Mysterium (REVIEW)

A haunted manor, a tragic murder, a group of psychic investigators, and a séance to contact the dead. Mysterium is an asynchronous cooperative game where a single player will assume the role of the ghost, contacting the other players exclusively through visions and dreams in the form of highly abstract and exceedingly vague clue cards…

5 Games to Replace the Classics

Monopoly. Scrabble. Risk. Clue. Chess. These are some of the most popular and best-selling board games of all time, and chances are you’ve played most of them. These also tend to be the games that immediately enter into the consciousness of someone when you ask them to think of their favorite board game. For better…

One Night Ultimate Werewolf (REVIEW)

“Werewolves…open your eyes.” These are some of the first words you’ll hear when playing One Night Ultimate Werewolf. This app-driven, 3-10 player condensed version of the much more involved Ultimate Werewolf takes place over the course of 10 minutes of real-time deduction. Players will assume various roles such as Robber, Hunter, Insomniac, Minion, and of…

8 Games to Play Around Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and in a few days (if not already) most of the Halloween movie marathons will begin. Even TV shows have their annual specials, like The Simpson’s Treehouse of Horrors. If you’re looking to do something a little different this year, instead of gathering around to passively watch something, why…

Small World Storage Solution

Small World is one of my favorite games. I’ve purchased several of the race and power expansions, adding even more variety and chaos into the mix. The core box for Small World was eloquently designed, as is the standard for Days of Wonder, with every component having enough space carved out of the insert to…

Time’s Up: Title Recall (REVIEW)

No one really wants to play charades. If you’ve ever been forced to pantomime in front of a group of strangers and semi-acquaintances, you know how awkward it can be, especially if you end up getting something that you just have no idea how to portray. You know what also sucks? Trivia. Who cares if…

Cash ‘n Guns Second Edition (REVIEW)

In a shocking turn of events, pointing a gun at someone can be fun and safe! Cash ‘n Guns pits between 4 to 8 players against each other in a game of quick-draw. Be the last thief standing and reap the rewards, and over the course of 8 rounds, steal the most money and valuable…