Review: Ice and Sky

Ice and Sky is my wife’s favourite game (and she doesn’t like a lot of games) and it’s a really ...
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Review: Oceanos

In Oceanos players are captains of a submarine exploring the deep blue sea. You will earn points by discovering coral ...
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Review: Vinhos Deluxe Edition

Vinhos is my first Vital Lacerda game. As a eurogamer I had long wanted to try out a game from ...
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Review: Avenue

In Avenue players are harvesters, picking grapes and delivering the yield to the neighboring farms. Being provident, prudent and pushing your ...
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Review: Lorenzo il Magnifico

In Lorenzo il Magnifico you play as the head of a noble family during the Italian renaissance. You spend your ...
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Review: Eternity

Eternity is a beautiful card game about planting sacred trees to keep the balance between Sky, Earth and Sea. Don't ...
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Review: Heir to the Pharaoh

Heir to the Pharaoh is a two player game with many layers. It is a lush production (especially the Kickstarter ...
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Review: Papà Paolo

Papà Paolo is a medium weight, fast-paced eurogame that combines worker placement, bidding, and engine and city building. Players take on ...
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Review: Adrenaline

Adrenaline is not the first game to try to emulate a first-person shooter game in boardgame form. It is however the ...
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Review: Tides of Infamy

Tides of Infamy is a golden age of piracy free-for-all where the goal is to be the most infamous raider (obviously!) ...
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Review: Undercover

I picked up Undercover at Essen SPIEL '16, right after playing it there. Since then I have already played it ...
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Review: Kingdomino

Designed by the legendary Bruno Cathala, Kingdomino's title is a clever combination of the words Kingdom and Domino. It's actually also ...
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Review: 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

13 Days is a game about getting through the Cuba Missile crisis without starting a nuclear war. It is a game ...
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Review: Vikings on Board

Vikings on Board is a game all about getting ready to go raiding. You need to get your fierce clan warriors on ...
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Review: ZhanGuo

In ZhanGuo you are officials who work for the first Emperor of China. You try to help him with unifying ...
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Review: Via Nebula

In a nutshell Via Nebula is a very attractive and clean "pick-up and deliver" game where you race to be ...
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Review: Meeple War

Meeple War is a free-for-all melee on an uncharted battlefield between different tribes of meeples, as the name indicates. Everyone ...
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Review: Stockpile

When monopoly was originally released it was created as a critique of capitalism. I don’t know if the creators of ...
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Review: Barony

At its core Barony is really an abstract strategy game with a medieval theme pasted on. Or rather, I would ...
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Review: Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot

Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot might have the most descriptive title ever. It tells you exactly what the games is about. First ...
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Review: Imhotep

Imhotep is fantastic game with clean easy to teach rules, great components and so many interesting choices to make each turn. And ...
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Review: The City

Recently I played a couple of games of The City. It's a small card game for 2-5 players designed by ...
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Review: Scoville

Scoville is a game all about chilli-peppers. Planting them, crossbreeding them, selling them and cooking them into deviously hot dishes ...
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Review: Fungi

Fungi (or Morels as it also know) is a game about collecting delicious mushrooms and eventually cooking them. Of course, ...
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Review: A Game of Thrones: The Card Game (Second Edition)

I'd like to introduce you to a card game called A Game of Thrones: The Card Game (Second Edition). This ...
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Review: Targi

Targi is a wonderful two player game about trading among the nomad Tuareg tribes in Sahara. You try to “out ...
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Review: Above and Below

Above and Below merges choose your own adventure books with a well designed worker placement game. All wrapped up in ...
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Review: Flip City

In Flip City you are in charge of, well, a city, which you want to develop faster than the other ...
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Review: Imperial Settlers: Atlanteans

Imperial Settlers has been one of my favorite games for a long time and Imperial Settlers: Atlanteans just makes a ...
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Review: Inhabit The Earth

Part evolution game, part racing game, part card management and a whole lot of fun, Inhabit the Earth is a ...
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Review: The Prodigals Club

