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Outpost Siberia Review – Good Luck Winning This One

November 14, 2017 by Travis Williams

Every now and then a game will make me feel a bit dumb. For whatever reason, there will be some hurdle that I can’t get over or around mentally, and…

Ars Alchimia Review – Grand Alchemy, Small Stature

November 7, 2017 by Travis Williams

Ars Alchimia, a worker placement game by Tasty Minstrel Games, sits in a really unique spot in my head. My group and I really like the game, but we all…

Clank! In! Space! Review – Who Cut The Space Cheese?

October 17, 2017 by Travis Williams

I have a pet peeve when it comes to board games. I have an incredible aversion to lame pop-culture references, and I’m instantly put off of a game if it…

Tomb of Annihilation Board Game Review – Beer, Pretzels and a Death Curse

October 3, 2017 by Travis Williams

Castle Ravenloft, the first game released in the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) Adventure Board Game system, is the game that gets the most credit for bringing myself and my group…

Seikatsu Review – Beauty and Perspective

September 19, 2017 by Travis Williams

Update: I had originally been playing Koi tiles incorrectly, and initially stated that they didn’t count for scoring at the end of the game. They actually count as a wild…

The Expanse Review – Choose Wisely

September 12, 2017 by Travis Williams

You can never be exactly sure what you are getting yourself into when you pick up a game that is based on an existing intellectual property. The theme is going…

Nemo’s War Second Edition Review – Nemo’s Excellent Adventure

August 15, 2017 by Travis Williams

Nemo’s War Second Edition is rad y’all. I normally like to set the tone of my reviews a little more subtly, but I can’t think of any clever maritime analogies…

Yokohama Review – Presidential

August 8, 2017 by Travis Williams

The various themes of board games never cease to amaze me. From the outlandish to the incredibly mundane I often find myself amused at, and often my interest is piqued…

Comancheria Review – Brains, Beauty, and Bison

August 1, 2017 by Travis Williams

You know a game is on the heavier end of the spectrum when there is a Further Reading section in the Play Book that points to numerous non-fiction works that…

H.P. Lovecraft’s Kingsport Festival: The Card Game Review – Deep in Lore, Shallow in Replayability

July 25, 2017 by Will Cravens

“The nethermost caverns,” wrote the mad Arab, “are not for the fathoming of eyes that see; for their marvels are strange and terrific.” Cursed the ground where dead thoughts live…