Tag: Fryx Games

Expansion Review – Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition – Discovery & Foundations

When Stronghold Games announced that one of my favourite games, Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition was getting not one, but three expansions, I was pretty excited. And judging from the hits on that post I just linked, you were too! My friend who owns that… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition – Discovery & Foundations”

Terraforming Mars – Prelude 2 Expansion Coming to Kickstarter Soon

(Edit: 5/15/23) – More news about this from designer Jacob Fryxelius on Boardgame Geek. He gave a breakdown of what’s going to be in this 54-card expansion, as follows: “If you play with all expansions (Venus, Colonies, and Turmoil): Use all the new cards… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars – Prelude 2 Expansion Coming to Kickstarter Soon”

Terraforming Mars App: Hellas & Elysium Maps Now in Beta

(Edit: 5/13/22) – The review is live! Go check it out. (Edit: 5/11/22) – And they’re out for real! No more beta. Available on all platforms. Watch this space for a review of the expansion in the next few days Exciting news from Asmodee… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars App: Hellas & Elysium Maps Now in Beta”

Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (#10-6)

We’re almost to the end of my Top 25 games played of all time, 2022 edition, and there may have been a few surprises. I know there have been some new games, and some games have fallen drastically from their 2019 ranking. I feel… Continue Reading “Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (#10-6)”

Review – Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition

(Edit: This game is on my Top 25 games played of all time!) What happens when one of your favourite games gets a bit of a revamp where it’s faster and also uses some mechanisms from other games that you like? It’s not the… Continue Reading “Review – Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition”

Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition Coming to Kickstarter

(Edit 2/16/21 – And it’s live! Lots of gameplay descriptions too. Check it out) The other shoe has finally dropped! A couple of weeks ago, I did a post about a “Terraforming Mars-esque” game that noted designer Geoff Engelstein teased on Twitter. And now… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition Coming to Kickstarter”

Top 5 Games Played in 2020

Most years, I get to play at least 100 unique games, based on conventions and my Sunday game days. Sadly, due to COVID, that didn’t happen in 2020. My wife willingly played a bunch of games with me during our lockdown, so the fact… Continue Reading “Top 5 Games Played in 2020”

Stronghold Games Announces Terraforming Mars Big Box & More!

(Edit: And it’s live! Let me know what you think now that it’s up and running in the comments. I also did a post about it.) (Edit: Apparently this has now been pushed back to June 16) (Edit: For all of the information on… Continue Reading “Stronghold Games Announces Terraforming Mars Big Box & More!”

New to Me – February 2020

We’re a little late with the “New to Me Games” post for February, but there is definitely a good reason. Last week was the Cult of the New to Me fundraising car wash! Unfortunately, the flyers I sent out and put up had the… Continue Reading “New to Me – February 2020”

Top 10 Games Played in 2019 (10-6)

It’s that time of year again! Time to look back at 2019 and see what games I played this year and which ones I definitely want to play again. Also, which ones can be left by the side of the road looking all forlorn… Continue Reading “Top 10 Games Played in 2019 (10-6)”