Forges of Ravenshire! Create weapons, armor and shields in your forge, all to fulfill contracts, gain the most gold and become the mastersmith! Please keep in mind this is a preview copy, provided by B.A Games, things may change between now and release.The core mechanics of this game are worker placement, resource management and a… Continue reading Kickstarter Preview: Forges of Ravenshire – a solo preview!
Pioneer Rails – A Poker Flip n Write – A Solo Preview
Poker solo you say? Exploring the old west and building up your train network? Yes please! Mechanics: What makes this Flip n Write tick? Well, in the solo mode, there is effectively two different mechanics at work here; the Flip n Write part: where you will be picking a card in an attempt to score… Continue reading Pioneer Rails – A Poker Flip n Write – A Solo Preview
First Impressions: Sleeping Gods, the first game I’ve…
So, this is the first game I've ever sold. Now let me explain why. First off, this game is utterly gorgeous, combat is fun, the story is reasonable enough. But unfortunately, I found the characters lacking depth and the feeling of exploration just never hit for me, I felt like I was relatively aimlessly sailing… Continue reading First Impressions: Sleeping Gods, the first game I’ve…
Sudoku + Dungeon Crawler = Dungeon Pages?
Print a page, Grab a marker and 6 dice. You're good to go! Dungeon Pages - the latest of roll n write PNP to come across my gaming table (thanks to PNP Arcade for providing the review files!)So what's this consist of?Well, for $6 you get 6 different set of dungeons and 6 different heroes,… Continue reading Sudoku + Dungeon Crawler = Dungeon Pages?
DEEP STATE: NEW WORLD ORDER – World Domination and Set Collection!
Deep State: live out your 1900's illuminati dreams!a simple yet nuanced game of bidding, set-collection and resource management.Your only resource is your agents.Set collecting is the primary aim of the gameBut how you decide to focus that is left up to the Supreme Power cards you buy Mass Power? Finance? Science? Maybe making ties with… Continue reading DEEP STATE: NEW WORLD ORDER – World Domination and Set Collection!
Red Rising: A game of hand management (solo mode included)
Theme:Based of the Red Rising novels by Pierce Brown, but don't be fooled, this is a Euro through and through. I had no knowledge of the source material, I decided to start reading it after playing this however!But at the same time, there is no need to have any knowledge of the source material, this… Continue reading Red Rising: A game of hand management (solo mode included)
Wayfarers of the South Tigris – A new trilogy begins!
The latest game by Garphill games kicks off the start of their new trilogy "of The South Tigris" This time the setting is 820AD in the middle east - your goal is to leave Baghdad, and map out the surrounding land, water and skies. This will involve managing your caravan, aswell as gaining influence with… Continue reading Wayfarers of the South Tigris – A new trilogy begins!
Viscounts of the West Kingdom – A Solo Dive
Garphill games, first reaching a level of fame with their "North Sea" trilogy, they then moved onto their "West Kingdom" trilogy, it's the 3rd entry into this trilogy we will be focusing on today. The Story It's 980AD, the king has bankrupted the kingdom by desperately keeping peace, poverty spread..poverty breeds all sorts of insurgency… Continue reading Viscounts of the West Kingdom – A Solo Dive
Scythe – A Review in 2022
Scythe - back in 2016, wow. 6 years ago, time flies. Anyway. Back in 2016 Scythe took the boardgaming world by storm. Winning awards on awards, being a solo gamers dream with another implementation of their Automa that had only been seen in Viticulture. So how does it hold up now? In a post-covid 19… Continue reading Scythe – A Review in 2022
Excavation Earth: Ravaging the planet…peacefully?
A fresh take on the sci fi genre David Turczi's "Excavation Earth" will see you racing around the planet taking what valuables remain, all to sell to the highest bidders, and that's right, all without conflict. Now that's not to say this isn't a competitive game, it is. You'll be manipulating the market, racing to… Continue reading Excavation Earth: Ravaging the planet…peacefully?