WAR ROOM

WAR ROOM

Designed by Larry Harris, Jr.Published by Nightingale Games (2019) Ladies and Gentlemen, we live in uncertain times. The game of Axis and Allies, beloved for so long, is no longer the sole occupant of that space in our hearts, reserved for those very special board...

Saddle Up for Sierra West

Saddle Up for Sierra West

In Sierra West, you do more than just explore the map. In this game for 1-4 players (there’s a solo version), you lead an expedition westward --- maybe a search for gold, or maybe lead a wagon train to set up some homesteads. The maps are not only different each time,...

Trogdor!! The Board Game

Trogdor!! The Board Game

Designed by: The Brothers Chaps & James ErnestPublished by: Harmless Junk Inc. in 2019Players: 1 - 6Time: 30 - 60 minutesAge: 14 & up In Trogdor!! The Board Game, players embrace the righteous goal of defending Trogdor’s inalienable right to burninate! So...

Top 5 Calamity Themed Games

Top 5 Calamity Themed Games

5. FIRE TOWER (2019) Designers: Samuel Bryant and Gwen RuellePublisher: Runaway Parade GamesPlayers: 2-4Time: 15-30 minutesAges: 14+ Most firefighting games have a strong cooperative aspect, but this one bucks the trend. Your most important priority is to defend your...

Top 5 Games Based on a Film

Top 5 Games Based on a Film

5 - WATERWORLD (1995) --- includes a Spoiler Alert Producer: Martin BradleyPlayers: 2-4Ages: 8+ Some people may laugh at the inclusion of this title. However, the movie once nicknamed Fishtar (after famed money-pit Ishtar) has aged well over the last 20+ years,...

Catch us at Dragon Con

Catch us at Dragon Con

Which Game First is headed to Dragon Con, August 29 though September 1. We will be chatting it up on gaming panels, and covering games and designers all across the game room floors! More information on our schedule coming soon!

INFERNAL INVASION

INFERNAL INVASION

A Designer from Doom and Quake gets CoOperative with Planet Apocolypse After raising $500,000 on Kickstarter (five times the original goal!) Planet Apocalypse is due finish production soon.  This Petersen Games Exclusive, designed by Sandy Petersen, is an exciting...

CARPE DIEM looks to seize awards

CARPE DIEM looks to seize awards

Carpe Diem, designed by Stephen Feld and published by Alea, serves 2-4 players, is up for Kennerspiel Des Jahres (Connoisseur’s Board Game of the Year).  The Spiel Des Jahres Awards, are given out by a jury of board game critics from Germany, Austria and Switzerland...

How Is MAGIC REALM Still A Thing?

How Is MAGIC REALM Still A Thing?

Magic Realm was released by Avalon Hill, with the specific purpose of . . . wait for it . . . competing head-to-head with Dungeons & Dragons! Magic Realm initially sold well, becoming Avalon Hill's second best selling game of 1979. And many have continued to play...

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