Ticket to Ride: Riding the Rails of Fun

Ticket to Ride: Riding the Rails of Fun Lets go on a trip.  A long trip.  Preferably a long continuous trip that is longer than anyone else’s.  Most of you probably know what Ticket to Ride is and how to play it.  I’m going to review it here for a few reasons.  First, if someone…

Heroes Wanted – Can You Make The Team?

Heroes Wanted: A lot of gamers enjoy the comic book superhero genre.  the problem is that there are not a lot of games that really make you feel like a hero.  There are plenty that have the them lightly painted on and there are some that really try to give you that feel but get…

Rococo – Having a Ball, Preparing for The Ball

Rococo – Having a Ball, Preparing for The Ball What if I told you a game had Deck building, resource management, worker placement and area control?  You would probably think that some new designer was trying to cram all of the best mechanics into one game.  Well what if I told you the designer was Mathias…

Currently Backing on Kickstarter

Sorry I haven’t posted in awhile.  I have been out of town on a family vacation.  I have still managed to get pulled into several Kickstarter campaigns though so I thought I would share them here. Tiny Epic Defenders: A fun small box Co-op game set in the Tiny Epic Kingdoms world.  The cost is…

Kickstarter Update – 6/24/2014

So what am I backing right now? Yardmaster Express : In Yardmaster Express players are racing to have the most valuable train by the end of the last round. Through card drafting players must balance building a high value train while keeping an eye on what they might be able to deny their opponents.  The game plays…