Skytear Horde

Defend your castle, tear down the gates that are summoning the monsters and prepare yourself for the final confrontation with the Outsider! 1-3 players, ages 10+Playing time: 30 minutesDesigners: Giacomo Neri & Riccardo NeriArtwork: Riccardo Parmeggiani Publisher: Skytear Gameshttps://www.playskytear.com/ Skytear Horde is now live on Kickstarter: Skytear Horde can be played solo or co-op withContinue reading “Skytear Horde”

Sauria: The Dinosaur Park Survival Game

Players take on the role of visitors and staff of a brand new advanced theme park with living dinosaurs, when suddenly a volcano becomes active in the park. The power and security systems are failing, dinosaurs start escaping, and on top of that the volcano starts to spew lava. 1-5 players, ages 14+Playing time: 45-150Continue reading “Sauria: The Dinosaur Park Survival Game”

White Hat

In White Hat, each player takes on the role of a hacker working their way through cyberspace to the critical assets, without leaving any traces or getting stuck in a honeypot or denial-of-service. 1-6 players, ages 10+Playing time: 30-45 minutesDesigners: Ren Multamäki & Thomas KlausnerArtwork: Scott Everts, Jere Kasanen, John Lewis & Juha Salmijärvi Publisher:Continue reading “White Hat”

Kemet: Blood and Sand

Become an Egyptian God, build your army and destroy your rivals to claim your dominance and earn eternal worship! 2-5 players, ages 14+Playing time: 90 minutesDesigners: Jacques Bariot & Guillaume MontiageArtwork: Arnaud Boudoiron & Pierre Santamaria Publisher: Editions Matagothttps://www.matagot.com/ Everyone has a few games that they would like to try out, but for some reasonContinue reading “Kemet: Blood and Sand”

Goetia: Nine Kings of Solomon

Draw a pentagram and start your chants, you might draw the attention of a demon and summon him. If he likes what you’re doing, it’s possible you’ll be rewarded with demonic powers, treasures and relics. 2-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 40 min/playerDesigner: Kristian KarlbergArtwork: Andrzej Masianis Publisher: Demonic Gameshttps://demonicgames.com/ During their turn players place oneContinue reading “Goetia: Nine Kings of Solomon”

Octopus’s Garden

Cultivate oysters, buy plants and decorations, and attract colorful fish in order to create the most beautiful undersea garden! 2-4 players, ages 8+Playing time: 30-45 minutesDesigner: Roberta TaylorArtwork: Kerri Aitken Publisher: Maple Gameshttps://maple.games/ A game of Octopus’s Garden is played over a number of consecutive rounds, until one of the players manages to fill theContinue reading “Octopus’s Garden”

AngerSmash

2-5 players, ages 10+Playing time: 20-50 minutes Publisher: How Am I Weird Gameshttps://www.howamiweird.com/ AngerSmash is now live on Kickstarter: The goal of the game is to be the first player to have sets of 4 identical Anger Cards and 4 identical Zen Cards. Every player is dealt 8 cards to begin the game with, groupingContinue reading “AngerSmash”

Hegemony: Lead Your Class to Victory

2-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 90-180 minutesDesigners: Vangelis Bagiartakis & Varnavas TimotheouArtwork: Jakub Skop Publisher: Hegemonic Project Gameshttps://hegemonygame.com/ Hegemony is now live on Kickstarter: In Hegemony, each player takes on the role of one of the four different classes: The working class sends their workers to work in companies, earning them money which they needContinue reading “Hegemony: Lead Your Class to Victory”

Hanamikoji: Geisha’s Road

Geishas are making a journey across the tea houses to show their artistic performances to the guests. During this trip they will get help from you and your opponent, to advance from an apprentice to full Geisha or even evolve to Okaasan and become a teahouse owner. 2 players, ages 8+Playing time: 20-30 minutesDesigners: JerryContinue reading “Hanamikoji: Geisha’s Road”

Hanamikoji

This is one of my favourite 2-player games! It’s elegant, easy to learn and every play feels very tight and tense. The ‘I split, you choose’ mechanism works very well and gives some really tough decisions! 2 players, ages 10+Playing time: 15 minutesDesigner: Kota NakayamaArtwork: Maisherly Chan Publisher: EmperorS4https://en.emperors4.com/ Now live on Kickstarter: In Hanamikoji,Continue reading “Hanamikoji”