Fiesta Mexicana

It’s time for a Mexican party! In Fiesta Mexicana, the players have offered their help to organize a huge party. The visitors have come in large numbers and it’s your job to make sure everyone can enjoy the tasty meals. 2-4 players, ages 8+Playing time: 30 minutesDesigners: Christian Fiore & Knut HappelArtwork: Fiore GmbH Publisher:Continue reading “Fiesta Mexicana”

Great Plains

In this abstract strategy game, two players are exploring the lowlands and call upon the wild animals you encounter to help you fight for dominance. 2 players, ages 10+Playing time: 20 minutesDesigners: Trevor Benjamin & Brett J. GilbertArtwork: Klemens Franz Publisher: 999 Games (Originally published by Lookout Games) One player plays as the snakes, whileContinue reading “Great Plains”

Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest

This new version is a reimplementation of Paolo Mori’s Libertalia which originally was released back in 2012. I had heard a lot of good things about the original version but never got a chance to play it, so I was excited when this new version was announced. 999 Games was kind enough to send usContinue reading “Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest”

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Robin Hood returned from the crusades to Sherwood Forest, only to find out his best friend, Little John, had been captured by the guards. Benefiting from King Richard’s absence, Prince John is on his way to take over the kingdom. Using the arrival as a distraction Robin and his friends are trying to get LittleContinue reading “The Adventures of Robin Hood”

Wonder Book

Oniria is a beautiful paradise and home to the majestic Dragon civilization. However, the idyllic and peaceful world is in danger and they need you to help them, and the only entrance from our world to Oniria is an ancient book hidden in an abandoned tower: The Wonder Book. 1-4 players, ages 10+Playing time: 60-90Continue reading “Wonder Book”

Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition

A classy version of a classic game! 2-5 players, ages 7+Playing time: 30-45 minutesDesigner: Klaus-Jürgen WredeArtists: Marcel Gröber & Anne Pätzke Publisher: 999 Gameshttps://www.999games.nl/ Since its release just about 20 years ago, Carcassonne became one of the most popular gateway games around, drawing many new people into the board game hobby. The tiles of thisContinue reading “Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition”

Getaway Driver

An asymmetric 2-player game in which one player, the getaway driver, is trying to make an escape from the city, before getting caught by the other player who takes up the role of the police. 2 players, ages 12+Playing time: 30-45 minutesDesigner: Jeff BeckArtwork: Ryan Goldsberry Publisher: Uproarious Gameshttp://uproarious.net/ You set up the game simplyContinue reading “Getaway Driver”

Spicy

Three cats agreed upon settling their fight over who’s the top cat, and decided to organise a spice eating contest. Since everyone was soon cheating, they created Spicy, a card game that allows you to cheat – at least, as long as it goes unnoticed. 2-6 players, ages 10+Playing Time: 15 minutesDesigner: Győri Zoltán GáborArtist:Continue reading “Spicy”