Quarantine. It sucks. Finally had a chance to sit down with some friends, for a birthday a few weeks ago. We tried out some games that have been on my backlog this year. One of them was Cult: Choose Your God Wisely. It's a worker placement game. And a pretty good one. Let's talk brass … Continue reading Cult: Choose Your God Wisely
Online board games are a decent stopgap. But they're not good.
Rule books may be dying. Many game publishers have opted out of packing in these mini-booklets with their games, and a lot of games coming out now just include a URL or app to download and learn the rules. Though I don't like this change, I can understand it. If a rulebook contains a typo … Continue reading Rule Books and Why We Need Them
A comparison of two bingo-type games.
Weak theming and low stakes ruin what could have been a good game.
Worker-placement, but without workers. Manage your time to outplay your opponents.
Codenames meets Captain Sonar in this fantastic 6-8 player game.
Finished the prologue and Chapter 1 of Betrayal Legacy. It's pretty good.
Fun game that's lovingly balanced, if a bit arbitrary.
Road Tripping for the summer. Checking out LGS in different cities.