Raising the Stakes

One of the most satisfying feelings in gaming is the one that accompanies the visible growth of your engine. Be it a spectacular combination of cards, an impressive resource conversion cycle or a character able to take on bigger and badder foes, the basic idea is the same. We like to see our stuff develop.

Not made to last

The New Year has welcomed the boardgaming community with a great change. Twilight Struggle, the number one game in the BoardGameGeek ranking has been dethroned by an upstart – and one that people had been bombing with preventive ones for some time now.

Timing the Tableau

I love tableau building games. I find the idea of growing my own little creation from next to nothing to a sprawling interstellar empire, a city, or a whole civilization absolutely irresistible. This love is probably why I suffer through hardships I would otherwise find insufferable.