With its roots firmly in the MOBA and Tower Defence genres of video games, Cloudspire aims to replicate the feel of a game like League of Legends, but in a tabletop form
Horse racing might not be the first theme you think of when you’re choosing your next game. Other than people who like an occasional flutter on the Grand National, I don’t know a single person who’s actually into horse racing as a sport.
A train game with a share and investment structure, but not too dense, and you still get to play with tiny trains?
The first thing you’ll notice when you see Gutenberg on the table are the cardboard gears. I dare you to not play with the cogs, making them spin, as if you were two-years-old playing with a Fisher Price toy
The Gig is a new mixture of genres to me. When it comes to board games, regular readers know I love roll- or flip-and-writes. While I’ve tried lots of different kinds, I’ve never played one with a real-time element.
I have a lifelong fascination with submarines. I don’t know where it came from, or why it persists, but something about underwater warfare just does it for me. With my recent foray into wargames, it seemed like the perfect time to take the plunge, if you’ll pardon the pun
The abdication of the Russian Tsar is causing ripples in Finland, and the prospect of civil war looms large. What will the outcome be? That depends on the choices you make.
Origins: First Builders puts you in a world where these aliens have popped over to say hi, and are willing to teach us all about building and warfare, and all that good stuff.
“Ooh, it looks like Monopoly! Is it like Monopoly?”. No, friend, this game is Magnate: The First City, and it’s nothing like Monopoly
Real-time worker-placement?? What on Earth were they thinking? As Dr. Malcom said in Jurassic Park: “your scientists were so precoccupied with whether they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should”. I’m not sure there were many scientists involved with designing Pendulum, but you get the idea.