which you search around a mysterious continent for ways to lift curses.
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Spaceteam Review

Posted on November 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Spaceteam review, we take a look at a real-time cooperative card game in which you must work together to repair your broken spaceship.
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SpyNet Review

Posted on November 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

SpynetIf there’s one designer whose name is legend amongst card gamers, it’s Richard Garfield. The designer of Magic: The Gathering and Android: Netrunner has a distinguished repertoire, but he still has the occasional misstep. Whenever he delivers a new game, especially a card game, it’s a tense moment to digest it and decide if it’s […]

King Frog Review

Posted on November 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

King FrogMany game designs set up grand themes and try to connect abstractions of reality with elegant mechanisms. Designers steep themselves in the world of their games honing the minutiae of decision structures. The rabbit hole goes deep and produces all sorts of types of games. Just as crucial is the role of the consumer in […]

Onirim (Second Edition) Review

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Onirim review, we take a look at a solo and two-player cooperative card game in which you play as Dreamwalkers attempting to escape a labyrinth.
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Paramedics: Clear! Review

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Paramedics: Clear!Some games give you a chance to relax, turn off your brain, and enjoy an almost zen like experience. Tokaido comes to mind, a nice leisure stroll through ancient Japan. And then there are games like Paramedics: Clear! who run up to your board game shelf and punch those games in the face, all while […]

Cast the Ritual Preview

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Cast The RitualNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. Classic card games have a particular allure. There’s a steady comfort with multiple games with the same cards, and games usually keep the rules pretty simple and straightforward. This is the formula that keeps them played […]

Top 10 Economic Board Games

Posted on October 17th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

We would not like to include Monopoly in our top 10 economic board games, although it is the best economic game, so let’s consider it an undeniable classic and estimate other games. At each level of the rating is a gorgeous opportunity to show their strategy and develop the entrepreneurial skill. 10.      Power Grid […]

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Outpost: Siberia Review

Posted on October 11th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Outpost: SiberiaWhen I look at Outpost: Siberia, I have memories of watching John Carpenter’s The Thing. You’re stuck in a frozen outpost, being terrorized by monsters. What’s not to love? Well unless you are actually there I guess. Outpost: Siberia is a cooperative card game designed by veteran game designers Jonathan Gilmour (Wasteland Express Delivery Service) […]

5-Minute Dungeon Review

Posted on October 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our 5-Minute Dungeon review, we look at a real-time cooperative card game in which you work together to get through a dungeon full of obstacles and enemies!
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Schotten Totten Review

Posted on October 6th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Schotten TottenThe title for Schotten Totten has a bit of a story to it. The word Schotten means “Scots” or Scottish people in German. Totten apparently comes from another phrase in German using the word Hottentotten, a derogatory term for a certain tribe in Africa. It basically means that the customs of these people, misunderstood by […]

Train Heist Review

Posted on September 27th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Train HeistWhile I don’t always gravitate towards the old west theme, if there is one niche of that genre that’s sure to suck me in, it’s the train heist. Gearing up, forming a plan, and attacking a moving target. It has all the elements needed for an entertaining evening. So with that in mind, today we […]

Dwarven Smithy Preview

Posted on September 19th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Dwarven SmithyNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game.This post was a paid preview, you can find out more information here. In Dwarven Smithy, players take the role of blacksmithing dwarves trying to craft the most expensive and prestigious items. All, of course, in the pursuit of making […]