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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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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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 has a beautiful and elegant design. Legendary Forests is a great entry game for the family, and it feels reminiscent of the classic game, Dominoes. In Legendary Forests, […]

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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 are featuring Call to Adventure. This Tableau Building game is 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 […]

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Bunny Kingdom: Spotlight Series

This week at the shop, come check out Richard Garfield’s Bunny Kingdom. Bunny Kingdom is a card drafting and territory control game where players are conquering a newfound world on behalf of the great Bunny King! The game consists of four rounds, and each round has 3 different phases. The Exploration Phase comes first. Each […]

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Century Golem Edition: Spotlight Series

This week at the shop we played Century: Golem Edition, a re-skin on the original Century: Spice Road, published  by Plan B Games. Century: Golem is a light strategy game and a great introduction to card drafting and hand building mechanics. These mechanics are similar to ones found in more complex games like Architects of […]

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