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Mr. Jack in New York Review

November 1888: Dr. Francis Tumblety, an American quack got arrested by the Metropolitan Police on charges of gross indecency. He was bailed some time later, fled to France and then took a steamboat across the Atlantic to New York city. In a letter from Chief Inspector Littlechild to a journalist years later, he mentioned the name of the doctor as a possible suspect of having committed the “Jack the Ripper” murders. Did they let […]

Summoner Wars: Master Set Review

  The Summoning Stone, a powerful relic of the past, has been found. This stone brings great power and its owner and first Summoner, Ret-Talus, became invisible. Until, one day, a second stone was found and the mighty lord of the Fallen Kingdom finally had a challenger. Then the rumours started, stories of more Summoning Stones, long hidden, but once again found. More Summoners rising to power, not only wanting the freedom of their […]

Lascaux Review

      During the summer of 1940 a French teenager discovers the entrance to a cave. He enters the cave with some of his friends and finds that the walls are full of prehistoric paintings.  Overview: What you get for your money: 54 cards, 50 stones, 30 markers and the rules.   How do you play the game: During the game you are going to collect sets of animals by bidding on them. […]

Mr. Jack Review

  The hunt is on. Jack is on the run. Eight investigators are chasing this brutal killer through the streets of Whitechapel. Oh, but the cunning Mr. Jack disguised himself as one of them. Are you who you say you are? Overview: What you get for your money: A board, 9 wooden disks, 6 gaslight tiles, 2 covered manhole tiles, 2 police cordon tokens, 8 character tiles, 8 alibi tiles, 1 witness tile and […]

Onirim Review

    Whispers. Hey.“Where am I?” Hey. “I must have been walking in circles.” Hey. “I’ve seen that talking fish three time already.” Hey, you, pretty boy, hey. “A talking fish? That’s…”  You are lost in the labyrinths of a dream world, very lost. Walking through the chambers of a library, the corridors of a giant garden maze, piles of equipment in the observatory and fishes, lots of fishes in the aquarium, you must […]

Spyrium Review

    Spyrium, a very beautiful mineral, has just been discovered. This green gold has attracted your attention. Maybe you can make some money out of it? Overview: What you get for your money: You get 35 workers, 20 discs, 50 Spyrium crystals, 24 numbered tokens, 36 coins, 10 bonus tokens, 72 cards, a small board and the rules.  How do you play the game: The goal of the game is to build the […]

Archaeology: The Card Game Review

  You’re thirsty, it’s hot, so hot you can’t even sweat, but it’s your job, your calling to reveal the secrets of the ancient people of the Nile. And earn boatloads of money by selling them.   Overview: What you get for your money: 72 Treasure, 8 Thief and 6 Sandstorm cards, 1 pyramid card and the rules. How do you play the game: The main goal of the game is to find treasures […]

Race for the Galaxy: The Gathering Storm Review

Overview: The story: The Gathering storm. The prelude to the inevitable: WAR! What you get for your money: A couple of new cards: 4 start worlds, 10 new world cards, 1 replacement Gambling world card, 8 developments cards, 9 player cards for a fifth player and  18 black cards. Some more victory point tokens: 7×1, 1×5, 1×10 and eight new 3 VP chips. You also get 4 “most” and 6 “first” goals. Plus, you […]