Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is the Papillon by Kolossal Games! Papillon is a tile drafting and laying game for up to four players, but it's got a gorgeous theme and some interesting twists on the genre that make it surprisingly clever and strategic. There's a few different elements to Papillon that make it much … Continue reading Papillon
Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is GladiGala by the awesome guys at Tyto Games! GladiGala is a 2-4 player skirmish game set in ancient Rome. Players take the role of gladiator school leaders, and must use their gladiators tactically to achieve victory by outmaneuvering their opponents. Each game consists of two rounds - the most … Continue reading GladiGala
Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is Valhallamas by Fidget Creative. Valhallamas is a fast-paced card battling game, with a hilarious theme (llamas are as cute as they are nasty, so they kinda fit perfectly as cartoony vikings). The cardplay is fairly simple in Valhallamas - up to six players duke it out by drawing, playing, … Continue reading Valhallamas
Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is Blume, a lightweight tile-placement and puzzly economy game by Yanaguana Games. First and foremost, Blume looks gorgeous. The art is bright and colorful and lends itself well to the theme of players growing the best flowers in their greenhouses. Everything from the flower tiles to the wooden markers to … Continue reading Blume
Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down, a strategic miniatures game by Grey Fox Games - makers of one of my all-time faves, Champions of Midgard. Tsukuyumi's unique sci fi setting includes killer robots, sad whales and moon demons. This clearly isn't your grandpa's strategy game. Up to four players (more with … Continue reading Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down
Hey, gang! Today's Kickstarter Highlight is Life Siphon from the awesome team at Lay Waste Games (creators of one of my personal faves, Human Era). Lay Waste Games sets a high bar for product quality and gameplay, so I'm already excited for Life Siphon. In Life Siphon, you and up to 3 other players are … Continue reading Life Siphon
Hey, gang! I'm beyond excited about this first Kickstarter Highlight. If you've followed me for awhile or you know me in my personal life, you know I'm an advocate for better education of and for neurodiversity - specifically those on the autism spectrum. Time and time and time again, I've championed games as a tool … Continue reading Critical Core
Hey, gang! After a few months of doing the Kickstarter Roundups, I've decided to change things up a bit. Rather than doing a monthly post that showcases four or five of my favorite games coming out that month, I'm going to instead be highlighting a single game every weekday! (Okay, so that's not quite "daily," … Continue reading Daily Kickstarter Highlights!
Hey gang! Let's get into some of the awesome games out on Kickstarter this month, shall we? Coloma Coloma is a wild west themed worker placement game that offers more than just a fun theme. There's plenty of twists and innovations in the gameplay as well. My favorite mechanic is the simultaneous action selection - … Continue reading March Kickstarter Roundup!
Hey, gang! This polar vortex is doing a number on my health and sanity, but the silver lining in this -50 degree stormcloud is that I've gotten a lot of gaming in! The past few weeks, it's been mostly Magic the Gathering, but I've also been tinkering away at a new game design (nothing I'm … Continue reading February Kickstarter Roundup!