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.

Blend Off: Review

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.

Monsters in the Elevator: Preview

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.

Wombat Rescue: Review

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.

Highest Bidder: Review

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. 

City of Zombies: Review

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.