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Reviews & Impressions

Domaine; The Lesser Known Brother to Catan

Domaine; The Lesser Known Brother to Catan
Domaine is the ugly step child to Catan. Designed by Klaus Tauber, it's an excellent game that never quite saw the success that Catan did. Perhaps...

Rajas of the Ganges; A Beautiful Dice Based Worker Placement System

Rajas of the Ganges; A Beautiful Dice Based Worker Placement System
Rajas of the Ganges. What a fun game. But also a game I got rid of at one point, so you can't trust anything I say really.  I first played Rajas ...

Istanbul; A Delightful Puzzly Euro Experience

Istanbul; A Delightful Puzzly Euro Experience
Istanbul is a game I've played a few times...and while I quite enjoy it, I still don't love it. Fortunately my wife does (and keeps winning) and s...

The Castles of Burgundy; Stefan Feld's Masterpiece

The Castles of Burgundy; Stefan Feld's Masterpiece
I've been a fan of Stefan Feld since my first game of his; Castles of Burgundy. And while over the years his designs have come and gone (and in so...

Everdell; A Delightful World of Incredible Gameplay

Everdell; A Delightful World of Incredible Gameplay
Let's continue the trend of greenery in games I'm currently loving. First Carcassonne, then Parks and now Everdell. Does a green box count? If so ...

Parks; The Most Relaxing Way You'll Ever Screw With Your Friends

Parks; The Most Relaxing Way You'll Ever Screw With Your Friends
Last week Carcassonne, this week Parks. It's a great month for greenery. Parks is amazing. Go buy a copy now. Seriously. I'll wait. ... ...  Ok...

High Society; Elegance and Strategy Intertwined

High Society; Elegance and Strategy Intertwined
In the highly probable scenario that I were to be trapped on a desert island with two other hardcore gamers and a light, medium, and heavy game, I...

Res Arcana; The New Kid on the Block from Tom Lehmann

Res Arcana; The New Kid on the Block from Tom Lehmann
Arcane matters can be delightful So, there was I time in my life that Le Havre represented the apex of a gaming experience. (Thanks, Uwe:) That wa...

Vindication; Vying for Victory Via Vast Volumes of Variation

Vindication; Vying for Victory Via Vast Volumes of Variation
This past week I played Vindication for the very first time. And then proceeded to play it 4 more times over the next 2 days.  Vindication is a fa...

Coimbra; Why I'm Trading a Game I Respect

Coimbra; Why I'm Trading a Game I Respect
One of my business advisors, Rob Slee introduced me in his book ('Private Capital Markets', Wiley, 2011) to a concept called 'value worlds' with r...

Glen More II: Chronicles, a Beautiful and Worthy Succesor

Glen More II: Chronicles, a Beautiful and Worthy Succesor
Glen More II: Chronicles is a very pretty game. So pretty in fact, that I'm debating whether I'm just trying to justify keeping it because of that...

Tiny Epic Galaxies; A Lot of Game per Square Inch

Tiny Epic Galaxies; A Lot of Game per Square Inch
As I've written before, I'm a huge fan of games that pack strategy into small packages. In fact, 'strategic choices per cubic inch' may in fact be...