Augustus (or Rise of Augustus) is a light card drafting, set collection game with a twist. Designed by Paolo Mori, with excellent artwork from Vincent Dutrait. It also has something in common with your grandparents bingo evening, but don’t let that turn you off just yet.
In 2016 the game I read and heard most about was Scythe. Designed by Jamey Stegmaier. It got a lot of attention and was at the top of quite a few best games of 2016 lists. So I was glad someone in my game group received his kickstarter edition and we got to play it. Let’s see if it deserves the hype.
Recently I played a couple of games of The City. It’s a small card game for 2-5 players designed by Thomas Lehmann. Well known for To Court the King and Race for the Galaxy. In this card game players build a city by placing building cards in front of them. The first player to reach 50 points wins this quick game.
Today I’d like to introduce you to a small card drafting game called Tides of Time for two players. It’s a small 18 card game from Portal Games and designed by Kristian Curla. It’s the next step up from Love … Continued
7 Wonders: Duel is the 2 player game of the popular game 7 Wonders. The original game does have a 2 player variant, but the truth is I’ll never play 7 Wonders with two, now that 7 Wonders: Duel is available. What … Continued
2014 was a busy year for Bruno Cathala. Next to Five Tribes and Abyss he also designed Madame Ching with Ludovic Maublanc. Ludovic is known from the games Ca$h and Gun$ and has worked with Bruno before on games like … Continued