Imagine how boring life would be if you had it all, riches, political power and a high social standing. What ...
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Review: Signorie

As a lord of one of the most powerful families in 15th century Italy it's up to you to build ...
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Review: BattleCON

Imagine a game of bluffs and mind games but with a physical representation and feel of a 2D fighting game ...
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Review: Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

I finally played enough games to legit a proper review of this hidden role game for 4-12 players by Tobey ...
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Review: Neuroshima: Convoy

In the post-apocalyptic world of Neuroshima the Moloch have sent a convoy of killer robots to destroy New York. Will they ...
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Review: Magnum Sal

Magnum Sal is a game about mining salt in 1368. No wait, don’t go! I know salt mining might not ...
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Review: Super Motherload

Super Motherload merges tile-laying and deck-building in a fun thematic package. Based on a computer game with the same name, you ...
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Review: RESISTOR_

RESISTOR_ is a very clever mix of a card, memory game with a bit of deduction thrown in. Like all ...
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Review: Tides of Time

Today I'd like to introduce you to a small card drafting game called Tides of Time for two players. It's ...
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Review: Through the Ages

In Through the Ages, you get to be a leader of civilization. It is a long, deep game where every ...
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Review: Nippon

Although Nippon is a heavy euro and perhaps the heaviest we have reviewed on this site, it is a highly ...
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Review: Takenoko Chibis

Takenoko Chibis adds that one thing that can make a great cute game about a panda even better - More pandas ...
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Review: Galaxy Trucker

Galaxy Trucker is all about building an awesome spaceship and then boldly go where no one has gone before, to a ...
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Review: Dojo Kun

After briefly trying the game at Essen I bought Dojo Kun immediately at the fair. I met the designer at ...
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Review: 7 Wonders: Duel

7 Wonders: Duel is the 2 player game of the popular game 7 Wonders. The original game does have a 2 ...
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Review: Antarctica

As the sun orbits around Antarctica your team of scientists and ships struggle to set-up research outpost and other equipment before your ...
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Review: The Grizzled

You are a band of young soldiers trying to survive World War One. Will you live to see the end ...
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Review: Ultimate Warriorz

Becoming one of the Ultimate Warriorz isn't going to be easy, but it will be a lot of fun. You will ...
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Review: Kumo Hogasha

A fighting game where you don't fight, a dice game where you don’t roll dice. Kumo Hogasha is an excellent ...
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Review: New York 1901

The year is 1901, the city is New York. You start of with only a small property in Lower Manhattan, ...
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Review: Yardmaster Express

A perfect game for that 15-minute break, Yardmaster Express does little, but does it very well. What is Yardmaster Express like? ...
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Review: Codenames

It's not easy being a spymaster, but it is a lot of fun. Using one-word hints you must help your team find ...
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Review: Dogs of War

Come along for game of treachery and opportunism. In Dogs of War you are a Victorian era mercenary captain vying for influence with ...
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Review: Madame Ching

2014 was a busy year for Bruno Cathala. Next to Five Tribes and Abyss he also designed Madame Ching with ...
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Review: Epic Resort

Slaying orcs and dragons is hard work for heroes, so like all of us they deserve some vacation time at ...
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Review: Machi Koro

Dice plays a part in lots of games, but I have yet to try a game where the roll of the ...
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Review: Sushi Go!

Clean, simple and pleasing to look at, that's what sushi is, and that's what Sushi Go! is too. It's easy to ...
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Review: Tokaido

Tokaido can be described with one simple word: serenity. This game will help you calm down while enjoying the simple ...
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Review: Harbour

Harbour is another of Scott Almes brilliant small games. It's fun, easy to teach, quick to play and has a ...
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Review: Welcome to the Dungeon

Welcome to the Dungeon is a simple easy to learn game, that's both fun and quick to play. It's well ...
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Review: Imperial Settlers

Cute is not often a word used to describe board games. But in this case it's the perfect word for ...
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Review: Five Tribes

Crossing into the Land of 1001 Nights, your caravan arrives at the fabled Sultanate of Naqala. The old sultan just ...
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