When Sentinels of the Multiverse came out, it rightly turned some faces. Because the game is rather terrific. Or I think so at least. Not everyone liked it, like my colleague Michael, who found it too bland for his card games tastes. To each their own! Now, after a few expansion, a few more hundred illustrations, more heroes, more villains and more games, Greater than … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode The Boardgame Review Room: Sentinel Tactics
Oh no… Invasion! is a small coop game by FableSmith and designer Joost Das, the same clever guy who brought us Ortus. This time, far from being a competitive game, is a cooperative one. And one that holds no punches in being difficult to beat. Our planet is being invaded by a number of aliens that come in many shapes and sizes and we have to ally our forces to defeat … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Oh no… INVASION!
Ark of Animals is the most recent game from the Polish company Historical Games Company and the first they target to a younger audience rather that to heavy gamers. In the games, players have to fill Noah’s Ark with animals and be careful where they place them to make sure animals are compatible with each other. No matter how much they need to survive, a lion in close … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Ark of Animals
Pixel Tactics was released by one of my favourite companies, Level 99 a while ago to great success, but not enough because Level 99 deserve a lot of success. They have consistently released good quality games of a variety of styles and genres, including Roleplaying Games, card games and iPad games. Pixel Tactics is a game for two players that plays in about 30 to 45 … [Read more...] about Podcast Eposide – The Board Game review Room: Pixel Tactics
Smash Up, published by Alderac Entertainment Group in 2012, has seen quite a success for a card game that, by just reading its description, shouldn’t work. It sounds totally bonkers. Mix two decks of totally themes that you wouldn’t think of mixing, like Zombies and Fairies, give each Zombie and each Fairy an ability to do something and then send them forth to conquer bases … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Smash Up!