Top Ten Game Lists
Roll and write as a game mechanism isn’t new—Yahtzee was was first published in 1956. Yet, its explosion in the past few years has led to a whole new category of games. While the earliest took similar forms of different colored dice and boxes to check, we’ve seen new games stretch what can be done […]
With 2018 in our rear view mirror, it’s time for the BGQ team to set our sights on the new year ahead. In this “golden age of board gaming”, gamers have literally thousands of titles released every year to choose from. It’s impossible to find out about all of the years upcoming titles, but the […]
Every year around this time, I think back to all the games released over the year (no easy task) and try and decide what my ten favorite games were. With as many new releases as there are now, this is becoming an increasing harder challenge. Now mind you, these are my top 10 board games […]
Cooperative games are STILL one of my favorite genres of board games. They allow me to play a game with friends and family, and compete together against the board instead of against each other. It is a great way to build teamwork and problem-solving skills, all while having a blast playing a game together. Below […]
Gamers are funny. Some gravitate towards the heavy conflict, punch-an-enemy-in-the-face type games. Others need a more calm, safe space to pursue building and planning. Depending on where you fit on the spectrum, the list below might delight you or serve as a warning for what games to stay away from. These are games that gravitate […]
When it comes to horror and spookiness in board games, we have a lot of options. Thanks to the plethora of games about zombies, Lovecraftian mythos, and other gruesome elements, we can make our tabletop experiences as tense as we want. So with Halloween night right around the corner, what better time to dust off […]
A while ago, fellow reviewer Andrew listed out his Top 10 Dexterity Games. While I still think he is insane for leaving Rampage (Terror in Meeple City) off the list, the rest of his choices were solid. As dexterity games are one of my favorite genres of tabletop gaming, I thought I’d take the theme […]
One of my favorite aspects of board gaming is the ability for a game to pull you into a theme and world that only exists on your table. To this end, art plays a huge role in bridging the gap between a game’s mechanisms and theme. While art is very subj...
Themes in tabletop gaming seem to come and go in popularity. For a while zombies were all the range, yet now they seem to have fallen out of favor with the masses. However, one theme that seems to eternally live in the hearts of gamers belongs to that ...
My introduction to CMON Games was Xenoshyft, their first game that I backed on Kickstarter. I ended up not enjoying Xenoshyft (I sold it one month after receiving it), but while it was in production, CMON launched their campaign for Rum & Bones. Co..
If readers have never been to Egypt, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime type of experience. The visible meld of ancient monuments, medieval farming and city structure, combined with modernity intruding onto a conservative culture beckons ages of anthropol...
This article is all Andrew’s fault. At Board Game Quest, we do our best to be pillars of the board gaming community. However, people need to know what those pillars are made of. Check out the games below that I think are the best of the best. If you’re...
I’ve taken on the task of trying to determine my favorite board games out of the entire hobby gaming world. It is a tough thing to do as which game I want to play depends a lot on just how I’m feeling that day. On any random day you could ask
When new games are announced I often take a look at who is the designer of the game to get an idea of what the game may be like. If it’s one of the designers on this list, I’m certainly going to be taking a very close look at their newest crea