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!”

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”

Broken Planet

Build temples and craft relics to earn the favor of the gods, and try to survive on a planet on the verge of destruction! 2-5 players, ages 12+Playing time: 45-90 minutesDesign & Artwork: Lenny Duwyn, Ben Michielsen, Robin Vandormael Publisher: Pigeon Gameshttps://www.broken-pla.net/ The crowdfunding campaign for Broken Planet is launching on Kickstarter today:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pigeon-games/broken-planet The gameplayContinue reading “Broken Planet”

Oriflamme: Ablaze

In this tactical card game, players take on the role of heads of influential families who are in the midst of a power struggle for the royal throne! 3-5 players, age 10+Playing time: 15-30 minutesDesigners: Adrien & Axel HeslingArtwork: Tomasz Jedruszek Publisher: Geronimo Games (Originally published by Studio H)http://geronimogames.com/ Over the course of six rounds,Continue reading “Oriflamme: Ablaze”

Cranky Chinchillas

Prepare yourself for a game filled with betrayal, secret alliances and… fluffy chinchillas! 4-6 players (4-8 with expansions), ages 14+Playing time: 30-60 minutesPublisher: Cranky Chinchillas Inc.https://www.crankychinchillas.com/ Cranky Chinchillas is now live on Kickstarter: The game starts with every player receiving a role card, which they keep secret for their opponents. Each role comes with aContinue reading “Cranky Chinchillas”

Bristol 1350

The black plague has descended upon the town of Bristol! With lots of villagers dying, you’re one of the survivors trying to escape in one of the three available apple carts! 1-9 players, ages 13+Playing time: 20-40 minutesDesigner: Travis HancockArtwork: Holly Hancock and Sarah Keele Publisher: Facade Gameshttps://facadegames.com/ At the start of the game, eachContinue reading “Bristol 1350”

Bugz

Recently Belgian publisher Game Brewer, known for its major releases like Gugong and Paris, released a couple of family games in their range of Amuza Games! We were lucky to receive review copies of them, so please allow me to introduce you to the first one: Bugz! 2-5 players, ages 8+Playing time: 15 minutesDesigner: RobertContinue reading “Bugz”

Coyote

A bluffing game in which everyone has to lie, because nobody knows the truth! 3-6 players, ages 10+Playing time: 20 minutesDesigner: Spartaco AlbertarelliArtist: Zona Evon Shroyer Publisher: HeidelBÄR Gameshttps://heidelbaer.de/en/ At the start of the game, every player receives 3 Peek cards – These allow you during the game to take a look at a cardContinue reading “Coyote”

Plant-Based Riot

Assemble your own gangs of vegetables to take down the ruthless Cartel. But beware of your opponents, as you’re not the only one who’s keen on winning this Turf War! 2-5 players, ages 8+Playing time: 20 minutesDesigners: Matt Ludlow, Roberto Rotaru & Courtney WoodArtwork: Roberto Rotaru Publisher: Bubblegum Stuffhttps://bubblegumstuff.com/ Plant-Based Riot is now live onContinue reading “Plant-Based Riot”

The Court of Miracles

In The Court of Miracles, players are contending for the most influence in 16th century Paris. 2-5 players, ages 10+Playing time: 40 minutesDesigners: Vincent Brugeas & Guilhem GautrandArtist: Ronan Toulhoat Publisher: Lucky Duck Gameshttps://luckyduckgames.com/ Each player starts the game with 6 renown tokens, with the first one to place them all on the board willContinue reading “The Court of Miracles”