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.
🎶 Familiar yet altered music plays 🎶 Welcome to Dinosaur Island! The Jurassic era themed park that is 100% legally distinct from any existing intellectual property! Visit to see our real, live dinosaurs brought to life by science. Stroll the park and maybe take a ride on a thrilling roller coaster! Enjoy our punderfully named … Continue reading Dinosaur Island + Totally Liquid Review
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
Nyaar! (1960's American radio voice narrates:) Hey you there! The future of energy is here. Around the world, governments and industry are erecting energy infrastructure so that you at home can switch on your lights to read the paper, listen to important news bulletins on the wireless, and bake your Sunday roast with clean, quiet … Continue reading Manhattan Project: Energy Empire Review
This article is a little different from the usual, being two 'mini reviews' of the Raiders of the North Sea expansions Fields of Fame, and Hall of Heroes. If you haven't already, I recommend reading The Boardgame Detective's Raiders of the North Sea Review before digging into this article, it will give you some context. … Continue reading Raiders of the North Sea: Expansions Review
It's not easy being a Viking. Healthcare hasn't been invented yet, so your toothache probably won't go away any time soon. It's cold. Horns are in short supply this season so you don't look very cool this year. Hmm, I wonder if those settlements up north have some cool stuff that they 'don't need'? Why … Continue reading Raiders of the North Sea Review
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