Game Reviews


Horrified Review

When it comes to monsters, they come in all shapes and sizes. Be they Lovecraftian horrors dwelling from outer space or gibbering mouthers in your DnD campaign, monsters have only been limited by a person’s imagination. Yet you’d be hard-pressed to find monsters more iconic than the Universal Studios ones. Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolf Man, […]

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Pigasus Review

Croco-bird? Lobste-phant? Peli-shark? In Pigasus, mixed-up animals will twist your perception as you race to collect matching sets of smashed together creatures. Are those elephant legs? Lobster antennae? Is that one even mixed up at all? Pigasus will have you questioning your eyes as well as your knowledge of animal taxonomy. Pigasus is a matching […]

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Revolution of 1828 Review

Stefan Feld’s name carries a lot of weight in board game circles. He’s basically board game royalty. He’s designed classics like Castles of Burgundy, Trajan, and Notre Dame. He continues to create new games that are warmly received, like last year’s Carpe Diem. These eurogames are often described as “point salad” games where you score […]

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Bizarre Bazaar Review

“Tokens and treasures, yesterdays pleasures Cheap imitations of heirlooms of old Dented and tarnished, scarred and unvarnished In old Portobello they’re bought and they’re sold” ~Portobello Road, Bedknobs and Broomsticks The punters are flush with cash, and you are flush with all manner of delights and curiosities to catch their eye. In Bizarre Bazaar, two […]

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51st State: Allies Expansion Review

Ever since Portal Games released the 51st State Master Set back in 2016, new life was breathed into this post-apocalyptic engine building game. While the core master set was already a complete game (and included two expansions), Portal Games wasn’t content to let the game coast. We’ve already covered the first new expansions, Scavengers, and […]

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Hokkaido Review

“After establishing themselves in Honshu, the Lords and Ladies head north to Hokkaido. Beholding Hokkaido’s mountainous landscape, they see that expansion on this land will prove to be a greater challenge than before.” Hokkaido is the second entry to Renegade’s Nippon series and a successor to Honshu. In it, players compete to see who can […]

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