Posts Tagged ‘non-gamer friendly’

Go Nuts for Doughnuts, Sushi Go!, and Bamboleo Review

Posted on June 15th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

We are back with another edition of Parental Guidance. The article series where I pull games off the shelf and play them with my parents in the hopes of helping you find new and diverse gateway games to play with your family. As always, I’ll star…

The Lady and the Tiger Review

Posted on May 30th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

“The question of her decision is one not to be lightly considered, and it is not for me to presume to set myself up as the one person able to answer it. And so I leave it with all of you: Which came out of the opened door,–the lady, or the tiger?…

Meeple Circus, Karuba: The Card Game, and Hardback Review

Posted on May 11th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

After a brief hiatus of a few months we are back with another edition of Parental Guidance. This is the article series where I play game with my parents, and then my mother chimes in with her thoughts on the games, giving you the perspective of how fun…

Dream Home: 156 Sunny Street Expansion Review

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

Dream Home was one of my sleeper hits from 2016. It’s a light card drafting game that can be played with just about anyone. The rules are super simple. Draft a room and a resource card each round and build out your house, trying to earn the most points…

Manhattan Review

Posted on March 29th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Game awards are an interesting subject. At the end of the day, they’re one group’s opinion, but they also color the conversation about what games should be granted accolades. Prestigious awards such as the Spiel des Jahres (literally game of the year) …

Codenames: Duet Review

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

Confession time. I’m not a very big fan of Codenames. I think it’s a fine game, but I just never got the hype for it. People who play it constantly, or said it changed the dynamic of their game group are on another planet than me. It was always one of …

Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Project Review

Posted on January 11th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Note: This will be a spoiler-free review. Escape rooms have grown in popularity in recent years, as evidenced by your Facebook and Instagram feeds filled with pictures of your friends experiencing the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat at the han…