Review: Godforsaken Scavengers

Overview Godforsaken Scavengers is a solitaire, survival card game for 1 to 6 players, ages 14 and up, designed by Tomáš Bachtík and Tomáš Felcman, and published by Drawblack. Games are intended to last between 20 and 45 minutes. Setup Being a card game, the sole component of Godforsaken Scavengers is cards and setup consists of shuffling those cards to…

Review: Tsuro of the Seas

Overview Tsuro of the Seas is a abstract strategy game for 2 to 8 players, ages 8 and up, designed by Tom McMurchie and Jordan Weisman, and published by Calliope Games. Games are intended to last around 30 minutes. Setup In addition to the game board, Tsuro of the Seas has three major components: tiles, ships, and…

Review: Smash Up

Overview Smash Up is a competitive, “shufflebuilding” card game for 2 to 4 players, ages 12 and up, designed by Paul Peterson, and published by Alderac Entertainment Group. Games are intended to last around 45 minutes. Setup As Smash Up is a card game, setup is mostly shuffling decks of cards. It can go as quickly as…

Review: Medabots Robattle

You may recall from my original posts about Medabots way back in May that I said I’d do a write up about the rules and what not. Well, here we are. This isn’t going to be a review in the traditional sense, rather, I’m just going to lay out the rules to the game and maybe…

Review: Siggil

Overview Siggil is a competitive card game for 2 to 4 players (or a solitaire card game for 1 player), ages 8 and up, designed by Henri Kermarrec, and published by Capsicum Games. Games are intended to last around 20 minutes. Please bear in mind that this review will be mostly for the solo variant of…

Review: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game

Overview The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game (also known as The Lord of the Rings LCG) is a cooperative, deck building card game for 1 to 4 players, ages 13 and up, designed by Nate French, and published by Fantasy Flight Games. Games are intended to last between 30 and 90 minutes. Switching Things…

Review: Guillotine

I usually like to have a picture of my copy of the game on here, but, for reasons that will be discussed later, we no longer have the original box (at least, not to my knowledge). Overview Guillotine is a competitive card game for 2 to 5 players, ages 12 and up, designed by Paul…