Articles About AEG

Istanbul: The Dice Game Overview

Istanbul: The Dice Game Overview

Last week while we were playing Shake Up, a vintage game we found at thrift, Nicole was frustrated by how well some of us (me) were rolling. The best rolls in the game were straights of four or four-of-a-kind. This allowed you to take three ...
Holiday Giveaways 2020 – Mariposas Game by AEG

Holiday Giveaways 2020 – Mariposas Game by AEG

We come across a lot of games each year. When you have such an interest in a hobby, you tend to try to learn as much as possible about the games, designers and publishers. When I first heard about Mariposas from AEG, I knew it was about but ...
Ecos: First Continent Board Game Overview

Ecos: First Continent Board Game Overview

Do you have any idea what day (or month) it even is? Me either. We are currently keeping track of our calendar by counting how many days it is past Sunday or how many days until the next. That’s when we get together with a couple ...
Curios Board Game Overview

Curios Board Game Overview

If you had to sum up a common feature about today’s board games, it would be the ability to make decisions that impact your success. Board games of the past like Monopoly or Sorry! depended upon the roll of dice. Your fate hinged upon ...
The Captain is Dead Cooperative Game Overview

The Captain is Dead Cooperative Game Overview

Things in life aren’t always bright and cheery, but I pride myself in trying to find the good in every situation. While many people have complained about the disruption caused by COVID (which I cannot disagree with), the stay-at-home ...
Tiny Towns Family Game Overview

Tiny Towns Family Game Overview

Throughout the course of my life, I’ve been fortunate to live in a variety of types of cities. I grew up in a rural area and went to the elementary school in a small town that had no stoplights, a volunteer fire department and a gener ...
Point Salad Card Game Overview

Point Salad Card Game Overview

Are you familiar with the term “point salad” when it comes to modern board games? It is the unofficial definition of a game that has multiple ways to score victory points. We play a lot of games that have this feature. Bora Bora ...
Atelier Board Game Overview

Atelier Board Game Overview

When people ask what my favorite types of games are, I have a tough time deciding. I love the cooperative nature of games that make players work together. I also love the thought that is required for a strategy or abstract game. However, di ...
Space Base Dice Game Overview

Space Base Dice Game Overview

We’ve mentioned a few times how we visited Las Vegas quite often when we lived in Los Angeles. We weren’t heavy gamblers, but did enjoy playing the low minimum tables downtown. We knew slots offered the worst odds, while blackja ...