In our Flatline review, we take a look at a cooperative real-time dice game from Kane Klenko and Renegade Game Studios. The post Flatline Review appeared first on Co-op Board Games.
Otrio may look like a simple game, a game so simple that you may even think yourself capable of guessing the rules and if that is the case, you’d be bang on. Does its simplicity make it devoid of comment? Does it mean that it isn’t just bloody good fun to play? No, not one bit.Read more »
Santorini is as picturesque as the island it is named for, with its brilliant white cuboid buildings and wonderfully aquamarine domes, it is a seemingly simple, yet refreshing abstract strategy game that will satisfy many a gamer should they chose to visit.I have a great fondness for the simple, perhaps because I am so, but games that can be taught and explained in a handful of rules will forever hold a special place on my game shelf. Santorini takes pride of place on that shelf. As can often be the case, just because it is simple, does not mean it is not capable of great depth, with Santorini its depths, despite the simplicity, are easily overlooked. When explaining the game to people I was frequently met with “Is that it?” and a barely concealed sneer of indignation that this was my offering for game’s night. Oh, how quickly those sneers were replaced with puzzlement and dumbfoundedness as the little green board blooms with white cuboid blocks, where each is a new opportunity, each is a risk and often a
In our Spirit Island: Jagged Earth preview, we look at what comes in this big-box expansion for Spirit Island and how it changes the game. The post Spirit Island: Jagged Earth Kickstarter Preview appeared first on Co-op Board Games.
Settlers of Catan is commonly classified as a gateway game into modern boardgaming. For me, it truly was a gateway
Agricola can feel pretty daunting because farming should never be difficult, but the Middle Ages never makes anything easy. The
There were a lot of great games released at Gen Con this year. Five Tribes, from Days of Wonder and Bruno Cathala, was one of the most talked about - and hardest to get.Now that the game has finally hit distribution, does it live up to all that hype?No...