Great Plains

In this abstract strategy game, two players are exploring the lowlands and call upon the wild animals you encounter to help you fight for dominance. 2 players, ages 10+Playing time: 20 minutesDesigners: Trevor Benjamin & Brett J. GilbertArtwork: Klemens Franz Publisher: 999 Games (Originally published by Lookout Games) One player plays as the snakes, whileContinue reading “Great Plains”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

A War of Whispers

As a secret society, you try to manipulate the war for the world to your own advantage. 2-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60 minutesDesigner: Jeremy StoltzfusArtists: Tomasz Jedruszek & Dann May Publisher: Starling Gameshttps://www.starling.games/ During setup players place their loyalty tokens secretly on their player boards, defining where their loyalties lie. These can shift duringContinue reading “A War of Whispers”