Everything is better with bacon. And in today’s review, Fairway taste tests that theory in this burger-building, word game, Bacon, Letters and Tomatoes.
Tom returns joined by Andrew Smith of Gold Seal Games. They talk about Honey Wars and Andrew’s upcoming game, Tricky Tides (designed by TIGR’s own Steven Aramini).
Today, Fairway chats with Wouter Buckens, designer of Plunder!, about his game, Belgium and Kickstarter. Plunder! is currently live on Kickstarter.
Today, Fairway is taking a look at a brand new service from the folks at The Game Crafter that lets you “automagically” create and maintain cards and other component images with templates and a spreadsheet: Component Studio. This new service will make the lives of anyone creating or maintaining large numbers of game components lives much easier.
Back when Fairway was younger and Survivor was “new,” he wondered how long he’d last out in the wild. Well, lucky for him, he can now find out. Today, Fairway takes a look at Stranded!, a survival, card game. See if he can outwit/outlast everyone else.
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.
Fairway isn’t sure of his identity. In today’s review, Fairway takes a look at Galaxy Rise a trick-taking and hidden identity game with a sci-fi theme. See if he finds himself.
The cat-and-dog world is a place of fierce competition and subtle politics. At least it is in Royals, a full card game masquerading as a micro-card game by Level 32 Games. There’s no fire hydrants or butt-sniffing or boxes to play in in this game of political intrigue. See if Fairway comes out as top dog.
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.
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.