Monday, December 11, 2017
My son and I both play Magic The Gathering The Collectable Card Game, and so we were excited to play a Magic The Gathering Board Game. We quickly found that it's probably a misnomer to call this a "board...
I first discovered Pick-Omino via the iPad app. It is a Reiner Knizia game, and I often enjoy his games. Pick-Omino is definitely on the lighter side of Knizia's games, and has an equally light theme. The theme is...
The idea of adding dice chucking action to Fluxx sounds fun, that is... until you play it. This expansion is comprised of 2 dice (each with draw and play numbers) and five cards. Of the five cards 2 aren't...
Our culture seems to have a very defined and narrow view of what constitutes “acceptable” play for adults. As an adult male over the age of 30 (heck, I’m over 40), the range of acceptable play includes: poker, golf,...
Kahuna is a STRICTLY 2 PLAYER area control game. The game runs three rounds where players take turns playing cards and building bridges within the 12 islands of the archipelago Kahuna. Control the most bridges to an island and...
Coloretto is a very simple game to set up and learn. At it's core it's a "trick taking" game where you place colored cards in different piles and then push your luck by taking these piles at the right...
Cockroach Poker (Kakerlakenpoker) is one of the easiest and fun bluffing card games out there. The deck has 64 cards, 8 cards of 8 different "bugs". The deck is dealt out among the players. With the starting player, a...
  It's important to note that for the most part Fluxx is Fluxx. There are so many themed versions out there, but they all fundamentally play the same way: each player must navigate through ever changing rules and goals to...
In my youth I used to play "pen and paper" RPG games like Dungeons and Dragons. Pathfinder Adventure Card Game tries to simulate that kind of adventuring / Dungeon crawling experience in a card based game. This set was...
Ubongo is a deceptively simply game where you race to assemble Tetris like pieces into a defined area. At first glance it looks very easy to do, IT ISN'T! And that's half the fun. Each player starts out with...