The aim of the game is to place tiles with at least one of the coloured symbols on the tile, matching an adjacent coloured symbol already on the board, but here's the kicker... There are four colours, one for each player and whoever’s colour is played adjacent, they are the ones who score the points, not the person who played the tile!
In Lander you are playing as one of four possible corporations who together, have funded a space mission to colonise a new planet. Before the arrival of the 5,000 strong colony, a small team of personnel are sent to prepare the planet for habitation. However, upon entering the atmosphere a huge electrical storm resulted in a crash landing, killing most of the crew.
'Herrlof’ - Norse, meaning "praise gained in war” Herrlof is a two-person Viking trick taking game from Jolly Dutch and plays in around 30 minutes. As Vikings you will battle it out to be the first player to score 50 points by winning tricks but most importantly by correctly predicting just how many tricks you … Continue reading Preview – Herrlof
OVERVIEW Post Mortem LA: Death in La La Land is not your traditional board game, it's not even a escape room type game, but it is a tabletop game in that we sat at the table to play it so I guess it counts? Either way it was a really fun and unique experience which … Continue reading Review – Post-Mortem LA: Death in La La Land [Spoiler Free]
Spire’s End is a card game reminiscent of the Choose Your Own Adventure books of the ’80s. With striking artwork in a simple colour palette of red, white and black, this is a dark adventure for 1 or 2 players.
OVERVIEW Escape Room in a Box: Flashback is pretty much exactly what you expect from the title... except for the fact that you are not trapped in a room at all and the sensible thing to do is just leave, but more on that later! The backstory here is that a mad scientist has turned … Continue reading Review – Escape Room in a Box: Flashback [Spoiler Free]
Occult is a 2 - 5 player card game with heavy take that elements as well as set collection. You will take on the role of a cultist, summoning monsters to take over the world, whilst slaying the monsters of your enemies or playing cards to hinder them so that you can reign supreme! You … Continue reading Preview – Occult
OVERVIEW For those of you familiar with Ticket to Ride or Ticket to Ride: Europe, feel free to skip to the quick comparison further down! For those of you new to the world of Ticket to Ride, well you're in for a treat, because they are a wonderful range of gateway games which I highly … Continue reading Review – Ticket to Ride: London
OVERVIEW Roll and Write games are having a moment right now with everyone wanting to get in on the action and honestly I love it! I really enjoy Roll and Write games so I’m always happy to discover a new one to play. One of the latest offerings comes from Portal Games, Imperial Settlers: Roll … Continue reading Review – Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write
OVERVIEW Villagers is a card drafting and tableau building game set after a plague which has displaced villagers and workers from their settlements. As the founder of a new burgeoning village you must choose which new villagers to take in and which to leave on the road. You will need to manage your resources to … Continue reading Review – Villagers