Project L

Project L is a game that drew me in with it’s tetris like pieces. The game doesn’t really play like tetris at all, but it does have puzzle quality to it. The components of the game are great, I love the recessed boards and the plastic shapes. It’s very sleek. The game itself is pretty…

Everdell

Everdell is a beautiful woodland themed game about critters creating cities in the woods. This game has a large table presence, the look and feel of the game is gorgeous. At first I thought the tree was a bit gimmicky but it really makes the game pop. The components are great, I especially love the…

Parks

Parks is beautiful game that I fell in love with immediately. Everything about the game is quality, the artwork is gorgeous and tokens are adorable. The game looks great on the table. I love hiking and this theme really shines through. The parks artwork gives you a feel for each park and got me excited…

Merry Dissmas – The Family Holiday Party Game

The holidays are almost here and I am always looking for a game to bring out at the family dinners. When you get the family together there are a lot of different personalities and a game that takes a minute to explain usually goes over pretty well. There isn’t actually a lot to say about…

Starting a Board Game Collection on a Budget

It finally happened, you played that one game that got you hooked. You are ready to start a collection of your own, but you just don’t have a lot of money. That doesn’t mean your dream is over, there is plenty of ways to build a collection on a budget. Start with affordable games Not…

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to ride is considered a modern classic and it earns that title. This game is really successful with various different versions available with maps from all over the world. I recommend it for any game collection because it appeals a large audience. Playing this reminds me of board games I played when I was…

Pandemic

Well I think at this point we are all a little too familiar with pandemics but if you ever felt like you and your friends could solve one yourself, this game is for you.  Pandemic is a classic as far as cooperative games go.  I hear amazing things about the pandemic legendary series but I…

Here to Slay

Here to Slay is a game where you are creating a group of Heroes to slay some monsters while avoiding enemies.  There are two ways to win, either be the first player to Slay 3 Monsters or be the first to have a full Party of six different classes. This is a 30 minute game…

Trogdor The Board Game

Well no doubt about it, this one was an impulse buy. I loved Homestar Runner and Trogdor was my favourite back in the day, so I bought this based on pure nostalgia. I was pleasantly surprised when I played the game and found I actually liked it. The idea of the game is you are…

Calico

Well if there was ever a theme made for me, cats and quilts is it. In Calico, you are trying to make the best quilt and to attract cats. This is a tile puzzle game that is easy to play but also kind of tricky to get the points you want. I appreciate that there…