Monthly Archives: October 2017

Aura Casual Strategy Card Game Overview

Aura Casual Strategy Card Game Overview

I’ve always had a soft spot for games with good design. I asked for a copy of Chess for Christmas a few years ago and picked out the exact set I liked the best. I made the decision not based on materials or price, it was all about how ...
Thrift Treasure: Farkle Frenzy

Thrift Treasure: Farkle Frenzy

It appears I’m a sucker for games that have to be assembled before playing. And so are my daughters. They regularly pull out two games we found at thrift, Crossfire and BattleDome. In some cases it takes longer to put together than it ...

First Look: RWBY Combat Ready Game

So this seems to be a good time of year to run a Kickstarter campaign. I only say so because my wallet is certainly suffering due to all the high-quality toys & games being offered right now. Sure, I have to wait a while to actually rec ...
The Best Unknown Deal at Gen Con

The Best Unknown Deal at Gen Con

This past summer marked the third year in a row we made the trek to Indianapolis in August to attend the annual Gen Con gaming convention. Each year it gets bigger and bigger, not only taking up the entire convention center and attached hot ...
EGG Series #10: Harald Game Overview

EGG Series #10: Harald Game Overview

Time has sure flown by as we’re already on the tenth game in Eagle Gryphon Games‘ E•G•G Series. Every two weeks, with the exception of one week we were featuring new games from Gen Con, an overview of one of the small-box titles ...
First Look: Temporal Odyssey Card Game

First Look: Temporal Odyssey Card Game

One of the things that gets us excited about the state of the board game industry is the consistent improvement being done on game mechanics. We have progressed from a roll-and-move society to one that demands the removal of luck from the g ...
Castellers! Card Game Overview

Castellers! Card Game Overview

Many, many times we’ve preached about the valuable lessons and skills that can be learned by playing modern board games. From financial theories to historical facts, if there’s a theme or category you’re interested in, the ...
Thrift Treasure: Upturn Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Upturn Board Game

There have been so many games made over the years that have the “get rid of all the cards in your hand” mechanic as a winning condition. Classics like UNO and Phase 10 are but two examples, but I’m sure there are hundreds ...