Conan Expansions

If you are a fan of Monolith’s Conan, a massively successful Kickstarter game with stunning miniatures, then you’ll be happy to know that it is growing. Expansions that were hinted at in the Kickstarter campaign (and possibly available to preorder during the campaign, I forget which ones) are starting to become available through retail. I…

Spyfall 2 – Available Now

When Spyfall was released it was one of the biggest party games to come along in years, and probably ranks in the top 3 bluffing party games of all time. Now Spyfall 2 is here and it is definitely something to be excited about. This second game in the Spyfall series can be combined with…

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (videos)

I’ve always wanted to play Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, but I’ve just never gotten around to it. Since my main board game night is at The Jester’s Court and the groups changing weekly, it never seems like the time is right. However, Space Cowboys is releasing a new standalone expansion for the game featuring some…

‘Star Wars: Destiny – Spirit of Rebellion’ Announced

Today Fantasy Flight Games announced the second set for the wildly popular Star Wars: Destiny card and dice game. It’s called “Spirit of Rebellion” and it features some much anticipated characters from the Star Wars universe, including new favorites from Rogue One. Among the 160 cards in the second wave are Jyn Erso, Chirrut Imwe, Death…

Star Wars: Destiny – Information and Links

Let me tell you, I am incredibly excited for the upcoming collectible card/dice game from Fantasy Flight Games, Star Wars: Destiny. For those unfamiliar I’ll let FFG’s website give you the 411: “In every game of Star Wars: Destiny, you’ll gather your small team of iconic characters and battle to defeat your foes, using your…

‘Hand of the King’ Available Now

A Game of Thrones: Hand of the King is a small card game from Fantasy Flight Games that I have been looking forward to since its announcement. In HotK 2-4 players take turns moving Varys, the Master of Whispers, and gaining the favor of lords and ladies of the 7 major Houses of Westeros. The…

Kanagawa – Available Soon

If you had told me that I would enjoy peaceful, Zen-like games like Tokaido or Lotus 10 years ago I would have said you were crazy. My natural inclination is towards games that feature conflict and deception, but I have come to appreciate the more relaxing games as well. Enter Kanagawa, an upcoming board game…

Small Star Empires – Production Copy

A while back I wrote several articles about a “small” game on Kickstarter called Small Star Empires by Archona Games. I was contacted by the designer, my friend Milan, and sent a prototype copy of the game. I did a review of the game as requested, but more importantly I fell in love with Small…

Star Wars: Destiny

I was aware of the upcoming Star Wars dice game by Fantasy Flight Games, but a recent conversation with my friend, Trudi, got me more interested in it. Destiny is a dice game where cards represent characters and equipment from the Star Wars universe, and some of these cards carry with them custom dice. Game…