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Encore! Roll and Write Game Overview

Encore! Roll and Write Game Overview

While the United States can claim to be home to many amazing game designers, the game community in Europe is very robust. It’s not uncommon for a game publisher to license an entire line of products from someone in another country. If ...
Dizzle Roll and Write Game Overview

Dizzle Roll and Write Game Overview

When I see a new restaurant or store opening up, I often wonder about the branding behind the name. Some are obvious, such as the name of the owners. Others are a play on words about the type of business or possibly their location. Sometime ...
Kingdomino Duel Roll and Write Game Overview

Kingdomino Duel Roll and Write Game Overview

Sometimes it feels like deja vu around here. On Wednesday, I shared with you an overview of Lanterns Dice and how it’s a roll & write take on the hit game we featured back in 2015, Lanterns: The Harvest Festival. Well… those ...
Bloom Roll and Write Game Overview

Bloom Roll and Write Game Overview

Sshhhh. I’m hijacking one of Scott’s articles about a nature-themed game. Yes, I know I already did that with my Cottage Garden overview, but that one was in the polyomino family so I kind of felt like it was fair game (Ha! Fair ...
Cities: Skylines Cooperative Game Overview

Cities: Skylines Cooperative Game Overview

I find the ebb and flow of board game themes to be fascinating. If you look through our archives, you’ll see that we cover a lot of similar genres in a short period of time. There were a whole bunch of games that included polyomino ga ...
VivaJava Coffee-Themed Board and Dice Game Overviews

VivaJava Coffee-Themed Board and Dice Game Overviews

When something is extremely popular, it makes sense that someone will try to capitalize on that. When I wrote about Kodama 3D, I offered examples in television, but this concept of spin-offs and cross-branding extends over multiple industri ...
Brikks Roll-and-Write Game Overview

Brikks Roll-and-Write Game Overview

It’s been a couple months since I went through my phase of writing about polyomino and roll and write games. Between those two concepts, I shared about several games. Some included pieces that were shaped like something from a Te ...
Once Upon a Castle Board Game Overview

Once Upon a Castle Board Game Overview

When someone mentions castles, my mind wanders to the castles of Europe and I daydream about visiting a real one in person some day. Ireland and Scotland are on the top of my list along with Germany and Norway to name just a few. As with ev ...
Hex Roller Dice Game Overview

Hex Roller Dice Game Overview

If you thought I got my fill of roll and write games when I told you about Lanterns Dice, Kingdomino Duel, Rolled West and Fleet the Dice Game a couple months ago then you don’t know me well. If it has dice then I’m usually a su ...
Era: Medieval Age Board Game Overview

Era: Medieval Age Board Game Overview

When asked what my favorite games are, my answer is often complicated. I typically respond with an audible asterisk and a comment, “Depends on what type of game.” If we’re talking about party games, it’s a different ...