Welcome to The Board Game Detective! The Board Game Detective is here to provide reviews of boardgames that are light on rules explanation and delve more into what the game feels like to play. Articles will centre on the author's praise and criticisms for the game. Each article will provide a brief theme and rules … Continue reading Welcome
It's an interesting question - and one that everyone has a different answer to. We asked a wide variety of people - from boardgame designers and publishers, to friends closer to home: What makes a 10/10 game for you? Everyone has different thoughts on the question and we were really excited to see everyone's answers. … Continue reading What’s a 10/10 Game to You?
Paladins of the West Kingdom is the follow up game from Garphill Games in the West Kingdom Trilogy. In Paladins, you will be managing your faith, strength and influence in order to defend your kingdom, appoint Monks, and spread faith throughout the kingdom, all within 7 rounds! 1 – 4 Players | 90 – 120 … Continue reading Paladins of the West Kingdom Unboxing
Roam is the next small-box game by designer Ryan Laukat (think Eight Minute Empire size) which is set in the same universe as Near and Far/Above and Below. The game was launched on Kickstarter, with the option to upgrade to metal coins (regrets!) and included a small promo pack of cards to add to the … Continue reading Roam Unboxing
It's the beginning of the Quedlinburg 9 day festival of health - where totally legitimate medical practitioners offer many sorts of potions and pastes that all claim to miraculously cure whatever might be ailing you. They arrive, bags of ingredients and cauldrons in tow, to setup on the streets, hoping to to brew the best … Continue reading Quacks of Quedlinburg Review
I don't really like jokes about unrefined oil... They are too crude for my taste. 2 - 4 Players | 60 – 120 Minutes | Designed by Ryan Courtney Ok. Following that terrible joke, we can move onto unboxing Pipeline! Pipeline has quickly become one of the most talked about games of 2019 after flying … Continue reading Pipeline Unboxing
We're making Jam! Letter Jam. Or we are Jamming to some sweet words. Or something. Let's just say we are going to collaboratively solve a puzzle together make some jam, and at the end, we will be told how effective we were at solving that puzzle tasty our jam is. 2-6 Players | 30-60 Minutes … Continue reading Letter Jam Review
The smaller citizens of the forest have mustered their number together for a cause! They will no longer be vulnerable to predators, they will construct Tiny Towns to live in, in peace and safety! Of course, when you are tiny, you don't necessarily have the buying power needed to do things efficiently. When ordering a … Continue reading Tiny Towns Review