Amygdala

AMYGDALA is the new abstract strategy game from Kramer & Kiesling, two designers who have a proven track record with games like Azul, Paris, Renature and many others. Game Brewer is launching a Gamefound campaign for Amygdala next week, on June 13, and we were lucky enough to play the game on a prototype providedContinue reading “Amygdala”

Explorers

We’re big fans of Phil Walker-Hardings’ games, especially his straightforward designs like Sushi Go!, Bärenpark and Cacao are family favorites and always score very well when we play them.So needless to say, we didn’t have to think twice when Ravensburger offered to send us his newest game Explorers to try out. 1-4 players, age 8+PlayingContinue reading “Explorers”

Dinositters!

In Dinositters!, each player takes control over 2 teenage dinosaur siblings, sending them to various spots on the game board, to acquire food tokens, attract new hatchlings from the nursery, or to take volcano challenges. 2-6 players, age 8+Playing time: 30 minutesDesigners: Joel Bodkin & Maxwell FreudArtwork: Joel Bodkin Publisher: Featherstone Games Dinositters! is launchingContinue reading “Dinositters!”

Founders of Teotihuacan

Set in the same ancient city as Teotihuacan: City of Gods, Founders of Teotihuacan is a standalone prequel in which players compete to create plans for the best designed city. You don’t need to have experience with the original game to play this, but if you do you’ll encounter some familiar looking iconography. 1-4 players,Continue reading “Founders of Teotihuacan”

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”

Kingdoms of Akandia

In Kingdoms of Akandia, you and your fellow players are working together against the spreading darkness. As the game goes by, you’ll encounter powerful enemies and try to beat them in order to bring the several chapters to a good end. 1-4 players, ages 12+Playing time: 90-600 minutesDesigner: Florian MolzahnPublisher: KoA Studios Kingdoms of AkandiaContinue reading “Kingdoms of Akandia”

Obsession

In Obsession, players take on the role of the head of a respected family in 19th century Victorian England. Over the course of the game, you renovate your estate, employ staff, and organize activities that attract prestigious guests to improve your social standing. Your wealth, reputation and connections among the elite will determine whether youContinue reading “Obsession”

Micro Cosmos

In Micro Cosmos, each player takes the role of the chief commander of an Ark, whose mission is to repair the damage caused by the Great War. Their task is to guide their spaceships to planets across the galaxy, terraforming them, building new colonies, and searching for survivors to bring back to their home planets.Continue reading “Micro Cosmos”

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”