King Shag is an educational party game that can be played with 4 or more players Have you ever been drinking with friends when someone suggests playing Kings Cup but then no one can remember the rules? King Shag is Shannon Brocas’ twist on the classic drinking game. It comes with the rules ready to go,…

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An elegant and simple game of martial tactics for 2 players Onitama takes the elegance of games like Chess and removes the crippling analysis paralysis of having too many possible moves. Catch the other player’s Master (King) or get your Master to their Temple (their Master’s starting space). The game revolves around move cards; instead…

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7 Wonders: Duel is a card drafting, set collection game for two players based on the popular 7 Wonders card game Finally got to play through my copy of 7 Wonders Duel tonight and wow! What an awesome game. Easy to learn, I hate reading through manuals so I just watched a walkthrough on YouTube.  Not a…

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Ticket to Ride Europe takes you on a new train adventure across Europe. From Edinburgh to Constantinople and from Lisbon to Moscow, you’ll visit great cities of turn-of-the-century Europe. This game is really easy to learn. We are a family of ‘non-board gamers’ and I researched this game and was a little hesitant reading some…

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Sagrada is a game of dice drafting and window crafting for 1 to 4 players that plays in about 30 minutes. What a beautiful gem of a dice drafting game. It has beautiful coloured dice and boards that add a great tactile feel to the game. Players draft from a pool of dice trying to…

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Patchwork is a game for 2 players, created by designer legend Uwe Rosenberg, and meanwhile an international bestseller. This game is very cool. As beginning gamers, this was one of two games we chose and hasn’t disappointed. It is a very easy game to learn, but the more you play, the more complex it becomes…

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Pandemic is a highly rated cooperative board game for 2-4 players that simulates the fight against world wide plague. If you are one of those people, like I am, who can sometimes take a game too seriously and get angry at the people who are whipping you, then Pandemic is the game for you! Pandemic is…

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Hadrian’s Wall is a strategic, hand management, pencil and paper board game. David played this game last month at Board Games by the Bay. He enjoyed it so much, he asked for a copy for his birthday. Here is a great review from friend and fellow Hadrian’s Wall fan Telina. I am obsessed with this…

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