Bosk: Spotlight Series

This week at the shop we learned to play Bosk, a new game from Floodgate Games. Designers Daryl Andrews and Erica Bouyouris previously worked together on Roar: King of the Jungle, and Andrews was a designer for Sagrada. Bosk is a simple and elegantly designed game, where players create a forest park for visitors to

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Ganymede: Spotlight Series

Last week at the shop we learned Ganymede, a thematic space exploration games for up to four players! Ganymede looks great on the table and is fairly simple to learn. This lightweight strategy game features card drafting and  tableau building mechanics. In Ganymede, players select from a pool of cards to build their own board.

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Legendary Forests: Spotlight Series

Legendary Forests is a new release from IELLO, the same makers of Bunny Kingdom, which was a previous demo for the store. This game is simply, yet beautifully designed and can be a great entry game for the family, since it feels reminiscent of the game Dominoes. In Legendary Forests, players each choose a color

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Guardians: Spotlight Series

Guardians Board Game

This week at the shop we added Guardians to our play shelves. This cyberpunk hero themed card game is for 2 or 4 players, and is a great introduction to card management and more complex deck building mechanics. Guardians is easy to learn, quick to set up, and has an expected playtime of under an

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Journeys in Middle-Earth: Spotlight Series

Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth is a co-operative adventure game from Fantasy Flight. Since it is an app-assisted game, to play the game you will need to download an app, either on your phone, computer, or tablet. We enjoyed learning this game and unboxing all of its incredibly detailed components. Come check this

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Godsforge: Spotlight Series

Godsforge Board Game

Out on the table this week we have Godsforge, a simultaneous action taking card and dice game. Godsforge is a really quick game to learn, as well as play! Take on the role of sorcerers to cast spells and fight your opponents, until their health is reduced to zero. As usual, we will have it

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Tiny Towns: Spotlight Series

This week at the shop we played Tiny Towns, a new release from AEG. Play as the mayor of a small, developing forest town. Collect resources and construct buildings and earn victory points to win the game! The design of Tiny Towns is simple, yet charming and complex enough to appeal to most board game

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AEGIS: Spotlight Series

This week at the shop we played AEGIS: Combining Robot Strategy Game! Inspired by tabletop miniatures game, AEGIS streamlines the genre into a quick, easy to learn board game. Assemble your team of robots and fight other players until they are knocked out. We have this game on display on the shop for the weekend,

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Call to Adventure: Spotlight Series

This week at the shop we demoed Call to Adventure, a Tableau Building game powered by two brothers, Kickstarter, and fantasy authors Patrick Rothfuss and Brian Sanderson. Brotherwise Games, the makers of Boss Monster introduce a new character building experience inspired by fantasy stories. This week we played the base game, without the Adversaries and

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