While at Origins we were able to pick up a copy of Emerson Matsuuchi's new game: Century Spice Road. In this quick video we'll take a look at all of the components inside as well as the deluxe playmat.
Melody from Smirk & Dagger drops it like it's hot when she gives the rundown on their entire lineup of board games in under 3 minutes! It's a feat to be witnessed.
While at Origins we had an opportunity to interview the designers behind the brand new Spoils of War game from Arcane Wonders. Here's a Quick Look at everything inside the box and some of the thought behind it!
Today Sara, Liam, and Lincoln review the game Carrotia. It's a tile placement game for the whole family. Funded on Kickstarter last year, it's lacking a little polish, but nothing that a few house rules can't make up for.
Kevin and Melissa play through a prototype of Galactic Warlords. FYI - Commander Minis, Cards, and Abilities not available at time of playthru.
While at the Origins Game Fair we got a Quick Look at a game that will be coming out next year. It's called Tower of Madness, and it's being published by Smirk and Dagger. It's a cthulhu themed kerplunk style game with lots of cool dice and cards to fill it out. Looks like its going to be a blast!
At Origins we got a Quick Look at a new game from Smirk & Dagger called Biotix. It's a quick and fun take-that game for the whole family.
Will and Ryan interview Brandon Parson from Brain Games and get a Quick Look at one of their newest games: King Frog.
Kevin and Melissa look at Pocket Ops by Grand Gamers Guild. It's a cool two player game that is on Kickstarter now.
Kevin and Melissa play a prototype of Badlands. Check this game out on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/472827030/badlands-outpost-of-humanity
Kevin and Melissa look at a prototype of this card driven, abstract strategy board game. It's on Kickstarter now! www.kickstarter.com/projects/dinkheller/werewolf-vs-vampire
Rise of Tribes
2–4 Players, Age 10+, 30-60 min
on Kickstarter June 6th, 2017
Available in Standard and Deluxe Editions
Lead the Dawn of Civilization!
In Rise of Tribes, players lead prehistoric tribes to explore new lands, gather resources and discover new tools in an attempt to achieve greatness.
Using a unique dice mechanic to activate two actions per turn, you will choose to grow, move, lead or gather. There are many paths to victory. Decide to advance your fledgling civilization with new developments like pottery, basketry or horses. Hunt a mammoth, or tame it! Build villages, roam the great lakes, mountains and forests. Share the land, or seek to control territories.
Choose how you rise to victory!
Unleash Your Tribal Power!
Rise of Tribes features an advanced mode, with tribal faction powers.
Play as a great chieftain and choose 1 of 2 unique abilities to enhance your game.
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Today Ryan and Will take a look at a new game that on Kickstarter Right now. Head Hunters, from Gut Shot Games, is a miniatures tabletop game, of epic proportions. Literally.
Kevin shares many of the board games that will be launching on Kickstarter in June, 2017. Below we've listed out the games with their tentative launch dates.
1066, Tears To Many Mothers (Panda GM)
The Brigade (Red Genie Games)
Galactic Warlords (Archona Games)
Sabres and Smoke: The War of 1812
There She is!
M.I.N.D - Sci-fi Strategy Boardgame
Sometime in June
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Today Ryan and Katie review the board game House of Borgia, a new adaption of the old Liar's Dice mechanic. It includes some great card art, historic trivia, and solid gameplay. Check out their take in our terrible 2-minute review.
Ryan and Katie give the rundown of WongaMania in today's Terrible 2-Minute Review.
Kevin and Melissa review an advanced copy of the first expansion to Between Two Cities - Capitals!
This expansion will be available in retail July, 2017.
Will and Ryan give the rundown today on Banner Saga Warbands from MegaCon Games. Based on a popular video game, this co-op strategy game features rich artwork and a range of gameplay mechanics but it leaves Will and Ryan a bit unsure of how to rate it.
Kevin and Melissa look at Zombie Tsunami the Board Game! It is a very popular video game, but Lucky Duck Games is launching a board game version in May, 2017. ZOMBIES!!! AHHHH!
Kevin shares a bunch of games launching on Kickstarter in May, 2017. Which ones are you excited about? Tell us in the comments below!
Today Katie and Ryan share their Top 10 Favorite cooperative Board Games. Can you guess what their number 1 pick is?
Here's a few games we'll be reviewing over the next few weeks. Tell us what you think the Top Secret game is in the comments below.
Today Sara and Katie give a review of Time Stories: Expedition Endurance. They start off spoiler-free if you just want to hear their general opinion. And then they jump into the details for a full rehash. Check it out!
Kevin and Melissa look at Hardback. It's a pre-QUILL to Paperback.
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