Rapa Nui

Use your tribe members to sculpt, transport and erect Moai statues on Easter Island, and work yourself into the grace of the gods! 2-4 players, ages 10+Playing time: 45 minutesDesigners: Fabrice Besson & Guillaume MontiageArtist: Vincent Dutrait Publisher: Matagothttps://www.matagot.com/ Rapa Nui is a reimplementation of Giants, a game released in 2008. I haven’t played theContinue reading “Rapa Nui”

Top Pop

In Top Pop, each player is the owner of a soda pop company in the 60’s, trying to increase his influence and reputation in the big cities of the USA! 2-5 players, ages 8+Playing time: 30-45 minutesDesigners: Mark McGee & Joshua J Mills Artists: James Churchill & Christina Pittre Publisher: Talon Strike Studioshttps://talonstrikes.games/ Now liveContinue reading “Top Pop”

Monasterium

Over the course of 3 years, players will train their novices, build stain-glass windows and fulfill missions, in order to gain the most fame and honor! 2-4 players, ages 12+60-120 minutesDesigner: Arve D. FühlerArtist: Dennis Lohausen Publisher: dlp gameshttps://www.dlp-games.de/ Each year lasts a number of rounds, equal to the number of players. A round startsContinue reading “Monasterium”

Tapestry

A eurogame that allows players to create their own, unique civilization! 1-5 players, ages 12+90-120 minutesDesigner: Jamey StegmaierArt by Andrew Bosley, Sculpts by Rom Brown Publisher: Stonemaier Gameshttps://stonemaiergames.com/ Tapestry is a civilization game with very straightforward gameplay: On your turn, you’ll either pay resources to advance on one of the tracks and gain the benefit,Continue reading “Tapestry”

Caylus 1303

In this medium-weight eurogame, you’re a master builder, managing workers to gather resources, erect buildings and help with the construction of the castle. Who will prove himself worth being called the most prestigious builder of Caylus? 2-5 players, ages 12+60-90 minutesDesigner: William AttiaArtist: Andrew Bosley Publisher: Space Cowboyshttps://www.spacecowboys.fr/our-board-games When the original Caylus was released backContinue reading “Caylus 1303”

Genotype: A Mendelian Genetics Game

In Genotype, we crawl into the skin of geneticists, collecting experimental data on pea plants. 1-5 players45-90 minutesDesigners: John Coveyou, Paul Salomon & Ian ZangArtists: Tomasz Bogusz & Amelia Sales Publisher: Genius Gameshttps://www.geniusgames.org/ The game is played over the course of five rounds, each consisting of three phases: 1- Players place their action markers onContinue reading “Genotype: A Mendelian Genetics Game”

Wishland

Who wouldn’t want to open their own theme park? In Wishland, players invest in rides and restaurants, hire actors and mascots, and open hotels, with just one goal: to build the most successful theme park of all! 1-4 players75 minutesDesigner: Carlos Michán AmadoArtists: Fran Fdez, Philipp Ach Publisher: Lost Gameshttps://lostgamesent.com/ Wishland is a worker placementContinue reading “Wishland”

Dominations: Road to Civilization

Expand your tribe’s knowledge in order to build cities and monuments, and develop your skills in different domains on your way to become a mighty nation! 2-4 players80-120 minutes Designers: Eric Dubus & Olivier MelisonArtists: Loïc Muzy, Agathe Pitié, Amber Scharf & Florian Stitz Publisher: Holy Grail Gameshttps://holygrail.games/ Dominations is played over the course ofContinue reading “Dominations: Road to Civilization”