WHAT'S HOT I started reading about pigments lately; initially out of curiosity, but since there is in fact a lot to do with them it actually became part of my future shopping list. First let's go back to the roots; what is paint made of ? In a nutshell, most paints are made by mixing... Continue Reading →
Isle of Skye: Journeyman expands the 2016 Kennerspiel des Jahres winner from Andreas Pelikan and Alexander Pfister with new player boards that track "your progress in terms of strength, prosperity and popularity", with new scoring tiles that reflect these traits and a journeyman pawn that travels the islands to activate tiles. As each progress step... Continue Reading →
WHAT'S HOT ? I was looking at the next Crisis event in Antwerpen and it's scheduled on November 4th. If you don't know what to expect, have a look at a few pictures from Crisis 2016 on BGG to get an idea. There will be also a huge second hand sale as previous years. Good... Continue Reading →
WHAT'S HAPPENING I've been looking around at shops to buy some nice models to paint - one day when I'll be good - and found that the Creature Caster figures are particularly nice & detailed. I'm now looking for something similar but done in Europe for a relative good price (price tag isn't bad but... Continue Reading →
The Laws of Lions and The Song of Soaksend are two new deluxe expansions for the 2016 expandable card game, Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn by Isaac Vega. The expansions are also designed by Vega and are slated to come out at this... Continue Reading →
You may have heard of Rhino Hero. One part Jenga, one part… well, it largely resembled Jenga, albeit featuring a chunky rhinoceros who had a tendency to make his tower of cards crumple to the table. It was an utter delight, the sort of game that packed a minimum of everything — size, rules, setup — except fun. It had as much of that as its titular hero’s daily caloric intake.
After its well-deserved success, HABA have seen fit to give tubby little Rhino Hero a second outing. It’s bigger, it’s brasher, and yes, it’s better. Though it makes some sacrifices along the way.
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Might be useful to some of you - hereby the list of "tokens" representing characters for each of the Imperial Assault game boxes. It's by Character - Faction - Set below: Core box: Han Solo - Rebel - Core Chewbacca - Rebel - Core Rebel Troopers - Rebel - Core Rebel Saboteurs - Rebel... Continue Reading →
I don't own any of the "Tiny" series out there (and there are quite a bunch) but this one might just make it into my collection because the theme reminds me of the Legend of Zelda series and this seems to be an homage to those games. Tiny Epic Quest is a dice rolling, grid... Continue Reading →
For those who plan to go to Spiel 2017 this year, the BGG preview list should help you identifying which games you really want to see. Better make your list and identify at which booth it's available so you don't loose time looking around once you're on the floor of the Messe. I had several... Continue Reading →