How do you make a brand new game feel like an ancient tradition? Read our review of SHŌBU to find out.
Category - Abstract Strategy Board Games
“Abstract strategy” refers to a style of game in which gameplay is focused solely on player decision-making, with little or no element of chance, and in which theme is secondary or nonexistent. Chess is a well-known example of an abstract strategy game.
The cat's out of the bag; Calico is a keeper and we're not kitten! Check out our review of Calico, a purr-fectly delightful tile laying game.
It's harvest time for solitaire games! Read our Orchard: 9 Card Solitaire review to see if this is the fruit you should pick.
Get your color-coding and coordinate mapping on with SECTRE, a small-box game from Freshwater Game Company.
Pencil First Games has published a lush and vibrant tile-laying game with a window into in Edo-period Japan. Read our review of The One Hundred Torii today!
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.
If you're looking for your next favorite game, then check out our review of Tiny Towns! Puzzly, colorful, fun, and quick, this gateway game will win you over with it's charm.
When the Queen’s away, the demons come out to play. It’s up to you to put a stop to the demon invasion and impress the Queen. Read our review of Obelisk.
Think you have a green thumb for tile-placement and high-scoring strategy games? Read our review to see if you could be the next Master Gardener.
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.