Architects of the West Kingdom is the latest standalone game from Garphill Games and the first game in the new West Kingdom series of games. The game sees players become architects during the Carolingian Empire, where they must gain noble status in order to impress the king, or they may choose to sink to the depths of the black market in order to scavenge precious resources to complete buildings such as the Archbishop's cathedral.
Tokyo Metro is the next game I will be unboxing, and the final game in this trio of Tokyo inspired games designed by Jordan Draper. Players act as investors in Tokyo, building train stations, speculating on various train lines, and using their workers effectively in order to earn the most money. 1 - 5 Players | … Continue reading Tokyo Metro Unboxing
Following on from Jeremy’s great list of games, I have put together a sentence (or a few!) on the games that are currently in my collection. I have mostly excluded expansions to keep it simple, as well as games I have moved on. 5-Minute Dungeon (2017) This is so simple to teach and so … Continue reading A Sentence About Every Game I Own
Following on from my previous unboxing is the next game in the Tokyo Series by designer Jordan Draper - Tokyo Jutaku! Players become emerging architects in Tokyo, fighting in real time to build the most successful designs, whilst still abiding by strict building requirements. 1-8 Players | 10 - 30 Minutes | Designed by Jordan … Continue reading Tokyo Jutaku Unboxing
Tokyo Jidohanbaiki is just one of the exciting new titles in The Tokyo Series Games which are published by Jordan Draper Games. The series brings together multiple designers to create really unique and innovative game concepts based around Japanese life and culture. So far, just 3 titles have been released on Kickstarter, with 3 more new … Continue reading Tokyo Jidohanbaiki Unboxing
Feudum's enormous box, and its weight on Board Game Geek can be a little intimidating. It is one of the biggest boxes on my shelf, and it is filled with so many gorgeous components and intriguing artwork. The copy we are looking at today is a Kickstarter copy, but it is not too different from the … Continue reading Feudum Unboxing
The Godfather: Corleone's Empire is a great mix of area control and worker placement which takes place in New York, with players shaking down businesses to pay tribute to The Don. Unlike many other CMON (Cool Mini Or Not) + Eric Lang games, the game was surprisingly not on Kickstarter, which makes it more readily available … Continue reading The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire Unboxing