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Monopoly Now More Than Just a Board Game!

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Having recently celebrated its one hundredth birthday, Monopoly is of course a board game that...
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Review: Virulence: An Infectious Card Game

May 1, 2017

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Review: Mole Rats in Space

Apr 17, 2017

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Strategy Games require that one follows a certain strategic plan in order to win. Luck is not a decisive factor.They are generally built around a set of rules and mechanics with a unifying theme often added later.


Description taken from publisher's website: " Players will take on the role of a wandering mercenary with their own special set of skills and their own reasons for traveling to this...
May 18, 2017 Clicks: 3 Comments: 0


From the rulebook: In GOSU, each player portrays a warlord recruiting goblins to build his army. Each Game Round ends in a Great Battle during which the player with the strongest army...
Apr 14, 2015 Clicks: 4 Comments: 0

Heroes Wanted

From the publisher: "Heroes Wanted is a tactical card and board game for 1-5 players. In Heroes Wanted, players will play costumed superhero-hopefuls, attempting to fulfill their...
Aug 18, 2014 Clicks: 15 Comments: 0


The object of Illuminati is to take control of the world. You start with a single Illuminati card, representing your own secret conspiracy. During the game, you take over other Groups...
Oct 8, 2011 Clicks: 5 Comments: 0

Illuminati: The Game of Conspiracy (Deluxe Edition)

This is a reprint of the original game Illuminati , published back in 1983, with redesigned graphics, support for up to 8 players and additional cards. It incorporates the first two expansions...
Oct 9, 2011 Clicks: 12 Comments: 0

Intrigue City

In Intrigue City, players take on the roles of members of the High Council of the great city of Aar, the dominating city in the savage world of Core. Six major guilds hold key positions of the...
Feb 17, 2014 Clicks: 14 Comments: 0

Kingdom Builder

By skillful building of settlements players create their own kingdoms, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game. The 3 Kingdom Builder cards specify the conditions...
Oct 23, 2011 Clicks: 17 Comments: 0


Build your territory and rise in status in this game of management and risk. Players each construct their provinces as they see fit. Will a new Guard Tower be built to protect the citizens and...
Dec 3, 2012 Clicks: 29 Comments: 0

König der Sterne

This is the German version of the award winning and highly acclaimed board game "Cosmic Encounter", originally published by Eon in 1977. Cosmic Encounter, is a science fiction game in...
Sep 15, 2011 Clicks: 2 Comments: 0


The game is set on the island of Crete during the 14th Century. Settle the provinces of Crete with your people and your abbot. Build villages, bring your ships to harbor and increase your...
Mar 13, 2012 Clicks: 11 Comments: 0

Last Will

From Rio Grande Games: In his last will, your rich uncle stated that all his millions will go to the nephew who can enjoy money the most. How did he want to find this out? Each player is...
May 1, 2012 Clicks: 11 Comments: 0

Leaders of Small World

The Leaders of Small World is a mini expansion for Small World designed by Michael Ormesher of the UK as his entry in the Small World Design Contest. It gives players a new game play option...
Aug 3, 2011 Clicks: 3 Comments: 0

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Description taken from publisher's website: " Players will take on the role of a wandering mercenary with their own special set of skills and their own reasons for traveling to this...
May 18, 2017 Clicks: 3 Comments:


It is a time of unrest in 1920s Europa. The ashes from the first great war still darken the snow. The capitalistic city-state known simply as “The Factory,” which fueled the war with...
Jul 17, 2016 Clicks: 57 Comments:

Crazy Bullets

From the rulebook: " In the Wild West, gun fights are always the best practice to resolve a dispute. But what happens when the bullets blasted from a revolver, go crazy and start to...
Jan 15, 2016 Clicks: 6 Comments:

Sing it!

Sing it! is a party game in which players must find (and sing) songs that contain the words designated in the game's cards. Players draw a card, choose a word and say the lyrics of the first...
Nov 30, 2015 Clicks: 13 Comments:

Flip City

Flip City is deck building game for 1-4 players, featuring 6 types of double-sided cards . You start out with a pre-determined nine-card deck and your aim is to develop a city. Cards give you...
Nov 21, 2015 Clicks: 9 Comments:


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