Review: “Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate”

Betraying your friends is no longer confined to that House, over on that Hill. Publisher: Avalon Hill Ages: 12+ Players: 3-6 Time: ~1-3 Hours   "Betrayal at Baldur's Gate" is a wonderful re-imaging of the classic board game, "Betrayal at House on the Hill". Taking place in the D&D city of Baldur's Gate, you and … Continue reading Review: “Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate”

Review: “King of New York”

Designer: Richard Garfield Publisher IELLO, Devir, Egmont Polska, Heidelberger Spieleverlag, HomoLudicus, t edizioni Players: 2-6 (the more, the better) Time: 30-45 minutes Ages: 10+ The monsters that battled for control of Tokyo have crossed the pond and landed in the Big Apple. King of New York is a spinoff? sequel? new take on the popular board … Continue reading Review: “King of New York”

Review: “Xia: Legends of a Drift System”

"Fame, fame, fame, fame, FAME!!" - David Bowie "SPACE TETRIS!" - Game Night crew Designer: Cody Miller Publisher: Far Off Games; Maldito Games Artists: Cody Miller, Steve "Coolhand" Tyler, Pete Wocken Players: 3-5 Age: 12+ Time: 1-3 hours; more, if you have a lot of new players and choose a harder setup The name of … Continue reading Review: “Xia: Legends of a Drift System”

Review: “Munchkin”

"Kick in the door, wavin' the four-four..." - Notorious B.I.G. There is a LOT of door-kickin', back-stabbin', and even some lolly-gaggin' in the ridiculously fun board/card game, "Munchkin". This was a new edition to our weekly Game Night, and my first time playing it (I've watched others play before) The object of the game is … Continue reading Review: “Munchkin”

Review: “Castle Ravenloft”

Evil beckons! Since one of my best friends decided to start hosting weekly Game Nights, I've been exposed to all manner of board games that I've never played or even heard of. One of those not-heard-of-games was one that we played a few weeks ago: "Castle Ravenloft". "Castle Ravenloft" (CR) is loosely based on the 4th Edition … Continue reading Review: “Castle Ravenloft”

“Mysterium” and International Tabletop Day

A few weeks ago, I was exposed to the board game known as "Mysterium" for the first time. The friend that introduced it to me described it as: "the most fun you will have at being frustrated with your friends." He was not kidding. He also unintentionally undersold just how much fun this game can … Continue reading “Mysterium” and International Tabletop Day