Archive for the ‘Board Games’ Category

Looking Forward For 2015

January 19, 2015 Leave a comment

It’s a new year and that means there will be a ton of games on the schedule. A lot of people use the new year to look forward and make plans for what they want to do. I’m going to use this blog post to discuss my plans in gaming for the new year.  Read more…


Machi Koro

November 3, 2014 Leave a comment

Machi Koro is game from Japan that has been on my radar for a while, but production delays have kept it from the US market until recently. Was the game worth the wait? Read more…

Top Ten Board Games

October 27, 2014 Leave a comment

I hesitated to write one of these, mostly because I was afraid it would feel gimmicky. But with nothing ready to review this week, I needed a fallback and so today you’re going to get my current top ten list of board games. Read more…

Categories: Board Games

Five Tribes

Djinns and assassins and Days of Wonder… Oh my! One of the hot games from GenCon 2014 was Five Tribes which was labeled as Days of Wonder’s first “gamer game.” How did it live up to Days of Wonder’s previous reputation? Read on and find out. Read more…

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Piña Pirata

September 22, 2014 Leave a comment

To be perfectly honest, I forgot where I heard about this game first. But the whimsical art and the name “Donald X. Vaccarino”, the designer of Dominion, drew me in. Read more…


September 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Splendor was one of 2014’s nominees for the Spiel des Jahres, quite possibly the most prestigious award in board gaming. I picked it up on the strength of that alone. Was it worth it?

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Imperial Settlers

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

One of the hot items at GenCon this year was Imperial Settlers from Portal Games. The available copies sold out early in the convention. Was the game worth all the hype? Read more…

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