Do you hate your friends? Do you love to play games but think Panzerblitz was a bit short on player interaction? Is your idea of jolly fun to lie, manipulate and cheat others of their ill-earned money?
Well, then Intrigue might just be the game for you.
Bird-watching may be a more exciting hobby than it’s given credit for, but Wingspan does little to change that impression. Stonemaier’s latest best-seller is a much duller game than I hoped for and also far from the simple, thematic experience promised by the box.
Hanabi is a cooperative deduction game in which you can see the cards held by your teammates, but not your own. Limited to small clues as your only form of communication, it’s a challenging exercise in contextual logic.
Grands Feux, the newest edition, brings us the best version of the game yet and three great expansions. Let’s have a look.
Year 2060. A small group of colonists leaves the ravages of Earth for a distant planet orbiting Alpha Centauri’s primary star. After a reactor malfunction damages the starship, the crew splits into seven different factions not by nationality, but by ideology.
How do you win a game without taking a turn? This question lies at the heart of German Railways, the second entry in Winsome’s Historic Railroads Series. LikeChicago Express, it’s a simple, fast-playing game of investment and route-building but also one of the most counter-intuitive games I’ve ever played.