In this (rewind) edition of Designing Meeples (from March 2015), we interview famed tabletop designer, Matt Leacock shares some advice and tips on designing a good co-op game.
Fairway boldly goes where a whole bunch of other people have already gone. However, since AEG recently released a mass produced version of The Captain is Dead, Fairway thought he’d take the time and review The Captain is Dead: TOPOD version. That is “The Original Print on Demand” version he picked up from The Game Crafter.
In episode 59, we go scavenging for food, fuel, and ways to stay alive in the 2-6 player game Maximum Apocalypse from Rock Manor Games.
What do you get when you combine a post-apocalyptic future, farming, and war? The Siege of Sunfall. Today, Fairway takes a look at this recent Kickstarter delivery from Grey Gnome Games. See if he and his band of mini-meeple fighters can survive.
Think it’s terrible when a person is standing backwards in an elevator? Or if one of your elevator-riding companions has a bad case of body odor? Things don’t get any better when you’re loading up an elevator car full of monsters. Today, Fairway takes a look at the upcoming, cooperative card game for kids, Monsters in the Elevator.
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.
In a busy travel week like Thanksgiving, Fairway picks up yet another game involving terrible modes of transportation (read his review of Eriath: The Worst Ship in the Universe). Today, he hops aboard the highly flammable Aerclanken ship of Dirigible Disaster.
It would be his luck to live long enough to see man conquer interstallar space… only to be stuck on the worst ship in the Universe. Today, Fairway picks up the cooperative game Eriath: The Worst Ship in the Universe. See if Fairway and friends are able to keep this hunk of junk spaceworthy or whether his space adventures are doomed.
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.
It turns out that a bunch of the TIGR contributors picked up Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle from USAopoly. In a new feature, TIGR Meet, Cassie, Dan, Jason and Mike all discuss their experience with the cooperative, deck-builder set in the Harry Potter universe.