Cellulose: A Plant Cell Biology Game

In Cellulose players find themselves inside a plant cell, with the task to build the cell wall and make sure the cell is functioning optimally. 1-5 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60-90 minutesDesigners: John Coveyou & Steve SchlepphorstArtwork: Tomasz Bogusz Publisher: Genius Gameshttps://www.geniusgames.org/ The game is played in an indefinite number of rounds and continues untilContinue reading “Cellulose: A Plant Cell Biology Game”

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!”

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”

Messina 1347

Merchant ships dock in the city, bringing not only goods but also rats – and worse, the plague. Send your lieutenants to Messina to rescue people, quarantine them so they can work on your estates, fight the plague, and ultimately repopulate the city. 1-4 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60-140 minutesDesigners: Raúl Fernández Aparicio & VladimírContinue reading “Messina 1347”

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”

Dwergar

Manage your own clan of dwarfs and expand the underground kingdom Dwergar. Send your workers out to perform actions, complete projects, and try to become the most prestigious clan! 2-4 players, ages 12+Playing time: 60-120 minutesDesigner: Jan MadejskiArtwork: Piotr Sokołowski Publisher: Grannahttp://www.granna.pl/en/ A game of Dwergar is played over the course of 10 rounds, inContinue reading “Dwergar”

The Court of Miracles

In The Court of Miracles, players are contending for the most influence in 16th century Paris. 2-5 players, ages 10+Playing time: 40 minutesDesigners: Vincent Brugeas & Guilhem GautrandArtist: Ronan Toulhoat Publisher: Lucky Duck Gameshttps://luckyduckgames.com/ Each player starts the game with 6 renown tokens, with the first one to place them all on the board willContinue reading “The Court of Miracles”

Florenza: X Anniversary Edition

By hiring artists and financing their works, players lead powerful families to fame during the Renaissance period! 1-5 players, ages 14+Playing time: 60-180 minutesDesigners: Stefano Groppi & P.S. MartensenArtwork: Sara Gioria & Ivan Zoni Publisher: Post Scriptumhttps://postscriptum-games.it/en/ The game is played over a series of 7 rounds, each starting with players receiving income; every playerContinue reading “Florenza: X Anniversary Edition”

Rapa Nui

Use your tribe members to sculpt, transport and erect Moai statues on Easter Island, and work yourself into the grace of the gods! 2-4 players, ages 10+Playing time: 45 minutesDesigners: Fabrice Besson & Guillaume MontiageArtist: Vincent Dutrait Publisher: Matagothttps://www.matagot.com/ Rapa Nui is a reimplementation of Giants, a game released in 2008. I haven’t played theContinue reading “Rapa Nui”

Caylus 1303

In this medium-weight eurogame, you’re a master builder, managing workers to gather resources, erect buildings and help with the construction of the castle. Who will prove himself worth being called the most prestigious builder of Caylus? 2-5 players, ages 12+60-90 minutesDesigner: William AttiaArtist: Andrew Bosley Publisher: Space Cowboyshttps://www.spacecowboys.fr/our-board-games When the original Caylus was released backContinue reading “Caylus 1303”