Linja

A very short game, with rules that can be explained in about two minutes, materials you can carry in your coat pocket that still manages to look good and offers some depth? It does exist, and it’s called Linja.

Read more

Crows

Crows is a game about crows. And shiny objects. It’s a game that has crow meeple, and many chances to screw your opponents out of points they thought were safe already. It’s also a game that has crow meeple, did I mention that?

Read more

i9n

i9n, or "Information" is a deduction game that uses punch cards to give new, hidden information during the game. It also adds some strategy and a bit of luck to the mix, making it a very fun game that certainly won’t be the last one to employ this new mechanic.

Read more

Quarto

An abstract strategy game by Gigamic from 1991. The rules are explained in about 2 minutes, but that doesn’t mean the game is easy to play. Expect to put some brain juice in order to win.

Read more

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride (here in the German edition “Zug um Zug”) has become a classic in the few years since it was first released. It spawned many variants that play on different maps and add new mechanics.

Read more

Ad Astra

Ad Astra is not quite a board game, it skips the concept of a game board and makes the table top the playing area. There is some mechanics from Settlers of Catan there, some from Puerto Rico and a bit from Robo Rally, all combined to a delicious mix

Read more

Macao

Year2009PublisherRavensburgerAuthorStefan FeldPlayers2 – 5Age12 – 199Time90StrategyLuckInteractionComponents & DesignComplexityScore In 1557, the Portuguese first gained the right for permanent settlement on the[…]

Read more