Tag: Board games

A Weekend at GenCon 50

Wow, wow, wow!!!  Today marks our return from our very first GenCon and it was so fantastic that I simply had to share it.  For those who aren’t aware, Gencon is a board gaming convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana every year.  It’s a great place to try and […]

N.I.Y.T. #6 – Flick ‘Em Up

Designer: Jean-Yves Mopertuis and Gaetan Beaujannot Players:  2-10 Average Play Time:  45 Minutes So far in the “Now It’s Your Turn” project, we’ve talked a lot about games which involve a bit of brain power.  From strategic prowess to working together, these games are generally fairly mentally focused. […]

N.I.Y.T. #5 – Raptor

Raptor Designer: Bruno Cathala and Bruno Faidutti Players: 2 players Average Play Time: 30 Minutes So you went ahead and planned a game night. You invited all your friends, bought some wine, ordered some pizzas and set out a selection of great games. Maybe we’ve even talked about […]

N.I.Y.T. #4 – Shadow Hunters

Survive: Shadow Hunters Designer: Yasutaka Ikeda Players: 4-8 Players Average Play Time: 30 – 60 Minutes Something I love about board games is the diversity factor. If you have an interest, there is probably a game about it. From farming to harbor capitalism to space combat, it’s all […]

N.I.Y.T. #3 – The Grizzled

The Grizzled Designer:  Fabian Riffaud and Juan Rodriguez Art By:  Tignous Players:  2-5 Average Play Time:  30 Minutes Last week I mentioned that some games are cooperative, meaning that it’s a group of you and your friends working together to defeat the game.  These games are big on […]