Category: Board Games

Posts about board games

New to Me – June 2022

June 2022 was a weird month. For the most part, things are going ok, especially compared to last year. But there are so many bad things going on the world that it’s still really stressful. Plus, I’m on vacation the entire month of July… Continue Reading “New to Me – June 2022”

Expansion Review – Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder

Architects of the West Kingdom has a well-deserved place in my Top 5 games of all time. It is an amazing worker placement game with cool mechanics that keeps me coming back for more. It was published back in 2018 by Garphill Games and… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder”

Clank! Catacombs Announced for Fall 2022

Regular readers (Hi, Bob!) know that I’m a huge Clank in Space (sorry, my exclamation mark key is broken) fan. I haven’t had much chance to play the original fantasy Clank!, but I know that it’s a well-regarded game. However, yesterday’s news was totally… Continue Reading “Clank! Catacombs Announced for Fall 2022”

Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #9 – Rush to Contact

Otherwise known as “the ballad of Lieutenant Esparza”. It’s time for yet another tale from the Combat Commander ladder. The ladder competition, run by the incredible Patrick Pence of Patrick’s Tactics & Tutorials fame, is the monthly Combat Commander competition where everybody on it… Continue Reading “Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #9 – Rush to Contact”

New to Me – May 2022

After a month of COVID and other things that kept me from playing any new to me games in April (which was mitigated by the fact that I didn’t post the March article until April was almost over), May was a time to make… Continue Reading “New to Me – May 2022”

Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #19

Success is not something I’m used to. Things don’t usually go so good for me. But this 1943 Late season of Storm Above the Reich is actually going pretty well after two missions. This is so unlike me! Is it possible that maybe I’m… Continue Reading “Storm Above the Reich – After Action Report – Mission #19”

Review – Dog Lover

One of the better quick-filler games that can be played with almost anybody is Cat Lady, a quick card drafting game that can be explained in a couple of minutes and even your non-gamer cat lady grandma can pick up (as long as Fluffy… Continue Reading “Review – Dog Lover”

Riftforce: Beyond – Coming From Capstone Games in August

One of the cool new 2-player games I bought during the pandemic lockdowns and brought to work once we came back to the office was Riftforce. The game is designed by Carlo Bartolini with artwork by Miguel Coimbra. It was published by Capstone Games.… Continue Reading “Riftforce: Beyond – Coming From Capstone Games in August”

Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #119 – Sky Fall

It’s my one year anniversary on the Combat Commander ladder! Yes, in May 2021, I played my first game on the ladder tournament where you play against another ladder participant and try to increase your ranking to the top spot. The ladder tournament, led… Continue Reading “Combat Commander Europe – After Action Report – Scenario #119 – Sky Fall”

Roll Player App Enters Early Access on Steam

One of my favourite games that I didn’t know I liked that much but the pandemic brought it more to my attention (I know that’s kind of a limited category) was Roll Player, the dice-placement game designed by Keith Matejka with artwork JJ Ariosa,… Continue Reading “Roll Player App Enters Early Access on Steam”