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…

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…

6/17/2014 Kickstarter Update

Currently there are several projects on Kickstarter that I think are worth looking at.  Some of these I have backed and others I am considering. Progress: Evolution of Technology – This is a fun looking tech tree/civilization card game.  Your civilization starts in the earliest reaches of human history and you must “discover” various technologies to…

A Safe Harbour in a Gaming Storm?

Harbour (Print on demand review Copy provided by TMG – Tasty Minstrel Games) Have you ever wanted to play Le Havre but really didn’t want to spend 2 1/2 hours?  Or have to deal with all the fiddly bits you always get with a Uwe Rosenburg game?  Do you want to get a beginner into a game…

Interesting New Kickstarter

I was notified this weekend of a game currently on Kickstarter.  It is called Realm of Heroes.  The game is a Fantasy Themed strategy game.  You have the option of using provided scenarios or a random setup for each game.  There appears to be some nice twists to the mechanics where unsupported units can actually become…