Board Game Reviews

Machi Koro Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Machi Koro Board Game Review

When I found out that Machi Koro meant ‘City Town’ in Japanese, I was a little disappointed. For a game title that initially sounded pretty

Five Tribes Board Game
Joe Jones

Five Tribes Board Game Review

Enter the world of the Arabian Nights. The sultan has died. And now you must jostle for influence to take their place. Check out our

Star Realms Board Game Logo Featured Image
Bryan Truong

Star Realms Board Game Review

The once-gleaming cities of the Trade Federation are now bombarded by dreadnaughts from the Star Empire. All the while, the machine cult is lurking on

Memoir '44 Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Memoir ’44 Board Game Review

June 6th 1944. D-Day. The time has come for the greatest ever seaborne invasion in world history. And you’ve been put in charge. The eyes

Splendor Board Game Logo Featured Image
Bryan Truong

Splendor Board Game Review

The lords and ladies are dreaming of the perfect new jewel to spark the imagination. As one most respected merchants in the region, you’re only

Codenames Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Codenames Board Game Review

Taking the world by storm on its release in 2015, Codenames has become a staple at social gatherings and family occasions the world over. If

Dice City Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Dice City Board Game Review

The Kingdom of Rolldovia is in peril. Barbarians have sacked the capital city, leaving it in utter ruin. Now, with Queen Statisia on the lookout

Mistfall Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Mistfall Board Game Review

Valskyrr is a barren, snowy wilderness. Teeming with eldritch monsters and plagued with impassable terrain. But it’s still home.  Does your band of warriors have

King's Forge Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

King’s Forge Board Game Review

With the previous incumbent ‘getting the chop’, your opportunity to become the chief weaponsmith to His Royal Majesty, King Alphons Sedgwickson III, has finally arisen!

Castles of Burgundy Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

The Castles of Burgundy Review

15th century France: a century dominated by the Hundred Years War, and culminating with a declaration of war on Italy. Also, the inspiration for The

Onirim Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Onirim Board Game Review

You’ve drifted wistfully off to sleep and been transported to a mysterious labyrinth. Pawing your way through its long and winding corridors, you must try

Forbidden Desert Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Forbidden Desert Review

I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating. Not like you, Dear Reader. You’re soft and smooth. Now, Forbidden Desert has a lot

Libertalia Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Libertalia Board Game Review

Ahoy there! With bigger sails than Black Friday and more booty than Kim Kardashian, Libertalia is a swashbuckling race to be the heartiest pirate of

Castle Panic Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Castle Panic Board Game Review

An army of orcs, goblins, and trolls has massed on the horizon. They’ve surrounded your castle and now it’s your job to defend it. So,

Resident Evil 2 Board Game Logo Featured Image
Joe Jones

Resident Evil 2: Board Game Review

Fans of the Resident Evil 2 video game will have strong memories of the tense escape from zombie-infested Racoon City. This tabletop version more than

Thornwatch Eyrewood Adventures Logo and Art
Joe Jones

Thornwatch Board Game Review

Skillfully letting gamers follow the story of a graphic novel through the mechanics of a game, Thornwatch is something a little different. Combining roleplaying, dice

Aeron's End Board Game Logo and Art
Joe Jones

Aeon’s End Board Game Review 

Aeon’s End is a co-operative deck-builder that sees you and your teammates come up against a series of monsters and minions, set on destroying your