Posts Tagged ‘resource management’

Alien Artifacts Review

Posted on November 14th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Alien ArtifactsI seem to enjoy the games released by Portal Games. Several of their games have taken up permanent residence in my collection. Year after year they release quality titles. 2017 is supposed to be the year of First Martians, a title they have admitted to being their biggest release yet. This reviewer, while appreciating the […]

Lisboa Review

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

LisboaSometimes the word “backdrop” is used to describe a game’s theme, especially with games that have only a minor connection to their theme. On other occasions, designers can take a theme and elevate it beyond the confines of the game. Vital Lacerda is a designer who knows this. When his new game was announced as […]

Tesla vs. Edison: War of Currents Review

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Tesla vs EdisonMy home state of New Jersey was the site of one of the greatest feuds in history, and I am not talking about Hamilton and Burr. Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla set up competing electric companies practically down the road from each other, working to achieve supremacy in the burgeoning power and light industry. Based […]

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 […]