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Pursuit of Happiness Review

Sunday, January 8th, 2017 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

The Pursuit of Happiness is a game about life, specifically, living your life to generate the greatest long-term happiness.  At it's heart, this is a worker placement game with an interesting theme which it carries out well.  It's not ground-breaking, ...

Star Wars Extended Game Universe

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Fantasy Flight Games has created an ever expanding array of licensed Star Wars board games.  Here's a quick guide to explain the various board games and how they all fit together. Star Wars: The Card Game (2 players original) The Star Wars: ...

Video Review: Alchemists

Monday, December 29th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

It's time for our last review of Season 3! It's for one of our favorite games of the year, Czech Games Edition's Alchemists. This game has yet to release in North America, and is expected to arrive in January 2015.

Video Review: Claustrophobia Expansions

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing the two expansions to one of our series' favorites, Claustrophobia. The hefty De Profundis was released in 2011 and works as a good general-purpose expansion of what the base set had to offer, while the brand-new ...

Steam Donkey Review

Friday, December 5th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500"] Steam Donkey[/caption] Steam Donkey's my new portable light strategy game for multiple players.  Previous games that have been in that category includes San Juan and Lost Cities.  It's a pure card game that focuses on hand management ...

Waggle Dance Review

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Waggle Dance is a worker placement game that has players act as Queen Bees, using their bees to grow their hive, collect pollen and of course, produce honey.  Waggle Dance is an interesting development of a worker placement game, with ...

The Outcast Heroes Review

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500"] The Outcast Heroes[/caption] So we picked up copies of The Outcast Heroes in Essen and because of the pitch and my recent trip to Poland, I was rather interested in playing it. The game centers around the ...

Video Review: Istanbul

Monday, November 24th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing 2014's winner of the Kennerspiel des Jahres, Istanbul.

Video Review: Dead of Winter

Monday, November 17th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week's review is for one of the biggest hits of the year, the semi-cooperative zombie adventure Dead of Winter. We are expecting to get more copies of this game this month, so get your order in if you want ...

Starlit Citadel Reviews Season 3 Special: Coup Playthrough with Paul Dean

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Our video review this week is our Season 3 special: a playthrough of Coup: Reformation, with special guest Paul Dean of Shut Up & Sit Down. We had a lot of fun making this episode, and we hope you enjoy ...