Game Category: Strategy

Strategy games

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Cubitos Review

Cubitos is a racing game from John D. Clair (Dead Reckoning, Mystic Vale, Space Base) and Alderac, which mixes frenetic jockeying for position with bag-building.

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The Quest for El Dorado Review

Designer extraordinaire – Reiner Knizia – created this deck-building game of exploration and adventure. Does it scratch that mosquito bite yearning for jungle escapades?

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Tabannusi: Builders of Ur Review

Dice as workers, a historical theme with an unusual name beginning with the letter T, and tons of depth – it’s all in there. Let’s take a look at Tabannusi.

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Crescent Moon Review

Wargames tend to do asymmetry best. Crescent Moon is the new kid on the block, moving the strategy to a non-specific Caliphate, somewhere out in the desert.

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Cloudspire Review

With its roots firmly in the MOBA and Tower Defence genres of video games, Cloudspire aims to replicate the feel of a game like League of Legends, but in a tabletop form

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Mini Express Review

A train game with a share and investment structure, but not too dense, and you still get to play with tiny trains?

Moonrakers Review

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but when I first heard of Moonrakers, I assumed it was something to do with the strangest James Bond film – Moonraker. It’s not though, it’s a deck-building semi-coop game from publisher IV Games, and it’s very clever.

Gutenberg Review

The first thing you’ll notice when you see Gutenberg on the table are the cardboard gears. I dare you to not play with the cogs, making them spin, as if you were two-years-old playing with a Fisher Price toy