Review: ‘Samurai Spirit’

Designer: Antoine Bauza Publishers: Funforge, Gem Klub Fit, Hobby World, and many others Players: 1-7 Ages: 9+ (probably should be 12+) Time: 30-60 minutes With Finals completed, it's time to work on some Books and Games reviews that have been sitting on the sidelines since July. First up, an interesting game called 'Samurai Spirit'. Samurai … Continue reading Review: ‘Samurai Spirit’

Review: “Secret Hitler”

Scum bag Socialists! Filthy Fascists! Which one of you is secretly Adolph Hitler? How to find and expose Hitler, after the Break. Designers: Mike Boxleiter, Tommy Maranges, Max Temkin Artist: Mackenzie Schubert Publishers: Goat Wolf & Cabbage, Print & Play Productions Players: 5-10, but the closer to 10 you get, the better Ages: 13+ Play … Continue reading Review: “Secret Hitler”

Review: “Tiny Epic Zombies”

Interesting characters. Interesting mechanics. 5 Game Modes. "Tiny Epic Zombies" offers quite a bit to the gamer... just don't assume that all of it will be easy. Echo Ridge Mall is the setting; survival is the objective. Designer: Scott Almes Publisher: Gamelyn Games, Reflexshop Ages: 14 and up Players: 1-5 Play Time: about 25-45 minutes The 1st thing that hooked … Continue reading Review: “Tiny Epic Zombies”

Review: “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” Card Game

I've played a few games over the last few months that I planned on reviewing. First on the list is the card game based on the kids' TV show, Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?. Thoughts on it come after the Break. Calling all ACME Detectives! Carmen Sandiego is on the loose again! Publisher: … Continue reading Review: “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” Card Game

Review: “Smallworld”

Designer: Philippe Keyaerts Publisher: Days of Wonder and Others Players: 2-5 Ages: 8+ Play Time: 40-80 minutes The world is too small for all of these races.  Some need to be culled. Some need to step up and conquer their neighbors. Which races will be the conquered and which will be the conquerors? Smallworld is an empire-building … Continue reading Review: “Smallworld”

Review: “Lovecraft Letter”

Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group, Arclight, Pegasus Spiele, Switch Games Designer: Seiji Kanai Ages: 10+ Players: 2-6; 4 players is probably the optimal number Playing Time: 10 minutes, give or take a minute In Love Letters, you are trying to win the affections of the Princess. There's no such "good" vibe in Lovecraft Letter. This game, … Continue reading Review: “Lovecraft Letter”