In Jaipur by GameWorks you are competing for the Maharajah’s favour to become the best market trader.
In Underleague by Cogwright Games you and up to four other players battle it out by building up a powerful deck of card.
In Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig by Stonemaier Games and Bézier Games you build two castles – one with the player to your left, the other with the player to your right. The game is a mash-up of Between Two Cities and Castles of Mad King Ludwig.
Black Mirror: Nosedive by Asmodee / Mixlore is based on a specific episode of the TV series by the same name.
Here is the classic Pandemic by Z-Man Games which I was given as a Christmas present. Co-operative games aren’t always my thing, but this game was definitely worth a try.
Here is the long-awaited first expansion to Wingspan by Stonemaier Games. The Wingspan: European Expansion adds over 80 European bird cards, new coloured eggs and some special new bird abilities.
Key Flow by Huch! is part of the Key series of games. Key Flow is a card game where players develop their own unique village to gain resources and make points.
Here is the successor, aka re-implementation, aka expansion to Silver. In fact, Silver Bullet can be played independently of Silver, but you can also mix the two decks together. The rules of both games are basically the same, except for the card effects. Bézier Games has really created an interesting way of creating a series of games that all work the same, but still create a new level of interest.
Here is the successor to The Mind, where this time you don’t just play cards in ascending order, but also in descending order. That takes The Mind Extreme by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag to the next level of madness.
You build track on either the London or Berlin underground maps to get passengers to travel along your routes in On the Underground London/Berlin by LudiCreations.
In Startropolis by Petersen Games, you competitively build a 3D space station by attaching modules to a central core, while following certain attachment rules.
The Fan Box #1 by Red Raven Games contains expansions for Above and Below, Empires of the Void II, Eight Minute Empire: Legends, and Haven.
Exploriana by Triple Aces Games is set at the end of the 19th century where players go out on expeditions around the world to discover new animals, plants and artefacts.
In Eight-Minute Empire: Legends by Red Raven Games you try and control areas on a map by playing cards for actions and as sets.
In Volleyball High by Medieval Lords you have two teams competing on the court to come out victorious. It’s a quick, fun card game that really brings across the excitement of a live volleyball match.
Welcome to Arzium, where you and up to three other players use your adventurer cards to play token in specific patterns onto a shared map in order to control an area, which will add new and more powerful adventurers to your group. There is a lot of gentle player interaction in Roam by Red Raven Games.
Build a path through a horizontally scrolling laboratory, collecting coins and avoiding obstacles along the way, in the app to boardgame conversion Jetpack Joyride by Lucky Duck Games.
In Tapestry by Stonemaier Games you grow your civilization from humble beginnings in ancient times into a prosperous people in the far future.
In Photosynthesis by Blue Orange Games you plant seeds and grow your trees to absorb the most sunshine and ensure your species grows bigger and faster than others.
The stock market is in turmoil. There is a financial crisis. Companies’ solvency is in doubt. Panic selling has started for some securities. The year is 1792, and 24 stockbrokers meet in Wall Street in New York under a buttonwood tree to sign an agreement that creates a new way of securities trading, which creates a closed market where everyone can trust each other to honour payments and where investments are legitimate. In Exchange: A Stock Trading Game of Strategy & Wit by Eric Sillies, you are one of the group of 24 and you have to use your wit and cunning to take the beginnings of a new stock exchange to what will eventually become the New York Stock Exchange.
FlickFleet by Eurydice was such a nailbiting campaign on Kickstarter, and there is a lot of love that has gone into the game. Find out more in this unboxing video.
In Tiny Epic Mechs by Gamelyn Games you control a meeple in a battle arena against other players and try to suit up with your mech suit and reach the giant mech in the middle before your opponents do, all the while avoiding turrets and attacks.
In Microbrew by One Free Elephant you try to mix up your copper and brew the best beers to sell to your thirsty customers. This 2 player mint tin game is a lot of fun, and in this video you will see what comes in the box.
Six Gun Showdown by Redwell Games is a quick card and dice game. Check out this video to find out what comes in the box.
If you fancy yourself as a police detective, then try the amazing Portal Games game Detective. In this video I show what comes in the box.
In this video you will see what come with the Folded Space insert for Clans of Caledonia by Karma Games.
I thought it’s time to add my unboxing videos to my blog, so here is the first of these types of blog posts. However, it’s not my first unboxing video of course.
In this video I unbox the prototypes of the new game by Wren Games called Sensor Ghosts, and the expansion to Assembly called Re-Sequence & Override.