It’s pretty uncommon for a smash hit to be followed up by an even more popular sequel. If rating data on BoardGameGeek is any indication, the Pandemic Legacy series is no exception. The debut skyrocketed to #1 on the charts and still sits at #2, with roughly 28,000 ratings at an average of 8.7, as… Read More 3 Reasons Why Pandemic Legacy Season 2 is Even Better than Season 1
Sid – London – March 15, 2087 I need to return to the Haven at New Catalonia soon. But I promised to write in the journal this month, and it is good to work on my English. Our team tries always to communicate better. This month has been stressful. From the outset we have… Read More The Haven Journals: March 15, 2087
While I haven’t posted games news on this blog much so far, announcements like this one are too juicy not to share. In August 2018, Bézier Games will be releasing a game that I’ve been highly anticipating — Ultimate Werewolf LEGACY! Bézier has announced that the game will play out over a 16 game campaign,… Read More Breaking News: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Coming Summer 2018!
I’ve gotten a lot of great gaming sessions in these past few months. Consequently, there’s a long backlog building up of games that I haven’t quite had time to review in the usual full-length format. I’ll get around to some of these when the time is right, but for now, here are some brief thoughts… Read More Winter Recap
If you’ve been reading my site regularly, then I’m sure you’ve been wondering if I had dropped off the face of the earth. Sorry for the prolonged absence! I had a very busy few months at work and some other personal commitments, and the blog was one of the things that I just didn’t have… Read More Fall Recap
Sorry for the delay since the last update. Not a lot of movement to report in the past couple of months, but that should change soon with Gen Con right around the corner! I’ve changed this month’s format to show the year-to-date (YTD) change in each game’s rank. I’ve also changed the ‘Hot List’ to… Read More Rankings Update – August!
This week I’m publishing my review of Go, which is easily the oldest game in the current BGG Top 100. Go is believed to have been invented by a Chinese emperor (or a member of the royal court) more than 4,000 years ago. In anticipation of that review, I’ve reconstructed what the best board game rankings would have… Read More Top Ten Ancient Board Games