I grew up in the Golden Age of arcade beat-em-ups. The likes of Street Fighter 2 consumed me and my spare change for years. For a long time, there was no way to get that same feeling at home, and the rip-off games that appeared didn’t really scratch that itch (we won’t talk about how much I spent on a Japanese import copy Street Fighter 2 SNES cartridge)
Four undead lords seeking to avenge their betrayal by the hand of their own king. Raise an army of once-dead fighters, rebuild your strongholds, and usurp the king, claiming his citadel
The thrill of a re-purposed bread bin knocking seven bells out of a Tupperware box with a knife, is hard to beat. While Prometheus Game Labs’ Micro Bots: Duel might not be quite as violent on your table, it’s a cheaper and easier option for 1v1 robot carnage
Cartolan puts you in the role of adventurers, seeking to explore the unknown world and open lucrative trade routes with the various ports and cities obscured by the fog of ignorance.
As Eddie Izzard once said, over here in Europe we’ve got tons of castles. So many, that we’ve all got one each.
With a name like Unlucky Adventurers, you might be wondering if it’s a game of complete luck. The answer is a bit of yes, and a bit of no.
Guns or Treasure is a quick card game which pitches rival players as pirates, aiming to take the most treasure, and with it, infamy!
In Isle of Trains: All Aboard, you won’t be building tracks or buying and selling shares like in my other favourite choo-choo games. This is about the trains!
Not too many games put you in charge of your own cult. Fewer still task you with collecting the souls of the host city’s inhabitants by killing them all.
BCE 44 builds on the infamous events of the eponymous year when Julius Caesar was assassinated on the floor of the Senate, by a group of senators who worried that he had too much power over the empire