I spent a a lot of quarters playing Space Invaders in my youth. Board games are now providing a...Read More
Kingdomino, the 2017 Spiel des Jahres winner2 from superstar developer Bruno Cathala2 pits you against 1-3 other potential kings to build a kingdom by laying tiles made of forests, plains, fields mountains, deserts, and oceans. The catch? Taking a page from dominos, tiles laid after your first must match a terrain that you’ve already played. And you’re constrained to a small square grid to accomplish your task.
Sound simple? Well, it’s not! You’ll be faced with tradeoffs galore in your battle to have the most beautiful kingdom.Read More
The Tour de France – hold the spandex, the bike crashes, and the doping.3
Flamme Rouge was one of the hot games of 2016-17 and continues to be a mainstay. At SHUX this last October, it was a show star with too many people trying to play whenever it was available.
So what separates it from every other game out there? I mean, I think that there’s more likely to be elves than bike racers at the average gaming convention.Read More