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Glass Road Review

Review posted January 07, 2021 by Jay Kay

Uwe Rosenberg is famous for his rather large and meaty Euro game with loads of components and options. This one differs a bit and plays an important role in the designers arsenal of great games.

Reprint of Glass Road 2021

News posted January 07, 2021 by Jay Kay

The old classic Glass Road has been out of print for quite some time. Its rerelease is in the making though, and is estimated to hit the stores in the middle of 2021.

Stefan Felds Bonfire

News posted October 06, 2020 by Jay Kay

The legendary German designer Stefan Feld have a new game in the pipe, Bonfire, which is a engine-builder kind of game that involves a board, cards, meeples, chits etc, pretty much everything you would expect from a Feld design.

Drakborgen on Kickstarter

News posted May 05, 2020 by Jay Kay

Good news for our Swedish readers! The old classic Drakborgen is getting reprinted via Kickstarter. Too bad there will not be an English version at this time. Anyway, Drakborgen is also known as Dungeonquest which is quite popular even though it's quite inferior to the original.

Terraforming Mars

Review posted May 18, 2019 by 5ce1aa379fe50a72bf2b659d

A huge variety of cards and a myriad of ways to chain them into powerful engines is the heart of Terraforming Mars, and this is what makes it into such an enjoyable game with high replay value. Enjoy this review by guest-star Callan Bond.

On Mars

Review posted April 27, 2019 by 5cc601b2ff87165e3136935d

William Aukes has been playtesting the new title by the renowned Vital Lacerda, for 5 months. Is it any good? Is it your next buy? Well, read on and find out!

Reiner Knizia's Babylonia

News posted April 10, 2019 by Jay Kay

The Spanish publisher Ludonova has announced Reiner Knizia's Babylonia. Not alot is known so far, but we do know it's a tile laying game, in which "chaining" the tiles is an important mechanic, since scoring relies on these long chains, the score which is awarded continuously.

Bärenpark expansion

News posted February 16, 2019 by Jay Kay

Lookout Games are releasing a expansion for Bärenpark in 2019. It's at a prototype state at the moment, and it's called Die Grizzlies sind los!, which translates to The Grizzilies are loose!. This expansion will consist of three different modules, two "core" modules and one smaller module with new achievement tiles.

Caverna: The Forgotten Folk

News posted January 31, 2019 by Jay Kay

Caverna: The Forgotten Folk is being released in the US as we speak. It's an expansion for Uwe Rosenbergs behemoth Caverna, and one interesting thing is that it originated as a fan project on BoardGameGeek, and Caverna publisher Lookout Games decided to work with the designer to develop this material and release it as an official expansion.

On Mars by Vital Lacerda

News posted January 21, 2019 by Jay Kay

The Portuguese designer Vital Lacerda, known for titles such as Vinhos, Lisboa, and CO₂, is working on a game named On Mars.

Like the name suggests, the game is set on Mars, and the players take the roles as chief austronats working for private space exploration companies. They are to develop the biggest, most advanced colony on mars scoring points for different mission goals and hidden corporate agendas.
Mining, building, exploring, upgrading buildings, recruiting and managing settlers are their tasks, aswell as getting power to the colonies.
In the end, the colony should be self-sufficient.

Suburbia: Collector's Edition

News posted January 08, 2019 by Jay Kay

Bézier Games has announced a Collector's Edition of their city building game, Suburbia.

This version of the game will include the two Suburbia expansions Suburbia Inc and Suburbia 5*, and the two mini expansions "Essen SPIEL" and "Con Tiles", and a new expansion aswell, "Nightlife" which like the name suggests, will focus on locations are that are more active in the evening hours.

The game has been redesigned with 3D artwork, which will be printed on much larger tiles than the regular version.

Railways of Portugal

News posted December 17, 2018 by Jay Kay

Vital Lacerdas map from Age of Steam is now coming to Railways of the World!
The project will be launched as a kickstarter project, starting at January the 3rd.
Description from the publisher:

Railways of Portugal expands the Railways of the World series with a new map of Portugal designed by Vital Lacerda (The Gallerist, Lisboa, etc.).
You plan and lay track, upgrade your trains, sell goods to other cities, and use operation cards to become the richest in Portugal! Balance your budget wisely, since taking too many bank bonds can ruin your business over the course of the game.
Foreseeing your competitors moves and making well thought out moves for yourself will ensure you an undisputed railroad empire!