It makes me enormously happy – smug, almost – to say that Klask isn’t just good in the context of “for a poor man’s crokinole”. It’s just brilliant.
Game Type: Competitive - high interaction
Competitive games with high interaction
Guns or Treasure is a quick card game which pitches rival players as pirates, aiming to take the most treasure, and with it, infamy!
A post-apocalyptic, pretzels & Pabst, petrol-powered, powder keg of a game
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.
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
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.
There’s something about seeing how far you can push the whims of Lady Luck, in a safe environment, that appeals to pretty much everyone.
Not too many games put you in charge of your own cult. Fewer still task you with collecting the souls of the host city’s inhabitants by killing them all.
BCE 44 builds on the infamous events of the eponymous year when Julius Caesar was assassinated on the floor of the Senate, by a group of senators who worried that he had too much power over the empire
The Gig is a new mixture of genres to me. When it comes to board games, regular readers know I love roll- or flip-and-writes. While I’ve tried lots of different kinds, I’ve never played one with a real-time element.