boardgames for christmas

Games for the Holiday period 2019

There have been so many great releases (and new to me) this year and there seems to be no end in sight. Christmas is a time of getting together with the family. While we don’t get the cold weather that forces us inside, the weather is often too hot to be outside, so we have […]

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Kickstarter in review – 2019 Week 46

This week there are a few Kickstarters that captivate me and that I am really looking forward to seeing more of:  DVG Collection  I love solo games and have been keeping an eye out for something that will scratch the war game itch for me. Sure there are the GMT Games, but they tend to […]

bellum sacrum review

Bellum Sacrum review

Context of the review: I have played 4 games of Bellum Sacrum at the 2 player count. A copy of Bellum Sacrum was provided to me by the designer.  Bellum Sacrum, translated to Sacred War, is a two player competitive card game releasing this week on Kickstarter. I was lucky enough to receive an advance […]

black orchestra review

Black Orchestra review

Context of the review: This review is written after 4 solo plays and 2 plays at the 2 player count. A copy of Black Orchestra was provided by the publisher Starling Games.  Adolf Hitler wasn’t cool, there I said it. He was so uncool that there were no fewer than 42 attempts on his life […]

Zestrea

Kickstarter of the Week – Zestrea

  This week we are looking at Zestrea, a marriage negotiation board game, which is currently live on Kickstarter. Why Zestrea for the Kickstarter of the week? More below, but I love that this game is made by an independent team from Romania who seem to have had a great deal of fun in creating […]