Articles About Calliope Games

The Mansky Caper Game Overview

The Mansky Caper Game Overview

We often talk about the various things that excite us about playing a specific game. Whether it’s the type of game (press your luck, logic, strategy) or the theme (nature, Marvel, whatever), there’s typically something that stan ...
Capital City Card Game Overview

Capital City Card Game Overview

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, no doubt you are familiar with crowdsourcing platforms. Whether it’s funding for a charity through something like Donor’s Choose, by individuals who are struggling and asking for don ...
Promos & Deals at Gen Con 2018

Promos & Deals at Gen Con 2018

I know you’ve probably been busy working on your wish list from last week’s articles featuring games debuting at Gen Con. But if you’re anything like me, game promos not only improve your copy, but they make it better than ...
Hive Mind Party Game Overview

Hive Mind Party Game Overview

You know what they say about “great minds think alike”, right? It’s magical when you’re on a wavelength with someone and you want to do the same things whether it be to watch the same TV shows, eat at the same restau ...
Promos & Deals at Origins Game Fair 2018

Promos & Deals at Origins Game Fair 2018

Now that you’ve formulated your list of games to buy at Origins, it’s time to look at the deals you’ll get by doing so! There are many great reasons to purchase your next game direct from the publisher at a convention. Fir ...
Ancestree Tile Laying Game Overview

Ancestree Tile Laying Game Overview

I was listening to an interesting conversation on the radio the other day. It was about surnames but went a step beyond the typical “Should a woman take her husband’s last name?” conversation. This time, it was addressing ...
Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Usually you can count on Nicole writing about some types of games while I take on the others. We’ve developed our own niche based upon games we prefer. She prefers games with a lot of dice and is drawn to cooperative titles, while I l ...
Menu Masters Board Game Overview

Menu Masters Board Game Overview

You know what time it is? Time for farmers’ markets! Every year I look forward to the opportunity to enjoy some fresh produce and meat direct from the farm. I’m always thrilled to try new foods and the market is definitely the p ...
There’s a Bit of Bull in this Game

There’s a Bit of Bull in this Game

For the past few years there’s been a major shift in the way board games are introduced to the marketplace. Like many other items, you used to have to have a business plan, capital and an appetite for risk taking. If you had a game yo ...