Trekking Through History

Step into the time machine for a journey through history! In Trekking Through History, players embark on a three-day journey that takes them past the greatest moments of the past thousands of years! 2-4 players, ages 10+Playing time: 30-60 minutesDesigner: Charlie BinkArtwork: Eric Hibbeler Publisher: Underdog Gameshttps://www.underdoggames.com/ The game is played in three rounds withContinue reading “Trekking Through History”

WordCraft

From the Far East, vendors have brought 26 new ingredients for the alchemists to use in their potions. Now is the time to prove that you’re the most capable alchemist in town. 2-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 25-40 minutesDesigner: Christian GioveArtwork: Kuo Yang Publisher: Artipia Gameshttps://www.artipiagames.com/ During a game of WordCraft, players take on theContinue reading “WordCraft”

Lucia

Lucia, based on a Scandinavian tradition that’s every year celebrated on December 13th, is a solo and cooperative game that plays quickly in just 15 minutes. Demonic Games is launching a Kickstarter campaign for this game on October 4th which can be found here:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/demonicgames/lucia 1-6 players, ages 5+Playing time: 15 minutesDesign & artwork: Kristian KarlbergContinue reading “Lucia”

Moku Tower: The Endless Column

Moku Tower is a dexterity game in which players compete to build and balance towers with gorgeous looking wooden rocks. This new version, The Endless Column, relies on the same principle as its predecessor, but the added mechanisms allow for more interaction between players. 2-6 players, ages 7+Playing time: 20-30 minutesDesigner: Louis Hsu Publisher: Mokuomohttps://mokuomo.com/Continue reading “Moku Tower: The Endless Column”

Virtù

Virtù first popped on my radar at the end of last year, because of the description of its ‘wheel-building’ mechanism that really intrigued me. Unfortunately, for quite some time the game was only available in French, something that has now changed with a Dutch-language version published by Geronimo Games. 2-5 players, ages 14+Playing time: 30Continue reading “Virtù”

My Little Scythe – Pie in the Sky

Return to Pomme to wander around the land and yet again collect the apples and gems to deliver to the castle, but beware of your opponents, as they will try to get you engaged in a huge pie fight! 1-6 players, ages 8+Playing time: 45 minutesDesigners: Hoby & Vienna ChouArtwork: Katie Khau Publisher: Stonemaier Gameshttps://stonemaiergames.com/Continue reading “My Little Scythe – Pie in the Sky”

Mushroom Sorcerer

It’s time for the Great Sorcerer Tournament, where Sorcerers from all over Elementis get together and duel each other to determine who of them is the most powerful Sorcerer of the land. 1-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 45-90 minutesDesigner: Man Chi Publisher: Headblown Studiohttps://www.headblownstudio.com/ Mushroom Sorcerer is currently live on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/headblownstudio/mushroom-sorcerer In Mushroom Sorcerer,Continue reading “Mushroom Sorcerer”

Fiesta Mexicana

It’s time for a Mexican party! In Fiesta Mexicana, the players have offered their help to organize a huge party. The visitors have come in large numbers and it’s your job to make sure everyone can enjoy the tasty meals. 2-4 players, ages 8+Playing time: 30 minutesDesigners: Christian Fiore & Knut HappelArtwork: Fiore GmbH Publisher:Continue reading “Fiesta Mexicana”

Factions of Sol

Factions of Sol is a space exploration game that’s launching a Kickstarter campaign on September 13, the publisher was so kind to provide us with a prototype copy to try out. 1-4 players, ages 12+Playing time: 90-120 minutesDesigner: Elam BlackwellArtwork: Samara Malik & Roxanne Panas Publisher: Mark IV Gameshttps://factionsofsol.com/ Kickstarter link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/markivgames/factions-of-sol In Factions ofContinue reading “Factions of Sol”

Hokito

2 players, ages 8+Playing time: 10 minutesDesigner: Claude LeroyArtwork: Tom Delahaye Publisher: Cosmoludohttps://www.cosmoludo.com/ Just like many other good abstract games, Hokito comes with easy rules but a lot of crunchy decision making, especially near the end of the game. The game literally takes 2 minutes to explain: Each player starts the game with his 18Continue reading “Hokito”