Fantasy, in board games, often means “inspired by Dungeons & Dragons”. Until now, that was true for Thunderstone as well. But the Numenera RPG, and the Thunderstone box based on it, offers a very, very different brand of fantasy. You’d be happy to find something as simple as a dragon here.Read more
Year2013PublisherQueen GamesAuthorStefan FeldPlayers2 – 4Age10 – 199Time90StrategyLuckInteractionComponents & DesignComplexityScoreStefan Feld is fighting the good fight again: he’s out to tame luck[…]Read more
The date is December 8 2127, and for exactly a year and a day, Earth has been at war. They came from deep space, no one is sure what their plans with Earth are. But we know one thing: those plans don’t involve us.Read more
You can trust mages to cheat. Always. Every single time. After all, what would you do with the POWER OF THE COSMOS™ at your fingertips. But using it to win Monster Rumble bets? That is pretty low. Is there nohing so low those mages won’t consider it? As it turns out: nope.Read more
Even the most insane, megalomanic despot will usually plan for a few months of war to conquer the whole world. Eight minutes is optimistic, to say the least. But that’s exactly what you’re going to do in Eight-Minute Empire: carve your name into the world, in mile high letter, in eight to twenty minutes. That’s shorter than your court-appointed painter will take to paint your regal countenance.Read more
Tash-Kalar: Arena of Legends offers epic fantasy battles in the arena, with wizards, dragons and more. But the battle is fought in a very different way from what you expect: with pattern matching abilities.Read more
Do word guessing games all feel the same to you? I can promise you, this one won’t. You’ll still be guessing words, it wouldn’t be a word guessing game otheriwse. But how those words are explained for you to guess is new and, actually, pretty awesome.Read more
“Light dice game” usually implies lots of rolling and very little influence over who wins the game in the end, it’s just whoever rolls better. Not so in Blueprints. There are many dice, sure enough, but you don’t roll them all that much and if you win or not depends less on how you roll them and more on how you use them.Read more
The world of Countermay is an odd place. A multiversal crossroads, people from everywhere wash up here, enigmatic aliens right next to undead Egyptians. In their thousand years of war, the Nine Empires have all but killed Countermay, starvation will be the end for everyone unless one Empire manages to be the last one standing. And that’s where you come in …Read more
Panic in Meeple City. Giant monsters are converging on the city, and it doesn’t look like anyone is going to stop them. Within minutes they start throwing cars, tearing down buildings and … MUNCHING MEEPLES!
Will there be a happy ending for anyone?