Tag: Hand Management

New to Me – December 2021

It’s the end of the year 2021 (or it was when I played these games, anyway). Having been able to go to game days again since August 2021, it was nice to have a bunch of new to me games to play each month!… Continue Reading “New to Me – December 2021”

App Review – Evolution: Climate (With a Little Evolution Thrown In)

A couple of months ago, I reviewed Oceans, a sequel of sorts to the great game from North Star Games Evolution. But North Star is never willing to sit on their hands and revel in the joy of a successful app. After a kind… Continue Reading “App Review – Evolution: Climate (With a Little Evolution Thrown In)”

App Review – Maracaibo

Have you ever wanted to just get slammed upside the head repeatedly by a deck of cards? No, just me? Well, it’s a good thing that you probably don’t suck at Maracaibo as much as I do, so you’ll probably actually enjoy not having… Continue Reading “App Review – Maracaibo”

Everdell Coming to an App in 2022 From Dire Wolf Digital

Wasn’t going to post anything today, but then I got an email from Dire Wolf Digital announcing that their next digital project is Everdell! I’ve always wanted to play Everdell haven’t had the chance to. And now I will! Everdell was published by Tabletop… Continue Reading “Everdell Coming to an App in 2022 From Dire Wolf Digital”

Review – Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition

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 same game streamlined, though. It’s an actually different game that uses some of… Continue Reading “Review – Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition”

Viscounts of the West Kingdom expansion on Kickstarter January 11, 2022

(Edit 1/11/22: The Kickstarter is now live!) Having just played Viscounts of the West Kingdom for the first time yesterday (after having it for over a year but then COVID lockdown hit), I was very excited to see this on Twitter yesterday. Woo! I… Continue Reading “Viscounts of the West Kingdom expansion on Kickstarter January 11, 2022”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #220-211

We’re heading into the home stretch with our look at the Top 300 games on Boardgame Geek. I may even finish before October! Wouldn’t that be a hoot? I’ve actually really enjoyed doing this list, even as I stated last week that it just… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #220-211”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #250 – 241

What? Two editions of this list in two weeks? Could Dave be back? I wouldn’t count on it, but this is a welcome thing to see! My editor is very happy (Editor: Yeah, so happy I could almost not speak in a monotone) It’s… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #250 – 241”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #290-281

I such a timely guy, aren’t I? The first post in this series came out what seems like months ago (it was over a month ago, on February 15). What’s taken so long for the second post? Would you believe I fell asleep? All… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #290-281”

New to Me – February 2021

It’s now March and the Cult of the New to Me is getting restless. We’re now close to a year since lockdowns and social distancing became a thing rather than some abstract concept. This past weekend, a year ago, I was coming home from… Continue Reading “New to Me – February 2021”