How Does “Above and Below” Stack Up?

Ryan Laukat with Red Raven Games is becoming quite the name is board game design. Islebound and Near and Far are respectable games in the community, but the newer installment, Above and Below, has made a much larger splash than the previous games, for good reasons. Read on to see how this Continue Reading

Android: Netrunner – Hack or Get Hacked

Android: Netrunner is a cyberpunk’d game set in a dystopian future where you must hack and take down an evil corporation… or… Android: Netrunner is cyberpunk’d game set in a dystopian future where you, the CEO of a successful business must build up your securities to prevent malicious attacks from troubled hackers trying to Continue Reading

Aqua Sphere: Better have an extra O2 Tank

Aqua Sphere is not a game for everyone. A colorful, imaginative, clever new take on a strategy board game, Aqua Sphere uses unique game mechanics, multiple play boards, and a whole lot of setup to create an experience you won’t forget, even if you wanted to. Not saying the game Continue Reading

The New (Alien) Frontiers: Boldly Roll Where You’ve Never Rolled Before

Need a worker placement, dice roller, deck building, territory control game for 2-6 players? Done. Alien Frontiers packages all this into one “BIG BOX” in the reprinted mid-2016 release of this amazing board game. Easily one of the more attractive worker placement games I own, Alien Frontiers’ most recent release is Continue Reading

Race for the Galaxy: A Top Pick to Start the New Year

Race for the Galaxy (RftG) is a game from Rio Grande Games that combines the strategies of a living card game (LCG) with those of an empire builder. Players “race” through the galaxy to be the first ones to build a tableau of developments and planets in order to outscore Continue Reading