Read our Life Siphon review to see why this combat strategy game of summoning and spells sucks….but in a good way.
Category - Abstract Strategy Board Games
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.
Dragon Castle is CMON’s take on Mahjong for the 21st century. Read our Dragon Castle review to find out if this twist on the centuries-old classic has the potential to become a classic?
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.
Build wildly colorful 3D undersea structures in the brand new game from the publishers of Azul. Read our Reef review and get hooked.
The Demigod of Trees has fallen. The power vacuum needs to be filled. Find out if you’re the one to fill it in our review of Tiny Trees!
Check out our review of Ganz schön clever, the hottest new roll and write game, and find out if this Kennerspiel nominee deserves its place in the spotlight.
This beautiful tile laying game created by Michael Kiesling has taken the world by storm. Read our Azul review to find out why this Spiel des Jahres nominated game has people talking!
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...
Hatfields or McCoys. Coke or Pepsi. Abstract or Thematic. Some differences can simply never be reconciled. Or can they..?
Some board games deserve sequels and others don’t need them. Altiplano is the sequel to Orleans, a game I already thought was very good. Read on to find out if Altiplano replaced Orleans, or if it did not live up to its older...
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.