Factory 42 takes the standard Euro worker-placement formula of ‘get stuff, make different stuff, get points for the new stuff’ and adds some pretty radical twists.
Daaaaam! Literally, dam, because that’s what you’re building in Barrage – dams. Also conduits, powerhouses and elevations, but ‘Coooonduit!’ doesn’t have quite the same ring.
Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest is not only as piratey as a middle-aged man in eyeliner, it’s a darn good game too.
In space, no-one can hear you scream. Luckily they can hear you shouting “Oh my god, I can’t believe you did that! You absolute nerf-herder!”, because you’ll be saying things like that quite often when you play Gravwell: 2nd Edition.
If you yearn to recreate the thrill of cubicle life of a brown-nosing office minion, then I have the game for you! Welcome To Sysifus Corp, from designer Wonmin Lee, is a highly interactive game, which sees the players take the roles of employees at the eponymous Sysifus Corp, in a cat-and-mouse race to be the first to their performance review.
Disney Villainous came out of nowhere in 2018 and captured the imagination of the board-game-curious everywhere. Marvel Villainous picks up the baton and runs with the format, aiming to grab the attention of Marvel’s enormous fanbase. Let’s get under the bonnet (hood, for my American friends) and see what makes the game tick.