In Blood Rage, each player controls their own Viking clan’s warriors, leader, and ship. Ragnarök has come, and it’s the end of the world! It’s the Vikings’ last chance to go down in a blaze of glory and secure their place in Valhalla at Odin’s side! For a Viking there are many pathways to glory. You can invade and pillage the land for its rewards, crush your opponents in epic battles, fulfill quests, increase your clan’s stats, or even die gloriously either in battle or from Ragnarök, the ultimate inescapable doom.
One of the most tactically rewarding games; lots of risk/reward, good drafting, and excellent presentation
Dixit is the classic, simple, lighthearted game of storytelling and guesswork where your imagination unlocks the tale. Winner of the prestigious Spiel des Jahres award, Dixit invites you to use the gorgous, imaginative artwork on the cards to tell brief stories. Each round, one player selects a card from his or her hand, thinks up a sentence, and plays the card facedown, telling the others the sentence conjured by the card.
Many hours of family time have been spent with this game. Always funny to play and many memories made. Just easy chilled game that kids, grandma’s and whoever can get into. Easy, beautiful, fun. What more can you ask?!
Set in a Dystopian universe ruled by a weak court, a resistance by the people sets things in motion in the court. As a head of your family, you must outwit the other members of court and be the last person standing. The rules are easy to understand, and each game lasts about 15 minutes. Use character cards like the Assassin, the Ambassador, the Duke and the Contessa with action cards to assassinate, bribe, indict and exile other players to your advantage. This exciting game is more fun the more you play it.
One of the simplest, yet most intriguing deductive and bluffing games ever devised. This game will foster memorable moments of tension and laughter in 10-15 minutes of play time.
In Kingdomino, you are a lord seeking new lands in which to expand your kingdom. You must explore all the lands, including wheat fields, lakes, and mountains, in order to spot the best plots, while competing with other lords to acquire them first.
A really neat little family game that is great fun to play and doesn’t take a lot of time. Clever idea reutilizes the domino system to make an actually good game. Very good combination of different systems actualy. Scoring system is good too.
The Arcane Wonders Sheriff of Nottingham Board Game is a fun and engaging game for all where each player will have the chance to step into the shoes of the Sheriff himself. Other players, acting as merchants will attempt to bring their goods into the city for profit. Beware though, while many may act as honest merchants, there is always the possibility of contraband being smuggled into the city.
Fun bluffing & negotiation game. As far as the bluffing aspect, you need to really read the other players’ every expression and nuance to come out ahead. A fantastic interactive game that never gets old. A must have if you like having fun & very silly experiences.
Brass: Birmingham tells the story of competing entrepreneurs in Birmingham during the industrial revolution, between the years of 1770-1870.As in its predecessor, you must develop, build, and establish your industries and network, in an effort to exploit low or high market demands.
An outstanding game. Elegant, beautiful, deep but easy enough to learn, balanced, lots of possible different strategies and interesting decisions to make.
In Lords of Waterdeep, a strategy board game for 2-5 players, you take on the role of one of the masked Lords of Waterdeep, secret rulers of the city. Through your agents, you recruit adventurers to go on quests on your behalf, earning rewards and increasing your influence over the city. Expand the city by purchasing new buildings that open up new actions on the board, and hinder – or help – the other lords by playing Intrigue cards to enact your carefully laid plans.
During the course of play, you may gain points or resources through completing quests, constructing buildings, playing intrigue cards or having other players utilize the buildings you have constructed. At the end of 8 rounds of play, the player who has accrued the most points wins the game.
Smooth mechanics. Easy set-up, easy to learn and teach, hard to master.. If you want to introduce newbies to Euro/worker placement games this is a good choice-total gateway game.
