Vinhos is my first Vital Lacerda game. As a eurogamer I had long wanted to try out a game from his hand. But for many reasons I had never gotten around to it. But when I got my hands on the Vinhos Deluxe Edition I couldn’t wait to get it to the table, anxious to find out if this heralded designer was something for me.
When monopoly was originally released it was created as a critique of capitalism. I don’t know if the creators of Stockpile had similar intentions, but none the less they have created a game that functions as such. It exposes the absurdity and volatility of the stock market while at the same time being a brilliant, fun and engaging game that in my opinion could and should cross over to the mass market.
Imagine a game of bluffs and mind games but with a physical representation and feel of a 2D fighting game ala Street Fighter. BattleCON is all that and more. It is a sprawling and fantastic sandbox of a fighting game. Any mode or feature you can imagine is available in the system. But to begin with this is a review of the base game of BattleCON: Fate of Indines so let’s get to it!
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
You are a band of young soldiers trying to survive World War One. Will you live to see the end of the war and the peace established, or will you succumb to the cold, the rot and the poor morale in … Continued
Come along for game of treachery and opportunism. In Dogs of War you are a Victorian era mercenary captain vying for influence with battling houses in a war torn country. What is Dogs of War like? Dogs of War is a tug-of-war and area … Continued