Kingdoms of Akandia

In Kingdoms of Akandia, you and your fellow players are working together against the spreading darkness. As the game goes by, you’ll encounter powerful enemies and try to beat them in order to bring the several chapters to a good end. 1-4 players, ages 12+Playing time: 90-600 minutesDesigner: Florian MolzahnPublisher: KoA Studios Kingdoms of AkandiaContinue reading “Kingdoms of Akandia”

Obsession

In Obsession, players take on the role of the head of a respected family in 19th century Victorian England. Over the course of the game, you renovate your estate, employ staff, and organize activities that attract prestigious guests to improve your social standing. Your wealth, reputation and connections among the elite will determine whether youContinue reading “Obsession”

Micro Cosmos

In Micro Cosmos, each player takes the role of the chief commander of an Ark, whose mission is to repair the damage caused by the Great War. Their task is to guide their spaceships to planets across the galaxy, terraforming them, building new colonies, and searching for survivors to bring back to their home planets.Continue reading “Micro Cosmos”

Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor

This game funded on Kickstarter back in 2020, but next week on April 26, a new campaign for the game, along with a fresh expansion, will launch on Gamefound: http://bit.ly/uprising-2 1-4 players, age 13+Playing time: 120-240 minutesDesigners: Cornelius Cremin, Pawel Mazur & Dirk SommerArtwork: Igor Desic, Bartek Fedyczak & Dirk Sommer Publisher: Nemesis.Gameshttps://uprising.nemesis.games/about-us/ Uprising: CurseContinue reading “Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor”

The Wandering Towers

A new game from Kramer & Kiesling always catches my attention, so when Abacusspiele announced ‘Die wandelnden Türme’ early this year the game immediately came on my radar. This time they have brought us an accessible family game, one that is perfect for playing on a rainy Sunday afternoon together with wife and kids. 2-6Continue reading “The Wandering Towers”

Space Lane Trader

In Space Lane Trader, the year is 3018 and each player becomes the captain of a cargo ship that makes profitable trips between newly transformed planets by buying and selling goods there. 1-8 players, age 12+Playing time: 90-120 minutesDesigner: Jesper BennhultArtwork: Aurelien Rantet Publisher: Arctic Lynx Gameshttps://www.arcticlynxgames.com/ Space Lane Trader is launching on Kickstarter soon:Continue reading “Space Lane Trader”

SPELL

In SPELL, each player takes the role of a powerful wizard trying to complete magical patterns in order to earn the respect of his companions and ultimately become the next Great Wizard! 2 players, age 8+Playing time: 15-25 minutesDesign & artwork: Jesús Fuentes Publisher: Perro Loko Gameshttps://www.perrolokogames.com/en/ The 2 wizards are located in the centralContinue reading “SPELL”

Encyclopedia

You and your fellow players are going to contribute to the first great reference work of natural history. Over the course of the game, you’ll study animals and publish your findings with just one goal: to become the greatest contributor to Buffon’s Encyclopedia! 1-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60-120 minutesDesigners: Eric Dubus & Olivier MelisonArtwork:Continue reading “Encyclopedia”

Small Samurai Empires: Rise of Tokugawa

Small Samurai Empires is a game that we played for the first time last year and liked so much that it’s still regularly on the table. The game is very accessible with simple rules and combines area control with action programming in an excellent way. The fact that it comes in a small box andContinue reading “Small Samurai Empires: Rise of Tokugawa”