Mount Everest Review
You’ve done it all. You’ve climbed every mountain, no peak is too high. Time to retire? No, no! One last job. The challenge of challenges: to drag fat tourists up a mountain, to the top of the world: Mount Everest. Overview: What you get for your money: A double-sided board with an easy and a hard side, 10 guide boards (2 of each colour), 15 pawns (3 of each colour), 10 camp tiles (2 […]
Hive Review (+ 3 expansions)
Bugs on my window, trying to get in. They don’t go nowhere. Waiting, waiting. Bugs on my ceiling. Crowded the floor. Standing, sitting kneeling. A few block the door. Do I kill them? Become their friend? Overview: What you get for your money: 22 Bakelite pieces (11 black and 11 white). How do you play the game: Hive is about real bugs, it’s not a metaphor for something entirely different. […]
Lost Cities Review
The Lost Cities need to be found. You, a great explorer, are going to try that. You travel through hot deserts, damp forests and over Himalayan mountains. Overview: What you get for your money: 60 cards, one small board and the rules. How do you play the game: A simple game about rows of cards. Five expeditions in five colours with cards numbered from 2 to 10 and with three investment cards per expedition. […]
2014: The Beginning
Best wishes to everyone! I hope everyone had a great year and that 2014 is going to be even better. I would like to start 2014 with some reviews of games from my most played list that I haven’t reviewed already(of course). Some of them are older ones and many people have already reviewed them, but I don’t care. 🙂 Here’s the first one.
2013: The Numbers
Top 10: Most played games of the year 1. Race for the Galaxy (+The Gathering Storm, Rebel vs. Imperium) (65) 2. Love Letter (28) 3. Lost Cities (26) 4. The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game (+Shadows of Mirkwood)(solo) (21) Mage Knight Board Game (+ The Lost Legion) (mostly solo) (21) Ticket to Ride (+Switzerland & India (mostly Switzerland)) (21) 5. Hive (20) 6. […]
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game UPDATE!
I said that I would update my The Lord of the Rings: the Card Game review if I had a chance to play the game with somebody else or solo with two decks and I had the opportunity to do so. I thought the game would become too laborious with two decks, but it is not that bad and the game is much better and more fun this way! It’s pretty obvious: with two […]
Where art thou, Romeo? Review
Designer: Michael Eskue Artist: Adam McIver, Darrel Louder Publisher: Crash Games Number of Players: 3-5 Playtime: 5-10 minutes Price (approx.):2 Euro Overview: The story: Juliet is looking for Romeo. He is out there. Somewhere. Isn’t he? What you get for your money: 5 cards and the rules. How do you play the game: 1 Player takes the role of Juliet and gets the Juliet card. The other players randomly get a card with two […]
Council of Verona (+ the Poison Expansion) Review
Designer: Michael Eskue Artist: Adam McIver, Darrel Louder Publisher: Crash Games Number of Players: 2-5 Playtime: 15-45 minutes Price (approx.): 15 Euro (??) A review of the Kickstarter version. Verona. Romeo and Juliet are madly in love, their families can’t get along very well. Somebody’s got to change that. You know the drill. Overview: What you get for your money: 17 Character cards, 1 Council and 1 Exile card, 20 influence tokens, 5 reference […]