Posts Tagged ‘non-gamer friendly’

Top 10 Couples Date Night Games

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

Top 10 Couples Date Night GamesWhen my board game collection got large enough that it was moved from the closet, to the crawl space, and then finally to the office, an unexpected thing happened. If somehow people didn’t know I was a board game enthusiast (I don’t try to hide it), they would now know as soon as they walk […]

Tournament of Towers Preview

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

Tournament of TowersNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. I love dexterity games. It’s genre of games can be played with everyone from the most hardcore strategy gamers to my younger nieces and nephews. It all comes down to skill, luck and sometimes a little creativity. So […]

Twenty One Review

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

Twenty OneGrowing up, my family played a few traditional board games, but most often we played Yahtzee. Especially between my mother and grandmother, there must have been hundreds of pads of Yahtzee scorecards demolished throughout the years. In the past few years, a number of games have been released that are often categorized as “roll-and-write” games. […]

New York Slice Review

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

New York SliceNew York has the best pizza in the world (Editors Note: Tahsin clearly misspelled Chicago here). With that out-of-the-way as a universally accepted fact, gamers are left wondering “When will someone make a pizza game that artfully envelops players in the challenges and drama of selecting pieces of delicious pie? I’M WAITING HERE!” Bezier Games […]

Top 10 Games My Kids are Playing Right Now

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

Top 10 Games My Kids are PlayingEver since my kids were old enough (it was around age 4 for both), we’ve played board games as a family. Yes, most starting games were definitely the bad kind of kid games with a pasted on theme and overly repetitive play that was rather mind-numbing. As my son and daughter have gotten older, ages 6 […]

Dice Stars Review

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Dice StarsDesigners Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc have teamed up over the years to bring us quite a diverse offering of games. From the combat area control game Cyclades to simpler fair, like the Lovecraftian game Pocket Madness, my ears always perk up when I see these two pairing up with a new offering. Today we are going […]

Carcassonne: Amazonas Review

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

Carcassonne: AmazonasThe Carcassonne: Around the World line of games typically uses some standard Carcassonne rules, but integrates a variant or expansion out of the box to deliver an experience that exemplifies a particular time and place. The previous two offerings, South Seas (review here) and Gold Rush, explored the South Pacific in the time of colonialism […]

Sorcerers’ Skirmish Preview

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

Sorcerer's SkirmishNote: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. Have you ever wanted to be an ancient sorcerer and have control over elements? Have you ever wanted to battle with other sorcerers and see who the best is? Well now you have the chance with […]