Ten years is a long time in board gaming! Join us as we look back on the smart, influential, weird and crazy things that emerged from the last decade of games.
Author - Kurt Refling
Recent Articles & Reviews by Kurt Refling
There are some games that have components that are just nice to hold. If you enjoy games with quality components, check out our list of Top 6 Irresistibly Touchable Games.
Sometimes it is important to explain things in words that are easy to understand. Sometimes when you use simple words, you learn things that were hiding before. Here are six reasons I play games.
How do you make a brand new game feel like an ancient tradition? Read our review of SHŌBU to find out.
MIAMI, FL – Board game publisher Cardboard Creations filed for bankruptcy on Friday following backlash against their use of the term “action figures” in a recent Kickstarter. The publisher’s CEO, Albert Liu, released...
Can you have an epic space battle with only 18 cards? Read our review of Outpost 18 to find out.
Old MacDonald never had any of these creatures on his farm. Check our review of Silk, a game about farming silkworms, not sheep.
HALIFAX, NS – Local Deck Builder Union 504 has expressed its intention to begin striking next week if its terms are not met. The union is seeking more victory points, larger hand sizes, and less shuffling. Union president...
Fiasco is a masterpiece of modern storytelling. Our review explains and celebrates ten years of ambition and disaster.
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.
CALGARY, AB – Released on Wednesday, a video review of the popular board game Merchants of Evalimnia features a white man in glasses explaining half of the rules necessary to play. Howie Jones, 35, is a well-known board...
Gizmos is a lively engine builder that turns a fistful of marbles into a whirring machine. Check out our review for more.
ESSEN, GR – A shortage of theme paste has halted production for board games by popular designer Reiner Knizia. Reports have emerged that thousands of Knizia games could be impacted by a global shortfall in their key...