TIGR has got a growing archive of bear-themed games. And that’s fantastic. Today, Fairway previews a current Kickstarter game: Bearly Working. Find out whether he’s the greatest job creator in all of Bear history or if he’s just bearly bearable.
It’s January in Wisconsin, not exactly prime smoothie season. But, today, Fairway takes a look at a recent Kickstarter delivery from Thunderworks Games: Blend Off! See if Fairway can keep up with the orders in this fast-paced, dice-rolling game.
Well, for a game for kids, I’m kind of glad Fairway didn’t make any jokes about 50 Shades of Grey. Shoot! In any case, today, he picks up a Kickstarter delivery, In a Bind Junior, a dexterity game by Behrooz Shahriari.
There’s a long list of game themes out there, but this one’s pretty unique: poop cubes. Fairway delves deep into the world of wombats and wombat excrement in today’s review of Wombat Rescue.
There’s been a lot of “bidding” and “auction games lately. The general idea is that players use some form of currency to outbid your opponents to win a thing and score more points. In a departure from the more traditional bidding game, Fairway picks up Highest Bidder which introduces programmed actions into the bidding framework.
If Plants v. Zombies was a math game, Fairway’s pretty sure that his kids would be doing college-level differential equations. But alas, it’s not. Enter City of Zombies: The Board Game. Marching zombie hoards are threatening your zombie-fighting, kid heroes. Their only weapon: math. Find out if Fairway solved this one.
For some reason, all of Fairway’s stories end with dad jokes and his daughter’s always involved dirty socks and time travel. That’s what Fairway learned when he played The Siblings Trouble. A relatively recent Kickstarter game from Eduardo Baraf.
Fairway knows all too well how much dragons love their treasure. He’s reviewed at least one game for TIGR where that was the case. Today, he ventures into the lair of a sleeping dragon to see if he can walk out with the most treasure in this review of Hoard by Cheeky Parrot Games.
Aliens know that the best thing in the universe is ice cream. Players have been saving the world from them for years now on their mobile devices. But Fairway was asked to save the universe, yet again, in today’s preview of the cooperative card game: Robots ❤️ Ice Cream.
“I’ll take your Gourmet Burger with a side of fries” “Do you want the Olive Salad on that? Or I can hold it or put it on the side.” “Um… yes?” “And you’re okay with croutons for a bun, right? I can substitute waffles if you’d like.” “Maybe?” “And I assume you’re good with the potato flake fries, right?” “You know what… never mind.” If you’ve ever been to one of those trendy food trucks, that conversation might not sound so strange. This week, Fairway picks up a Kickstarter delivery from Argyle Games, Foodtown Throwdown, that tries mightily to capture the majesty of those recipes. Find out what he’d say on Yelp about this food truck-themed, set-collection card game. Fairway’s Twitter and Instagram followers will recognize these “delicious” recipes.