When GenCon was stationed in Milwaukee, there was no doubt about the company who reigned over the event, TSR.
As more and more time passes and I am involved I this great hobby, my anticipation and tastes are changing.
Well over two years ago now, Fantasy Flight Games released Blood Bowl Team Manager The Card Game.
Just getting into my collection under the wire before the end of 2013, Steam Park by iello could be the very best game to hit my tabletop last year. It will hit it again and again in 2014 without a doubt.
There’s two paths that can chosen when converting a board game into an
iPad product and both can be fraught with as many dangers as the streets
and back alleys of Waterdeep.
Sometimes a game doesn't have to be 100 percent full of new ideas to be brilliant in design and execution. Rise of Augustus from Hurrican Games is just such a creation.
I have rarely had this much anticipation for the release of any tabletop game and certainly never for one that I paid just $15 to own. But that was certainly true for dungeon Roll from Tasty Minstrel Games.
Since discovering Carcassonne many years ago, I have kept my eye out for new tile-laying tabletop experiences to investigate. To go with that, I have long enjoyed the idea of city-building as a theme for gaming.
Let me start right at the beginning by saying I have not played Rattus, the very popular board game about the The Black Death that darkened Europe in the 1300s.