resource management


Race to the New Found Land Review

Euro games of yesteryear are sometimes looked at fondly for their great gameplay despite a pasted on theme and lackluster art. Recently it seems that we’ve been in a new world where lines between thematic and euro-style games are blurred. Previously dry, boring, euros have more theme and even come with useless plastic miniatures to […]

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Altiplano Review

Reiner Stockhausen’s Orleans quickly became one of my favorites. While each subsequent expansion has added a new twist on the theme, it was the Invasion expansion that blew the game wide open for me (and my fiancée). However, regardless of my excitement and enthusiasm for the game, this endless expansion model is not really the […]

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Deities Dominion Preview

Note: 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. You are a God. Your people are yours to guide, spreading followers and your legend across the world. Explore new lands, battle monsters, and command tributes […]

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Game Review – Mistborn: House War

The game comes with some beautifully detailed miniatures! From the epic series written by Brandon Sanderson, comes the new hit board game, Mistborn: House War. This semi-cooperative game is set in the timeline of the first installment of the Mistborn series. Focusing on resource management, use your role as one of the main factions in order to gain favor of the Lord Ruler by solving the Problems of the Final Empire. Brought to you by Crafty Games, Mistborn: House War (MHW) is for 3-5 players, ages 13 and up, and lasts anywhere between one and two hours. Those of you who have experienced the books will already have a baseline knowledge of the game’s storyline and overall gameplay. For those who are new to the series, fret not, for the game caters to a variety of audiences.   Premise Pictured above are just a few of the cards included in the game. Each player takes on the role of the Lords of the Great Houses, who ultimately serve the Lord Ruler. Throughout the game, Problem cards will be revealed that nee

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