Hello everyone, I am back! So I am so sorry but it has been almost a year since my last blog post. I am so sorry about that! Between being extremely busy and not being sure exactly what to write about, I definitely dropped the ball on this blog. If you have been following along, this past May I launched a campaign for our latest game called The Neverland Rescue. The game was designed by well-known superstar designer Scott Almes and it was beautifully illustrated by the extremely talented Jacqui Davis. These factors combined with the interesting gameplay and overall aesthetic, I would have thought it nearly impossible that this game would struggle to hit our modest goal of $10,300. However, I will be honest in that the campaign performed way below where we would have expected. There are a lot of reasons that I believe led to the struggle,…
Ok, I’m opening up a big ole can of worms with this one. Is one play enough for a good review? Should a reviewer play a game more than once to do a review? Is a one play review really just an impression or is it adequate for a good review? What about previews? Every Kickstarter has to have at least three or four to be taken seriously. So are they legit ‘reviews’ since the game and components could change in production?
In episode 77, I take a look at the socially combative 4-6 player game Duhr: The Lesser Houses from Devious Weasel Games! Can you use your House’s proficiencies to achieve your secret agenda? I could hehe. Learn more about Duhr: The Lesser Houses by visiting: http://deviousweasel.com/ https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/246508/dhr-lesser-houses Music Intro and outro: Rainbow Street by Scott Holmes Playthrough: Toys by Steve Combs
In a first, Fairway plays two games at once: he reviews the metagame: Face the Consequences.
Not so long ago, Fairway reviewed the game: Ambyria. He and his son have played it a bunch of times since and has made his son’s favorite game they’ve reviewed. Now he’s back with a review of the Starlight & Vengeance expansion.
Today, Fairway is a budding zoo entrepreneur trying to complete the most amazing zoo. That’s right! Step right up and see how Fairway does in this review of Zoomaka.
Chris chats with our very own Cassie and with Eric of (What’s Eric Playing?)
In episode 76 I take a look at Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds, a 15-20 minute card game for 2-3 players, from Brouhaha Games. Just the right amount of hand management for this size of a game, plus spooky art! Music Intro and outro: Rainbow Street by Scott Holmes Playthrough: Toys by Steve Combs
Turn back the clocks. Grab your life preserver and a fancy drink. Fairway tries to build the most luxurious, capable ship and sail it from England to New York before his opponent in today’s preview of Blue Riband.
The world is round. Fairway knows he can prove it and secure the riches of the new world. Or, at least, that’s what he thinks will happen in this preview of Days of Discovery by Matt Worden Games, coming to Kickstarter on June 19th.