Of Dice & Meeples
Happy Mother's Day! Below you'll find a brief description and a link to each article or review we posted this week.
Monday: No Siesta
Last week we took a look at a short article on roll and write games by Boardgameduel. No Siesta from Stronghold Games is a roll and write game that forces players to make many strategic decisions.
Since it released, Gloomhaven from Cephalofair Games has been sitting near the top of the Board Game Geek hottest games list. This legacy game pushes the envelope of cooperative dungeon crawlers
The meat of Gloomhaven is its combat system. To understand how it works, we found a scenario playthrough by Rolling Solo.
Yamatai is the latest game from Days of Wonder, boasting significant complexity and player interaction. Every action you take in Yamatai directly effects the opportunities of your opponents.
I hope you found something that interests you and enjoyed the reviews. Happy gaming!
Another week of awesome reviews and articles! You'll find a brief description and a link to each article below. Monday: This War of Mine This War of Mine: The Board Game from Awaken Realms was massively successful on Kickstarter and already has a plethora of expansions. Players must work together to survive in a war torn landscape, [...]
Be prepared for a whole lot of my own opinion. I know there are many other gamers with preferences similar to mine who will be glad for this warning. What are those preferences? I like games that have low luck, many viable strategies to explore, an interesting theme conveyed through elegant design, and that can be played in about [...]
Another week of awesome reviews and articles! You'll find a brief description and a link to each article below. Monday: Near and Far Near and Far is coming soon from Red Raven Games. It's part of the new era of legacy games that can be replayed again and again even after you've finished the campaigns. Rahdo Runs [...]
We found some awesome reviews this week! Check out the links below. Monday: Starfall We took another look at Starfall, an auction/set collection game from Pandasaurus Games. The beautifully minimalistic art and simple mechanics makes the game approachable for casual gamers. For such a light game, however, Starfall has a surprising amount of strategy. Video review by Gameboygeek: [...]
Many of our best selling items here at Gameshelf come from the Catan universe. We’ve seen thousands of road pieces, settlements, and cities. No other big title has such inconsistency in manufacturing from game to game. Pieces often vary in color, from vibrant to muted, shape, some cut with sharp lines and others more rounded, and texture, from rough [...]
Happy Easter! Check out the reviews for the epic games we've highlighted this week! Below you’ll find links each article with a brief description. Monday: Yeti Mountain We took a look at the wacky Kickstarter project, Yeti Mountain. Tuesday: Too Many Bones Too Many Bones by Chip Theory Games is now available for preorder on Kickstarter. This game is bringing clever [...]
Kickstarter is a hatchery for some of the coolest and craziest board game ideas. For better or for worse, most of them never escape the project page. Far from its goal and with only six days left, Yeti Mountain is doomed to this end. It isn’t hard to see why. It’s a children’s game, with mechanics reminiscent [...]
We are big fans of board games here at Gameshelf. Throughout the week we find and reposted insightful reviews for games that have piqued our curiosity. Below you’ll find links to each of those articles with a brief description so that you can check them out yourself. Monday: Aeon's End Aeon's End: War Eternal is currently 800% funded on Kickstarter. This [...]
We are big fans of board games here at Gameshelf. Throughout the week we’ve found and reposted insightful reviews for games that have piqued our curiosity. Below you’ll find links to each of those articles with a brief description so that you can check them out yourself. Monday: Grimm Forest Grimm Forest by Druid City Games is on Kickstarter right now. This [...]