Nessos: Spotlight Series

Nessos box

Recently, our board gaming community has been really into deduction and bluffing games at our game nights. So, this week we decided to take a look at Iello’s take on this genre, and play Nessos. Like most deduction games, Nessos is has very few rules and is easy to pick up. Nessos is playable for […]

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Tonari: Spotlight Series

Later today we are participating in 816 Day, a River Market wide event lasting from 6 PM until 10 PM. Join us to play some lawn games and sign up for a board game giveaway! We have Tonari on the demo table this weekend as well, so stop inside the shop to play a few […]

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Century A New World: Spotlight Series

Century: A New World is the third and final installment from the Century series, published by Plan B games. You may play A New World by itself, or in combination with Spice Road and Eastern Wonders. Although A New World is simple by itself, it becomes more complex as additional games and mechanics are introduced. […]

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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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Journey Wrath of Demons: Spotlight Series

Last week at the shop we learned Journey: Wrath of Demons! In this cooperative game, you and other players take control over the 4 pilgrims, attempting to save ancient China from fierce demons! Choose to attack or cleanse the demons to shape the path and stories of your Pilgrims. Journey is played over a series […]

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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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