Potato Pirates: Preview

Avast, ye spuds! Into the deep fryer with all, ya. Today, Fairway takes a look at Potato Pirates, a card game currently on Kickstarter that intends to introduce the basics of programming to its players. Find out whether this carb-loaded game is crispy or undercooked.

Early Birds’ 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Here it is, the beginning of September and Fairway’s trying to beat the major retailers in getting that holiday stuff out there. He’s got a list of eleven games that would make excellent gifts for families, kids and gamers alike. 

Drakkar: Preview

By Odin! Fairway takes a sea voyage in search of wealth, weapons and goats in today’s Kickstarter preview of Drakkar: The Card Game.  See if you can build, steal and fight his way to victory in this frantic card game for three to five players.

Reign: Review

It’s been a little more than a week since the season finale of Game of Thrones. And while he’d probably love to give you his predictions for next season, Fairway picks up a recent Kickstarter game with as much political intrigue and backstabbing as any episode so far. Today, he looks at Reign by Garage Gamer. 

Showdown!: Preview

Dueling samurai. Who doesn’t like dueling samurai? What if it’s a six-samurai, free-for-all battle? Today, Fairway previews the upcoming Kickstarter game: Showdown!  A game based on an original Western-themed game, Shootout!  He does a bonus review of that one too.

Component Studio: A designer’s best friend

Today, Fairway is taking a look at a brand new service from the folks at The Game Crafter that lets you “automagically” create and maintain cards and other component images with templates and a spreadsheet: Component Studio. This new service will make the lives of anyone creating or maintaining large numbers of game components lives much easier.