Looks like it's time to update the Kingdom's Maps! You and a few others have been subcontracted via The Guild of Merchant Explorers in order to survey the kingdom, near and far. Payment will be based on objectives, and the better your maps, the more you will earn! Don't be afraid to do a little … Continue reading The Guild of Merchant Explorers Review
Have you always dreamed of being an Ancient Greek town planner? Well dream no more, now you can, in the most abstract of senses. An Akropolis is a city built on stone, and of stone - and you will strive to elevate your city to the most Polisy Akrop by combining plazas and districts into … Continue reading Akropolis Review
Ahoy there! I see yarr leavin' the forest for a new experience at sea. Well, there be a whole host of interestin' critters here looking to eke out a livin', whether it be by runnin' the roosts or smugglin'. Grab your boat, let's head out and see who can get the most Famous the most … Continue reading Ahoy Review
Spire’s End: Hildegard Review
You've always dreamed of finally being allowed to set off on your own adventure. Here it is, the opportunity has come in the form of an important package with a distant recipient, assigned to you to deliver. Grab your trusty slingshot, wolf down some breakfast, and off you go! What could go wrong ... venturing … Continue reading Spire’s End: Hildegard Review
I will preface this review for my regular readers: Spintronics is not a boardgame. It's an educational puzzle 'game'. Deep in the American mid-west, a daughter of clock-makers is exploring an interesting new phenomenon, Spintronics! In the absence of electrical power, but the abundance of old clocks, a strong desire to avoid doing laundry has … Continue reading Spintronics Review
Azul: Master Chocolatier Review
It's the mid 16th 17-19th century! The beginning of a golden age of interior decorating chocolate in Western Europe. Recently returned from a tour of Alhambra's finely decorated palaces, King Manuel I of Portugal h..... Uhh. You are making chocolates. And arranging them nicely in their box. But you are NOT eating them. No, no … Continue reading Azul: Master Chocolatier Review
Circadians: Chaos Order Review
If you haven't seen Avatar (the movie) (yes, the blue aliens one, not the blue forehead arrow one) please go and watch it quickly now so I can do a lazier job of writing this intro. Ok? Great. So ... It's Avatar the movie. Humans have turned up at the planet and against all statistical … Continue reading Circadians: Chaos Order Review
Project L Review
Hmm, how to introduce Project L? Usually I will write a little thematic opener here, but Project L has absolutely no pretence of theme whatsoever. It is a cold, hard abstract game, about doing puzzles and being efficient. Let's not waste any more time here, let's start the review! 1-4 Players | 20 Minutes | … Continue reading Project L Review
High Frontier 4 All: Race for Glory!
I've recently gotten the chance to explore High Frontier 4 All, the fourth edition of Phil Eklund's science based space exploration game. This post is somewhat of a first impressions write up, given I have only played the game twice at this point, and haven't fully explored the core game yet. I know there is … Continue reading High Frontier 4 All: Race for Glory!
Back before the USA was a thing, there was Rag-usa, the legendary hub of trading and industry! Looks like you will be taking a role in the construction of Ragusa itself, and helping to set up a bustling industry in the town. You will need to think carefully about where you set up your buildings, … Continue reading Ragusa Review