Squadro is a smart, sleek game. Read our review of this modern classic which updates the strategy games of yesteryear with a stylish design and elegant play.
Category - Two Player Spotlight
Board games are as old as history itself. Men and women have been pitting themselves in contests of intellect, luck, and skill for thousands and thousands of years. Now the only difference is that we have a constellation of options to to choose from. Fight for control of a chain of islands in the Pacific, best your opponents as a merchant in a desert city, or simply be the one to bust open a Piñata at a birthday party.
Playing two player board games is a delight and a challenge. These games by necessity must be tight and well done. There’s no variety in play style simply by adding more players. I regularly play many of the games listed below with my 10 year daughter and with my wife. It’s a great way to grow friendships and intimacy, but it’s also a great way to crush your enemies beneath your feet. Either way is fine…just get to playing!
Some of my favorite games have the fewest rules; focus on how to excel rather than expend brainpower. Read our review of "Trinity", a new game that falls squarely in that category.
What if you had a portable version of Chess; with a twist? Read our Kamikaze Chess review to see if this spin will make you change your mind on this classic game.
We all have that moment in our history that we wish we could redo. Read our review of The Perfect Moment from Button Shy Games’ and see if it gives you the feeling of changing your past.
How quickly can you assemble a specific pattern from a collection of different shapes? Read our review of Kanoodle Head-to-Head and test your dexterity and spatial awareness skills.
Ever feel like playing a board game version of cat and mou… errr... giant monster and swarming fox army? Check out our Skulk Hollow review and see why good things do come in small packages!
Catch me if you can: _Getaway Driver_ pits cops against robbers in this two player asymmetric game. Cruise by our Getaway Driver review, coming in at 60 tiles an hour!
The idea: try to plow through 17 Uwe Rosenberg games in a single 3-day weekend. Was I successful or was I too ambitious? Read on to find out!
Reading Time: 10 minutesEvery game is an “Abstract” game. Let’s get that out of the way early. Every game you will ever find is, to varying degrees, an abstraction of whatever concept it is attempting to convey. Even...
In Judo, kuzushi is the art of imbalance: a subtle push or pull that shifts your opponent just enough that you can make your move. Check out our review of the game Kuzushi which captures this spirit with a deck of cards smaller...
Will Alice or the Red Queen win out? Check out our review of Wonderland to find out.
This is one of the best abstract games of the last decade that somehow flew under everyone’s radar. Read our review of Push Fight.
Pile-up Rush is a wonderful two player dexterity game of speed, skill, and side-splitting laughs. Check out our review of Pile-Up Rush for details.