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.
If you haven’t read it, you should first pick up Brian Greene’s The Elegant Universe before you continue reading this review. I’d suggest the Kindle version so you can get it right now. I’ll wait. Done? Cool, you’ll need it. Today, Fairway previews Pentaquark, a frustratingly fun solitaire game from designer Mike Mullins and part of Buttonshy’s ever-expanding wallet game series. In this preview, Fairway explores the smallest things in the known universe in search of the pentaquark. CERN, look out! The Kickstarter launches this week!
Mars is a lonely place… today. I mean, there’s a few rovers tooling around the planet, but it’s no place for humans. For the mission directors of Mars 04:45, they have plans to change all that. Fairway takes a look at real-time, multiplayer solitaire game: Mars 04:45. See if he can successfully populate the red planet.
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.
Science Ninjas: Valence is a chemistry-themed card game for 2-5 players. Players draw elemental ninjas in a silent, but deadly, attempt to form powerful molecules. The molecules score points, gain bonuses, and can be used to destroy other players’ compounds. In this short review, Fairway takes a look at this Kickstarter-funded card game.
Exoplanets by Board & Dice (and soon to be published by Greater than Games) is a two to four player, solar system building game set around a distant sun. Players place planets in orbits around the sun, collect resources, and attempt to establish life. Fairway reviews this Kickstarter-funded game.
Fairway reviews a recent Kickstarter delivery from Genius Games: Ion: A Compound Building Game.