Tag: table top game reviews

May 23

Dwarven Smithy: Kickstarter Recommendation

Dwarven Smithy is game for 2-4 players, from Flatworks Gaming, in which the players try to earn the most gold by selling minerals, runes, and gems, as well as powerful items they crafted from those resources.  Players must make the most efficient use of the limited space in their Workshop, Market, Apprentices, and Tool areas while also …

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Aug 27

GemPacked Cards: Description and Review

  GemPacked Cards, by Eduardo Baraf, is a game in which players compete to earn the most points by collecting multi-colored gems, achieving goals, and buying special cards.  Players who make the best use of the resources they have available, taken advantage of opportunities presented by the display, and get a little lucky have the best …

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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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Aug 29

The Majority 2: Description and Review

  The Majority 2, is a two-player card game from Muneyuki Yokouchi that was published in Japan in 2011 and is soon to be on Kickstarter in effort to bring it to the USA.  In the Majority 2, players are competing to take power of the underworld through political machinations to gain representatives of the …

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