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

“Bob Ross: Art Of Chill Game”

Designer: Prospero Hall Publisher: Big G Creative Players: 2-4, but 3-4 seem to work best Ages: 12+, more for the potential difficulty Time: about 30 minutes I know very few people that have never watched an episode of the PBS show, "The Joy of Painting". For the few reading this that have not seen this show: … Continue reading “Bob Ross: Art Of Chill Game”

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: “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”