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Last year, Andrew reviewed the unique trick taking game Pikoko. While it wasn’t really his cup of tea, I’m sure there are plenty of people out there that really enjoy this Hanabi-style game from Brain Games. If you are curious to try the game for yourself, we’re here to help. Thanks to the generosity of […]
Ice Cool is one of the better dexterity games out there. We loved it from our first flick and recently reviewed the stand alone expansion Ice Cool 2. The expansion not only can play without the original game, but you can actually combine the two for some larger layouts and also the new Race Mode. […]
PAX Unplugged has offerings for every flavor of gamer, from the novice to the veteran, from the board gamer to the RPG players, from the quick and light fans to the heavy Euro aficionados. No matter who you are or what you want to play, there’s that availability at PAX Unplugged, which is what makes […]
The second annual PAX Unplugged convention returned to Philadelphia this past weekend much like a sophomore returning to high school – high on the success of their first year and working hard to establish themselves in the pecking order. While they are continuing to work to make the convention experience as accessible and enjoyable for […]
This past week I attended my first ever BGG.Con in Dallas, TX. Most of my convention experiences have been at Origins and Gen Con and while there is plenty of gaming there, it just pales in comparison to BGG.Con. In the 5 days of the convention, I managed to log 45 plays. The fine folks […]
The bells are ringing, snow is falling, and the whole house smells like pine needles. That’s right, the holidays are upon us. And as you all know, it’s a scientifically proven fact that board games make the best gifts. However, when it comes to board games, gamers are definitely not in a shortage of choices. […]
Yesterday AnnaMaria reviewed the area control and tile laying game Grackles from Fireside Games. It’s an accessible game about laying birds in a line that could appeal to a wide variety of gamers. Check out her full Grackles review to see if it’s something you might want to add to your collection. However, if you […]
Essen Game Fair kicks off this week and we here at BGQ wanted to take the time to give you a quick rundown of the new CGE word game, Trapwords, which will be debuting at the convention. We’ve only been able to spend a small amount of time with it so far, but as it […]
Note: This post was a paid preview, you can find out more information here. “Slowly you advance through the dark tunnel, your way lit only by the light of the flickering torches. Through the opening ahead you can see many foes. What do you do?” “I roll to cast magic hand.” “OK Jared, but what do you DO, like […]
Triton Noir (V-Commandos) revealed today that they are going to bringing an Assassin’s Creed themed board game to Kickstarter this November. I had a chance to sit down and chat with Thibaud de la Touanne, the founder of Triton Noir, and he was able to give me a few details about the game. Assassin’s Creed: […]
Here we look at Dream Catchers, an upcoming co-op game in which you're helping kids sleep at night by collecting good dreams and fighting off nightmares. The post Coming Soon – Dream Catchers appeared first on Co-op Board Games.
There are very few print magazines dedicated to tabletop gaming. Unsurprisingly, most everything has moved online. It’s just a sign of the digital age we live in today. However, there are still some dedicated magazines out there that are both onl...
A couple of weeks ago we announced our nominees for our 5th Annual Board Game Awards. 2017 was a great year for tabletop gaming and we always enjoy taking one last look back at the year to recognize the best and most creative among them. Today we are e...
There has been a growing concern among gamers of receiving a counterfeit board game when shopping online. What once seemed like an absurd proposition has now become a point of worry among board game enthusiasts. To help combat this, major online (and o...
Writers for Board Game Quest are occasionally asked to evaluate a product that we might not be the main consumers for. In the case of a board game subscription service, receiving a monthly drop of board games is something we’re familiar with as a matte...