Board Game Battle: Machi Koro vs Splendor vs Century Road: Golem Edition

Let’s meet the contenders: Machi Koro: Machi Koro is a city building game where you are working on building up enough infrastructure that you can then build the bigger attractions for your city, like a harbor, shopping mall, and other Read More …

TableTopTakes: Lucidity

Alright, this game is a pretty recent release, and I wanted to do a quick review on it. Probably will be shorter than some since I’ve only played it once. In Lucidity, you are playing as someone who can go Read More …

TableTopTakes: Gravwell

So, a couple of weeks ago, I went to San Diego for a work trip. You will know which week, because there were no posts that came out that week. In typical fashion, I spent time around downtown watching the Read More …

Board Game Battles: Arkham Horror vs Arkham Horror vs Elder Signs vs Mansions of Madness

Yes, this is a four way showdown between the heavy hitters that I’ve played of the Lovecraftian world. Now, there are lot more Lovecraftian/elder god games out there, including Eldritch Horror that could have joined the list. In fact Eldritch Read More …

Gloomhaven Characters: Scoundrel (SPOILERS)

The Scoundrel Now, I didn’t play this one, but it was played in our games and was our first mercenary to retire. The Scoundrel is a rogue type of character that moves fast, hits for a good amount of damage Read More …

TableTopTakes: Sagrada

Story Time! I have to tell the story of how we got the game, because it’s a ton of fun. Kristen and I were in Los Angeles over International Table Top Day this year to visit some of my family. Read More …

TableTopTakes: Gloomhaven Part 3

I said that I was going to come back to Gloomhaven at some point in time, the first two parts were from when we had started playing the game, now we are a ways in, so I wanted to come Read More …

TableTopTakes: First Thoughts on Gloomhaven – Part 1

This won’t be a full review, as I’ve only played the first scenario in Gloomhaven, but I’ve done it twice, since we didn’t win the first time. But I did want to get up some initial thoughts quickly. Legacy Game Read More …

TableTopTakes: Machi Koro Bright Lights Big City

I talked a tiny bit about this game in my AcadeCon review, but I wanted to mention it again and do a proper review on it. Machi Koro is what is called a “tableau building” game. In this type of Read More …