Portal Games Due to the ongoing – and probably for a while still – COVID-19 situation, Portal Games have announced[…]Read more
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First of all: the game’s title is wrong. In my heart of hearts, Pluto will always be the ninth planet. So what we’re looking for in The Crew is planet TEN. Come fight me about that, International Astronomical Union!
With that challenge out of the way, welcome to our review of The Crew: The Quest for Planet NineTen. It doesn’t take much imagination to guess what you’ll be doing in this game. As a crew of astronauts the players go hunt for Planet NineTen.
More surprising is how you go on that epic quest. Trick taking games are not a traditional medium to tell a story, nor are they commonly cooperative. But I’ve gushed before how incredibly versatile that simple game mechanism is.
Grail Games Reiner Knizia’s Medici is spawning a new offshot: Medici: The Dice Game. It’s still all about loading goods[…]Read more
Iello King of Tokyo is a game that keeps going, mostly thanks to its great theme of monsters destroying Tokyo.[…]Read more
Unbelievable! I get sick for a couple of days and the Spiel des Jahres jury inconsiderately publishes this year’s nomination[…]Read more
Aaaaaand we have a winner. Two winners, actually. Spiel and Kennerspiel des Jahres have been awarded. Spiel des Jahres is[…]Read more
Alderac Hey, you know two more things coming to Thunderstone Quest with the Back to the Dungeon expansion? Swarm Monsters[…]Read more
It’s that time of the year again! Spiel des Jahres nominations have been announced today. It’s no longer the only[…]Read more