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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Video Reviews: Star Realms and Warhammer Diskwars

Monday, October 20th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

We've put up two new reviews recently. The first is for Star Realms, a light and dense deck-builder that should be back in stock in early November. The second is for tabletop skirmish game Warhammer: Diskwars.

Video Review: Eldritch Horror

Monday, July 14th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Today's review is for the newest globe-spanning Lovecraftian adventure from Fantasy Flight Games, Eldritch Horror.

Video Review: Robinson Crusoe – Adventures on the Cursed Island

Monday, June 30th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing the biggest heavy cooperative game of the past year: Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island.

Video Review: Boss Monster

Monday, June 16th, 2014 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing Boss Monster, a light card game inspired by classic 8-bit video games.