Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor

This game funded on Kickstarter back in 2020, but next week on April 26, a new campaign for the game, along with a fresh expansion, will launch on Gamefound: http://bit.ly/uprising-2 1-4 players, age 13+Playing time: 120-240 minutesDesigners: Cornelius Cremin, Pawel Mazur & Dirk SommerArtwork: Igor Desic, Bartek Fedyczak & Dirk Sommer Publisher: Nemesis.Gameshttps://uprising.nemesis.games/about-us/ Uprising: CurseContinue reading “Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor”

Space Lane Trader

In Space Lane Trader, the year is 3018 and each player becomes the captain of a cargo ship that makes profitable trips between newly transformed planets by buying and selling goods there. 1-8 players, age 12+Playing time: 90-120 minutesDesigner: Jesper BennhultArtwork: Aurelien Rantet Publisher: Arctic Lynx Gameshttps://www.arcticlynxgames.com/ Space Lane Trader is launching on Kickstarter soon:Continue reading “Space Lane Trader”

Encyclopedia

You and your fellow players are going to contribute to the first great reference work of natural history. Over the course of the game, you’ll study animals and publish your findings with just one goal: to become the greatest contributor to Buffon’s Encyclopedia! 1-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60-120 minutesDesigners: Eric Dubus & Olivier MelisonArtwork:Continue reading “Encyclopedia”

Small Samurai Empires: Rise of Tokugawa

Small Samurai Empires is a game that we played for the first time last year and liked so much that it’s still regularly on the table. The game is very accessible with simple rules and combines area control with action programming in an excellent way. The fact that it comes in a small box andContinue reading “Small Samurai Empires: Rise of Tokugawa”

It’s a Wonderful Kingdom

In this 2-player reimplementation of It’s a Wonderful World, each player takes the role of a duke who wants to prove that he’s the sole and rightful heir to the throne of the kingdom. Display your potential by producing raw materials and building structures, and develop your duchy faster and better than your opponent! 1-2Continue reading “It’s a Wonderful Kingdom”

Hamlet

Construct buildings to expand the village and turn the small Hamlet into a bustling town! In Hamlet, each player takes control of a number of villagers and has them erect new buildings, transport goods and make deliveries to the church in order to ultimately collect the most points! 1-4 players, age 10+Playing time: 60-90 minutesDesigner:Continue reading “Hamlet”

Lizard Wizard

In Lizard Wizard, players take on the role of Arch-Mages recruiting wizards from the seven schools of magic and building towers for them to research the magic spells. Your goal is to gain the loyalty of wizards across the land to become the most powerful Arch-Mage of Astoria! 2-6 players, age 10+Playing time: 90-120 minutesDesigner:Continue reading “Lizard Wizard”

Tiny Epic Pirates

The seven seas are dangerous for merchant ships because they’re flooded by pirates who attack ships, steal their goods and trade them on the black market. In Tiny Epic Pirates, each player takes on the role of a captain on one of those pirate ships and tries to be the first one to bury allContinue reading “Tiny Epic Pirates”

Stroganov

Each player takes the role of a member of the powerful Stroganov family. In all four rounds of play, you travel further and further east into Siberia, exploring the land on the hunt for fur and establishing outposts. 1-4 players, age 12+Playing time: 90 minutesDesigner: Andreas StedingArtwork: Maciej Janik Publisher: Game Brewer (NL/FR retail versionContinue reading “Stroganov”