Galactic Raptor Games New roll-and-write games still keep coming, and to my continuing surprise this new generation of an old[…]Read more
Thunderworks Games Roll Player has developed into quite the franchise. It has a line of expansions, it has two spin-offs[…]Read more
The moon has a lot of influence over things down here. It controls the tides. It affects people’s feelings. It grows people’s teeth and body hair – at least that’s what Ted Alspach would tell you. Now that floating piece of rock will even decide which tiles we’re about to pick in a game.
Okay, not really. Even the Nova Luna rulebook doesn’t go to much effort to explain the game’s lunar theme. Nova Luna is an abstract tile placement game, the moon is just there for the graphic design. Which is fine, I like abstract games and I like pretty games, so the combination is a win for me.
Fantasy Flight Games What makes all the Cosmic Encounter editions and expansions fun to play over and over is there[…]Read more
Portal Games Due to the ongoing – and probably for a while still – COVID-19 situation, Portal Games have announced[…]Read more
How far can you get with only yes/no decisions? Pretty damn far, if you ask anyone working with computers. But how about in terms of game design? How far does a game of yes/no decisions get you? That’s a question to ask Hjalmar Hach and Lorenzo Silva, the designers of The King’s Dilemma. While there is a bit more around it, the core of the game is a series of yes/no decisions.Read more
The Op I can’t find a rulebook for any of the Coded Chronicles games yet, The Op’s series of escape[…]Read more
Lunar Oak Studio The future is often shown dark, but rarely as literally as in Sheol. The moon has been[…]Read more
We already talked about the Spiel des Jahres 2020 nominations, now it’s time for a look at the Kennerspiel nominations.[…]Read more
One of the big gaming events of the year has been cancelled, the Spiel 2020 is not going to happen[…]Read more