The Old King’s Crown has been sending ripples across my radar for a few years now, and with those ripples turning into waves after big showings at conventions like the UK Games Expo, I had big expectations
Pearladora is a game set around a series of lagoons, and in these lagoons are piles of pearls, just waiting to be claimed. The inhabitants of the islands, dotted around the lagoons, want to be the best and to collect the most pearls.
As Eddie Izzard once said, over here in Europe we’ve got tons of castles. So many, that we’ve all got one each.
Guns or Treasure is a quick card game which pitches rival players as pirates, aiming to take the most treasure, and with it, infamy!
You’re sitting in a busy train station, wearing a pink carnation in your buttonhole, and reading a copy of The Times. A man in a fedora sits down on the bench behind you and says “The geese have flown south for the winter”. You reply with “Yes, but they’ll return in the spring”.
So you’re a Viking. And you’re dead. You’re a dead Viking. That’s where Langskip starts off, in this light, small box game from Crab Studios. It holds the unusual honour of being the second Viking-themed race game I’ve played.