Review: Anachrony

Time travel is a concept that is both fascinating and frustrating. It has inspired countless works of film and literature, with its enticing potential for intrigue and imagination.  Yet attempting to manipulate the rules of time is often fraught with unforeseen consequences for the protagonists — and gaping plot holes for the writers. Few have… Read More Review: Anachrony

Review: Santorini

On the BoardGameGeek database, a few things immediately stick out about Santorini. You might immediately notice the cutesy cover art, with the cartoon images of Poseidon and Aphrodite gazing gleefully over the picturesque town of Santorini. Or the ‘weight’ of the game as voted by BGG users, a mere 1.76 out of 5. This apparent… Read More Review: Santorini

Review: Captain Sonar

All crew – man your battlestations! There’s a unidentified object inbound, and it’s coming in hot. Deploy countermeasures — begin evasive maneuvers — brace for impact! Captain Sonar is about to enter the BGG Top 100! A bit dramatic perhaps? I’ll give you that. But it’s hard to overstate how fun, fast-paced, and exciting this… Read More Review: Captain Sonar

Review: Seafall

A couple of weeks ago, I finished my campaign of Seafall, an epic game of exploration on the high seas for 3-5 players. If you’re not familiar with Seafall or the concept of campaign (or ‘Legacy’) games, it is played over a number of sessions, as players make permanent changes to the game and the… Read More Review: Seafall