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.
Board Game Reviews
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Just. Say. Anything. Find out how some of the simplest words will get stuck on the tip of your tongue in our Anomia and Anomia Kids Review.
Read our review of Hare and Tortoise and find out if the winner of the very first Spiel des Jahres still deserves its place in gaming history!
Plan a mission to space! Read our review of Xtronaut and figure out which rocket will best accomplish the goals of that mission.!
While Grand Austria Hotel is no longer a new game, I still get just as excited to play it as when I first got it. Read my review of Grand Austria Hotel to find out why I think it’s worth returning to again and again.
The Renaissance: a rebirth of artistic expression, philosophy, and theology with opportunities galore. Read our review of Lorenzo il Magnifico and find out how you can reap the rewards.
Choose a shape and drop it in the drop zone to score points. Sounds easy enough, right? Read our Drop It review to see how this simple game is actually incredibly strategic.
Get confused as we mix up ‘90’s movie nostalgia, X-mas, and Netrunner in our Home Alone Game Review!
Hanging up your hat in the untapped, uninhabited outback? What do you do next? Read our Montana review to find out. Gather your courage, manage your workforce, and go on a town-building frenzy!
Swinejaw? Rocktopus? Boargle? Find out what these names mean in our review of Beasts of Balance, a brilliant dexterity game about combining animals into fantastic beasts!