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”

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”

Get on Board: New York & London

In Get on Board players are building their own bus line in either New York when playing with 2 or 3 players, or in London when playing with 4 or 5 players. Over the course of 12 rounds, you’ll be picking up passengers and taking them to their destination while in the meantime avoiding trafficContinue reading “Get on Board: New York & London”

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”

Art Robbery

In Art Robbery, you and your opponents are part of a group of thieves who, after a successful robbery of the Great Museum of Art, now have to divide the loot among themselves. 2-5 players, age 8+Playing time: 20 minutesDesigner: Reiner KniziaArtwork: Petra Eriksson Publisher: Helvetiqhttps://helvetiq.com/ Over the course of 4 rounds, the different typesContinue reading “Art Robbery”

The Border

We’re pretty big fans of the roll & write-games that NSV has brought us over the past years, such as Qwixx or more recently Splitter, so I was pleasantly surprised when a parcel with their latest ‘The Border’ suddenly arrived. It was an even bigger surprise when I saw that the game is co-designed byContinue reading “The Border”

Azul: Queen’s Garden

The palace of Sintra is already decorated with glass and beautiful mosaics, and now the king wants you to redesign the garden for his lovely wife Queen Maria of Aragon. You will use bright colors, birds, flowers and ornaments to try to create the most prestigious garden! 2-4 players, ages 10+Playing time: 45-60 minutesDesigner: MichaelContinue reading “Azul: Queen’s Garden”

Rolling Realms

Stonemaier Games drew inspiration from their wide range of games to develop a roll & write game to play during the Covid pandemic. While everybody needed to stay at home and gaming groups couldn’t meet to play, they made a print & play version of Rolling Realms available for everyone to download, and gamers allContinue reading “Rolling Realms”

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”