Renegade Game Studios Renegade Game Studios will make the quick, quirky dice game Bubble Tea, originally by Taiwanese (?) publisher[…]Read more
One amazing thing games let us do is explore worlds of imagination. Space ships traveling to distant stars are just as possible as dragons or old gods walking the Earth. I can’t think of any game that stretches the borders of imagination as far as Tsukuyumi.
On the surface, the world of Tsukuyumi used to be just like ours. Like Earth, that is. One difference, though – or at least I hope it’s a difference. Thousands of years ago, the white dragon god Tsukuyumi was trapped in the center of the moon by his brothers and sisters. There he lay, plotting, planning, until one day he broke free of his lunar prison by crashing into the Earth. The devastation was absolute. Continents shattered. Mountains crumbled. Oceans fell try. Animals, plants, and especially humanity paid a heavy toll. And amidst all this destruction Tsukuyumi and his army of Oni warriors stand to recapture what was once theirs.
Blacksea Interactive Blacksea Interactive’s Imnia is now on Kickstarter. Imnia is a medieval strategy game where each player builds up[…]Read more
Funforge I’ve said many times that Tokaido is the prettiest game I know. Now it will finally see some competition[…]Read more
After three games around the North Sea – Explorers, Raiders, and Shipwrights of the North Sea – designer Shem Phillips wanted a change of direction. Literally. So him and co-designer S J Macdonald went to the West Kingdom. The first game in this new trilogy is Architects of the West Kingdom, the sequel Paladins of the West Kingdom was just funded on Kickstarter, we don’t know the title of the third game yet.
The West Kingdom is the 9th century Carolingian Empire, and in the first game the players are architects – don’t act surprised now – construct landmarks and cathedrals for the king.Read more
I never really enjoyed Taboo much. Once you develop an instinct which words are likely to be banned, it’s actually pretty easy, there are always some people that want to keep playing after I got way bored already, and that buzzer is super annoying. So imagine my lack of enthusiasm when Czech Games Edition announced a game that sounded for all intents and purposes like Taboo with a fantasy theme sprayed on.
Then I actually played Trapwords.Read more
Hurrican Theo Riviere and Bruno Cathala have a very interesting two player game coming from Hurrican. Each player in Nagaraja[…]Read more
Fantasy Flight Games If you know Star Wars only from the movies, then it’s all about those big conflicts. Rebels[…]Read more
The big question after Pandemic Legacy Season 1 was: How will Season 2 start? Will it assume that we saved the world? That we didn’t? How do you start a second season when everyone’s first season had a different ending?
Well, you’ll have to click to find out. I’m not putting spoilers in the teaser text.Read more
Stonemaier Games It’s almost time to return to the best dystopia. No, I don’t mean read the news, although I[…]Read more