Game Reviews


Evil High Priest: Blood Ceremony and Dark Ritual Expansions Review

Here. Rev- I interrupted Tony’s literal mind game. “I am on this, dead Obi-Wan.” I snatched up the two expansions to Evil High Priest that were perched on Tony’s altar/card table and bolted towards the door. Creepy Telepathic Tony was NOT going to ruin my excitement at getting to play these two expansions! Expansion Overview: […]

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Ghosts of the Moor (Tasty Minstrel Games) Review

A Spooky, Treasure-Laden Trek Better run from those ghosts… or (gulp!) bring them with you! Ghosts of the Moor is the sort of game I would’ve loved as a child: it has an evocative theme, quality components, and some basic–yet significant choices. Fortunately, I had the opportunity (in the form of a review copy) to play this small-box title with my own kid, age 5, who thoroughly enjoyed winning against Dear Old Dad. But, what sort of game is it? Here’s the basics, before we venture out into the moor!   The Ghosts of the Moor Experience Our intrepid treasure hunters are set to explore the haunted moor! Artwork Before we turn to gameplay, I have to say, the art pulled me and my kid into the game. She admired the treasure tokens scattered along the track, and commented on which ones she hoped to snag, as well as which ghosts looked the spookiest (“the number 2 ghost is hideous!”). I personally admired the little explorer meeples, with their pith helmets and arms outstretc

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Mars Open – Guest Review

Over the course of the next few months, you may notice some new content, courtesy of our new partnership with the Ministry of Games at Juniata College. This organization focuses on, among other things, all things board games. Whether it is reviewing the most recent Euro game, investigating the best D&D campaigns, or taking a look at the newest card game expansions, the Ministry of Games has their hand in everything. Be on the lookout for some of their latest content on our blog in the coming weeks! Mars Open turns your tabletop into a Martian Golf Course. Mars Open Review: When I am looking for new board games I always find myself drawn to the ones with unique themes. A unique and well integrated theme often elevates a game from a good one, to a great one. Mars Open is great example of this. It is a lighthearted dexterity game for 1-8 players that explores the fun and somewhat fantastical idea of playing a round of golf on the surface of the planet Mars.   Preparing the To Play: Which ball will you

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Master of Wills – Review

This week, we’re going to take a look at a game that has been around since 2017 but has not rested on its laurels, with multiple expansion decks and a brand new mobile version – Master of Wills, by Stormcrest Games. This is a game all about the strategy and knowing when to concede a bit of the board to an opponent to get the upper hand. Pair that with gameplay that clearly matches the overarching theme and you’ve got yourself a fun night. There’s a lot going on here, but it is absolutely how I picture a battle between the factions of this game would go.   Premise – The basic story here is that there are two warring Factions (represented by two different decks of cards players will use during the course of the game to influence and directly manipulate the Community deck), each vying for power and influence in the world. Their job is to recruit Characters from the community to their cause. These people in the community will belong to 1 of the 8 different sectors (aka. card types, such as: Activ

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