Fairway loves science-themed games and, with a daughter, loves the idea of a card game featuring an array of famous women scientists, engineers, and astronauts. Fairway takes a look at Luana Games’ Women in Science and the Women in Space expansion pack.
Fairway does have a degree in computer science, but was nothing more than a script kiddie aimlessly trying to hack the Gibson. Well, it might not be the Gibson, but check out whether Fairway causes havoc at NOAA and mass transit as he previews the upcoming Kickstarter, Super Hack Override, by Weird Giraffe Games.
Press your luck to create the best city around! Flip City by Tasty Minstrel Games is a great press-your-luck, deck building game in which players slowly upgrade and grow their deck of cards (their city) to be the first to have a city worth eight points, and become the winner of Flip City.
Gather ’round and hear Fairway tell his tale of battling factions of elves and dragons and orcs and men. In this preview, Fairway takes a quick look at Pages of War: M.O.D.E by Sanjae Duncan and J. Kloud Entertainment and coming to Kickstarter. What can possibly go wrong when Fairway is a bard?
Play as a Duke to save your kingdom by collecting citizens, fighting monsters, and capturing domains in Valeria Card Kingdoms, a super fun card-drafting, deck building card game by Daily Magic Games. Valeria Card Kingdoms play 1-5 players, and lasts about 30-45 minutes. The rulebook was really easy to understand, and explains how to set the game up very well. The game comes with different types of cards, dividers for the cards to keep them organized in the box, and the box is large enough to handle the cards plus a good amount of expansions. Players play as Dukes who earn bonuses at the end of the game. The goal of the game is to be the player who earns the most victory points. Players collect cards throughout the game, building their deck, in hopes of having the most victory points at the end of the game. At the beginning of…
Fairway puts on his work gloves and safety goggles in this Kickstarter preview of Gadgeteers. Gadgeeters is a two- to three-player, bidding and bluffing by Letiman Games. Gadgeteers hits Kickstarter August 16th. Edit: It’s now live. Check it out! There’s also a bonus video review by Cassie at the end.
Well, Fairway officially reviews his first golf game this week as he checks out the highly entertaining, card-flicking dexterity game, Table Golf, by Zagix LLC. Unlike real golf, there’s no hushed audience or silence from your friends when you’re playing this game. Find out how Fairway fairs in this ferociously difficult (for him) dexterity game.
Fairway picks up another Kickstarter preview where he’s the master of colorful dragon hatching operation. In the words of the famous They Might Be Giants: 🎶 Roy G. Biv is a colorful man 🎶 And he proudly stands at the rainbow’s end (So you’ll see him) So follow Fairway to the end of the rainbow as he previews Underlings of Underwing, a color-theory game coming to Kickstarter in August by The Pericles Group. Underlings is a two- to six-player set collection and worker placement game with an educational twist using dragons and dragon eggs.
In two short reviews, Fairway takes a look at a few potion making games: the Kickstarter-funded game, ApothecA, by Knapsack Games and Renegade Games Edition and Kennerspiel des Jahres winner, Broom Service.