Tag: Family games

Jan 27

Nightmare Forest: Dead Run: Description and Review

Nightmare Forest:  Dead Run, by Dave Killingsworth of SolarFlare Games, is a game in which players are campers racing to escape a forest that has suddenly become overrun by undead animals hungry for their brains. Fight crazy zombie animals, cut through the underbrush, sabotage your former friends, gather weapons, and when all else fails…rely on the …

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Nov 05

Blurble: Description and Review

  Blurble is a party game, designed by Grant Bernard, in which players try to quickly identify an image, and shout out a word using the first letter of the of what the image is.  The trick is, that it cannot be a two-letter answer, proper noun, or a word that has already been used …

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May 09

The Siblings Trouble: Description and Review

The Siblings Trouble, by Eduardo Baraf, is a cooperative story-telling game for 2-4 players in which the players take a journey into the mysterious places of their backyard and imaginations! This game is currently on Kickstarter, and while I have no financial stake in this project, it is worth noting in the name of full …

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Apr 14

Ion: A Compound Building Game: Description and Review

    Ion: A Compound Building Game, by John Coveyou, is a light card drafting game for 2-7 players in which the goal is to earn the most points by creating neutrally charged compounds, fulfilling the requirements of goal cards, and collecting Nobel Gasses.  The player, best able to manage these challenges over all three rounds …

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Sep 01

Hogger Logger: Description and Review

Hogger Logger is a fast paced card game for 2-5 players, in which players attempt to win rounds by correctly guessing whether cards will be higher or lower while trying to thwart the efforts of their opponents to do the same. I was provided with a prototype copy of Hogger Logger and therefore did not …

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Apr 20

Qwirkle: Description and Review

Qwirkle, by Susan Mckinley Ross, is a tile laying, light abstract strategy game, in which 2-4 players compete to score the most points by creating lines of tiles that either share a common color or symbol. The tiles in Qwirkle consist of six different shapes in six different colors, with three copies of each shape …

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