Review: “Rayguns and Rocketships”

"Rayguns and Rocketships" Designer: Scott Rogers (II) - his blog Publishers: Bedbug Games, IDW Games Genre: Science Fiction, Action Players: 2-4; better with 4 Ages: 12+ Play Time: ~2 hours on first play-through, 60-90 minutes afterwards   Our Game Night host, Scotty, backed this game on Kickstarter; we got our first test run through it … Continue reading Review: “Rayguns and Rocketships”

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: “Pandemic: Legacy”, Part 1 (SOME SPOILERS!!)

"Outbreak!" "Pandemic: Legacy" is a co-op, multiplayer game, based on the original "Pandemic" board game. It is an overarching story, played out over 12-24 months; the story time taken to play depends on how well you (the players) play: each month is divided into 2, with each 'game' being a half of a month. If you win, … Continue reading Review: “Pandemic: Legacy”, Part 1 (SOME SPOILERS!!)

Review: “Firefly The Game”

I HIGHLY suggest you read over the Rule Book... twice: Firefly The Game This is the official intro of "Firefly The Game", from the rule book: "After the Earth was used up, we found a new solar system and hundreds of new Earths were terraformed and colonized. The central planets formed the Alliance and decided … Continue reading Review: “Firefly The Game”