Dodo

The annual jiggle-egg ritual is coming up and the Hagulaminapitopasi tribe is very excited. This means that the dodo bird is laying its egg. But as clumsy as it is, the bird always makes his nest on the top of the most steep mountain and often bumps the egg out of the nest. 2-4 players,Continue reading “Dodo”

Mountains out of Molehills

The moles have gathered for their annual Mountain Maker tournament to decide who’s the Top Tunneler of the year. It’s up to you to outsmart your opponents and take away this prestigious title! 2-4 players, ages 9+Playing time: 45-60 minutesDesigners: Jim DiCamillo & Patrick MarinoArtwork: Elena Muñoz Publisher: The OPhttps://theop.games/ The play area of MountainsContinue reading “Mountains out of Molehills”

Delta

Gather your crew and prepare for adventure! In this medium weight eurogame with a steampunk setting, players send out their crew to the different sections of the board in order to explore the Delta region of Kamargo, observe mechanimals, and find more information on the crystals that power up the Perpetual Steam Engines. 2-4 players,Continue reading “Delta”

Life of the Amazonia

Run your own conservation organization and make the jungles of the Amazon flourish! In Life of the Amazonia, players are restoring the rainforest by planting trees and flowers and attracting numerous animals. Your goal is to develop the most prosperous jungle! 1-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60-120 minutesDesigner: Jamie BloomArtwork: Sophia Kang Publisher: Bad Comethttps://badcomet.co/Continue reading “Life of the Amazonia”

Stupefy!

Wands ready; 1, 2, 3 … Stupefy!Dive into the world of Harry Potter and take up your wand to play a stunning game. 4-8 players, ages 8+Playing time: 30 minutesDesigner: Ludovic Maublanc Publisher: Repos Productionhttps://www.rprod.com/en During a game of Stupefy!, every player represents one of the four Hogwarts houses, trying to win the honor forContinue reading “Stupefy!”

Trekking Through History

Step into the time machine for a journey through history! In Trekking Through History, players embark on a three-day journey that takes them past the greatest moments of the past thousands of years! 2-4 players, ages 10+Playing time: 30-60 minutesDesigner: Charlie BinkArtwork: Eric Hibbeler Publisher: Underdog Gameshttps://www.underdoggames.com/ The game is played in three rounds withContinue reading “Trekking Through History”

WordCraft

From the Far East, vendors have brought 26 new ingredients for the alchemists to use in their potions. Now is the time to prove that you’re the most capable alchemist in town. 2-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 25-40 minutesDesigner: Christian GioveArtwork: Kuo Yang Publisher: Artipia Gameshttps://www.artipiagames.com/ During a game of WordCraft, players take on theContinue reading “WordCraft”

Lucia

Lucia, based on a Scandinavian tradition that’s every year celebrated on December 13th, is a solo and cooperative game that plays quickly in just 15 minutes. Demonic Games is launching a Kickstarter campaign for this game on October 4th which can be found here:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/demonicgames/lucia 1-6 players, ages 5+Playing time: 15 minutesDesign & artwork: Kristian KarlbergContinue reading “Lucia”

Moku Tower: The Endless Column

Moku Tower is a dexterity game in which players compete to build and balance towers with gorgeous looking wooden rocks. This new version, The Endless Column, relies on the same principle as its predecessor, but the added mechanisms allow for more interaction between players. 2-6 players, ages 7+Playing time: 20-30 minutesDesigner: Louis Hsu Publisher: Mokuomohttps://mokuomo.com/Continue reading “Moku Tower: The Endless Column”

Virtù

Virtù first popped on my radar at the end of last year, because of the description of its ‘wheel-building’ mechanism that really intrigued me. Unfortunately, for quite some time the game was only available in French, something that has now changed with a Dutch-language version published by Geronimo Games. 2-5 players, ages 14+Playing time: 30Continue reading “Virtù”