Tag: Jacob Fryxelius

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”

App Review – Terraforming Mars – Prelude Expansion

Long-time readers of this blog know that I’ve had a kind of love-hate relationship with the app version of one of my favourite games. While Terraforming Mars is still in my Top 10 games played, the digital version had a bumpy ride after its… Continue Reading “App Review – Terraforming Mars – Prelude Expansion”

Prelude Coming to Terraforming Mars on Steam December 8th

Good news for Terraforming Mars fans, at least those in the digital realm! The boardgame app which has been controversial, derided, had the developer shut down, and now is a fairly decent app, may now be getting even better as of December 8. Asmodee… Continue Reading “Prelude Coming to Terraforming Mars on Steam December 8th”

Boardgame Geek Top 100 – Play or Played – #10-1

It’s been almost 4 weeks since the last post in this series looking at the Top 100 Games ranked on Boardgame Geek. I was riding high, feeling all the love the series was creating and posting something almost every week day. And then I… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 100 – Play or Played – #10-1”

Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is Live!

After much hullabaloo, and a really nice chat with Stronghold Games President Stephen Buonocore, the Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is now live! And wow, is there some cool-looking stuff in there. First, I’m very glad to see that there is a pledge level… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is Live!”

Q&A – Stephen Buonocore (President of Stronghold Games)

(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) You may have heard something last week,… Continue Reading “Q&A – Stephen Buonocore (President of Stronghold Games)”

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)”