Category Archives: Board Games

Isle of Skye : A Play The Game Boardgame Review

Recently, while at Gen Con 2016, I picked up a copy of the Kennerspiel de Jahres 2016 award winner, Isle of Skye.  And I can tell you right now, I’m very happy to have done so. In Isle of Skye, players take on the roles of Scottish Clan Lords, involved in the purchasing of land to help further increase their control of the Isle of Skye.  At least, thematically, this is what the game is about. Broken down into a five round game, each player…

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Pandemic: Legacy

Alex, Jason, Molly and I have all decided to test our friendship.  We have, as a group, purchased a copy of Pandemic: Legacy.  I’ll chart our progress here as we go. The number of games that can be played range from 12 to 24.  If we successfully complete our objectives every month, we will save the world in twelve months time.  If we don’t, well, that number of plays becomes much higher. Follow us here as we test our mettle and the bonds of friendship…

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Cat Tower from IDW now on Kickstarter!

CAT TOWER IS AVAILABLE ON KICKSTARTER!  BACK THE NEW STACKING GAME THAT REQUIRES FELINE-LIKE DEXTERITY San Diego, CA (August 18, 2015) –Today marks the launch of IDW Games and Pandasaurus’ official Kickstarter for Cat Tower. Cat Tower is a lethally cute, dexterity-based, paper-craft cat stacking game by Taiwanese designer, Aza Chen. The uproarious player interaction and unique, unwieldy cat components make Cat Tower an instant obsession for anyone who plays it. “Upon first look, we fell madly, deeply in love with Cat Tower,” said Molly Wardlaw of Pandasaurus Games. “We knew everyone that got ahold of it would feel the same. It was…

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Castles of Mad King Ludwig

  In the tile-laying game Castles of Mad King Ludwig, players are tasked with building an amazing, extravagant castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria…one room at a time. You see, the King loves castles, having built Neuschwanstein (the castle that inspired the Disney theme park castles) and others, but now he’s commissioned you to build the biggest, best castle ever — subject, of course, to his ever-changing whims. Each player acts as a building contractor who is adding rooms to the castle he’s building…

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