A game about solving a mystery in a game factory, solving puzzles with parts of board games? Be still my beating heart.
Crumbs is a lovely puzzle with the feel of something like Kitchen Rush, but without the pressure of the real-time elements.
In the first of a series of reviews of new French games, this is Hiroba. Hiroba is a quick and light game from publisher Funnyfox which leans heavily on the gameplay concepts of Sudoku.
When pictures of the box art for Cryptid: Urban Legends began surfacing, it’s fair to say I was a teeny bit excited. More Cryptid? Be still my beating heart!
Roiks Raggy! People fall into one of two categories: those who can do a passable Scooby-Doo impression, and those who think they can. Whichever group you fall into, you’ll want to call upon your inner Scoob’ to get stuck into Scooby-Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion.
Tiny Towns is a damning indictment on urban sprawl, overcrowding, and an ever-expanding society’s need for quick, affordable housing! Actually, it’s not. It’s a really cute abstract puzzle about space optimisation, forward planning, and the most adorable little wooden buildings.
I love an Escape Room. I’ve done as many in-person rooms as I could before lockdown hit, and I’m a big fan of games that replicate the feeling, like the Exit series, and the Escape Tales games. I recently heard about a new escape room experience, an entirely web-based one called Webscapade, and was invited to come along and play.
Daedalus built the famous Labyrinth, used to imprison the Minotaur. Mazescape Labyrinthos drops you into a maze more devious than anything the Minotaur faced.
The third in the Escape Tales series – Children of Wyrmwoods – takes place in a world beyond our time, in villages, towers and thick forests.
Low Memory is the second game in the Escape Tales series from Board&Dice. It eschews the paranormal setting of its predecessor – The Awakening – and takes us into the near future