Tag: Worker Placement Games

Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder Now on Kickstarter

We knew it was coming, and we were waiting with bated breath (well, ok, I was). And it’s finally here! Well, the campaign, anyway. Yes, the Works of Wonder expansion for the brilliant Architects of the West Kingdom (designed by Shem Phillips & S.J.… Continue Reading “Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder Now on Kickstarter”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #270-261

I know it’s been a while (my last post was May 28), but here were finally are with another entry in the COVID-long series of posts about games on Boardgame Geek and whether or not I’ve played them. Thankfully, it looks like the main… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #270-261”

Review – Raiders of the North Sea Big Box

One of the first posts I did on this blog talked about how board game box inserts can be so important. The problem with even good inserts has always been “what about the expansion(s)?” That’s a viable point. I’ve seen many games where the… Continue Reading “Review – Raiders of the North Sea Big Box”

Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #110-101

After months of waiting (I hope you weren’t holding your breath), we have reached the end of the line (for the second time). Yes, we are at the end of the Top 200 BGG games, and it’s been an interesting ride. I’ve really discovered… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #110-101”

City of Crowns – Paladins of the West Kingdom Expansion – On Kickstarter in feb 2021

(Edit 2/16/21 – It’s now live! Go here and back it now. ) (Edit 2/3/21 – The Kickstarter launch date has now been confirmed as February 16!) Two posts in one day is very rare for this blogger, but I had to get this… Continue Reading “City of Crowns – Paladins of the West Kingdom Expansion – On Kickstarter in feb 2021”

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”

Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #120-111

‘Twas the day before the day before the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. (Certainly not this blogger.) The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Vital would… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #120-111”

Works of Wonder – Architects of the West Kingdom expansion

This appears to be a “week before Christmas news extravaganza” but I hope to get a review done this week too (or something, at least). However, I just stumbled across this on Boardgame Geek and I had to shout my “huzzahs!” to all of… Continue Reading “Works of Wonder – Architects of the West Kingdom expansion”

Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #130-121

After three weeks or so, it’s time for another entry in the BGG Top 200! We’re almost done, which you would think would mean that I could actually get these done in a timely manner. But, you know, COVID and everything. Yeah, I do… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #130-121”

The Pursuit of Happiness – Big Box by Artipia Games on Kickstarter

I’ve really enjoyed my couple of plays of The Pursuit of Happiness, published by Artipia Games. Designed by Adrian Abela and David Chircop, with gorgeous and whimsical art by Panayiotis Lyris, the game was published in 2015 but I missed it on Kickstarter. This is… Continue Reading “The Pursuit of Happiness – Big Box by Artipia Games on Kickstarter”