America in the 19th century: You are a rancher and repeatedly herd your cattle from Texas to Kansas City, from where you send them off by train. You must keep your herd in good shape and use the buildings along the trial wisely. You can also hire capable staff such as cowboys, craftsmen and engineers. If you manage your herd cleverly and navigate the opportunities and pitfalls of this great western trial, you surely will emerge the winner. Great Western Trail is an extraordinary gamer’s game, full of exciting decisions and with enough strategies to merit countless plays.
Engaging, fast, and incredibly diverse in gameplay. There are many, many different avenues to victory and viable strategies, from monopolizing train stations, to amassing cleared hazards, to buildings, to worker monopolization, and of course, good ole’ cow-hustlin’.
Mansions of Madness is a fully co-operative, app-driven board game of horror and mystery for one to five players that takes place in the same universe as Eldritch Horror and Elder Sign. Let the immersive app guide you through the veiled streets of Innsmouth and the haunted corridors of Arkham’s cursed mansions as you search for answers and respite. Eight brave investigators stand ready to confront four scenarios of fear and mystery, collecting weapons, tools, and information, solving complex puzzles, and fighting monsters, insanity, and death.
Wonderful app driven adventure that is challenging ever time and has massive replayability.
Spirit Island is a complex and thematic cooperative game about defending your island home from colonizing Invaders. Players are different spirits of the land, each with its own unique elemental powers. Every turn, players simultaneously choose which of their power cards to play, paying energy to do so. Using combinations of power cards that match a spirit’s elemental affinities can grant free bonus effects. Faster powers take effect immediately, before the Invaders spread and ravage, but other magics are slower, requiring forethought and planning to use effectively. In the Spirit phase, spirits gain energy, and choose how / whether to Grow: to reclaim used power cards, to seek for new power, or to spread presence into new areas of the island.
Amazingly fun solo or with others. The rules are easy to learn, there is a boatload of variety even in the core box and you can vary the complexity and difficulty of the game however you desire. It plays quickly enough and overall is just awesome.
The Resistance pits a small group of resistance fighters against a powerful and corrupt government. Unfortunately, spies have infiltrated the resistance ranks, ready to sabotage your carefully crafted plans. Even a single spy can take down a resistance mission team, so choose your teams carefully or forever lose your chance for freedom. This 2nd Edition of The Resistance includes the expansion, The Plot Thickens, featuring 15 additional action cards that increase the pressure and pacing of the game, and requires the spies to be even more deceitful if they are to achieve victory.
Amazing social game with strategy and bluffing. Very fun for parties. Perfect game to introduce non gamers to modern day gaming with its cool theme and 5 minute teach time
A horrible crime has been committed on the grounds of Warwick Manor and it`s up to the psychic investigators to get to the bottom of it. In Mysterium, one player takes on the role of the ghost and, over the course of a week, tries to lead the investigators to their culprit. Each night the team will be met with visions, but what is the ghost trying to tell you? Can the psychics determine the weapon, location, and killer – or will a violent criminal pull off the perfect murder?
A very clever, clue-giving, cooperative game with absolutely wonderful artwork. Great party game. This is one of those games where everyone usually enjoys it, and it doesn’t take much time at all to teach to a big crowd.
The Card Game is a cooperative Living Card Game that sees players embody Marvel heroes battling to thwart the schemes of dastardly villains. In the game, players will call on iconic allies, harness powerful weapons and armor, and unleash devastating tactics as they battle to defeat the villains of the Marvel universe.
The mechanics of switching between the hero and alter ego are spot on and the game play is quick and addictive. If you like Marvel comics, you’ll love this game.
Across the globe, ancient evil is stirring. Now, you and your trusted circle of colleagues must travel around the world, working against all odds to hold back the approaching horror. Foul monsters, brutal encounters, and obscure mysteries will take you to your limit and beyond. All the while, you and your fellow investigators must unravel the otherworldy mysteries scattered around the globe in order to push back the gathering mayhem that threatens to overwhelm humanity. The end draws near! Do you have the courage to prevent global destruction?
Challenging and thematic with a good amount of replay value. Manages to tell great story almost every time.