Onirim is a solitaire card game in the style of match three from hell. It is for 1-2 players and should only take around 20 to 30 minutes to play. It has incredibly high ratings on most game forums, so I was pretty excited to try it out. This is the package you get to open when you buy this game. It’s beautiful, it’s creepy, it’s thematic. It comes with seven expansions and … [Read more...] about Onirim – Game Review
Just a decade ago, things like Facebook and Twitter were starting to become popular, and cellphones still needed to be flipped or slid open. Many people everywhere were charged per text, and data was almost non-existent. Now, no matter where you go, people are glued to their phones. With unlimited access to infinite information, social media, and entertainment, society holds … [Read more...] about What do You Meme? – Game Review
Let’s talk about Werewolf. If you’re familiar, it started as a simple card game where players are either a villager or a werewolf. The goal of the werewolves is to kill all the villagers and not get caught; the goal of the villagers is to flush out the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Since its inception, there have been at least four or five different versions. One Night … [Read more...] about A Comparison of Werewolf: Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow vs. Daybreak
In case you did not know, libraries these days circulate—that is, allow you to borrow—more items than just books, including board games. Sometimes these games must stay in the library, but still, it is worth taking the time to check whether your local public library has a copy of Ticket to Ride before you drop the money on the game without knowing whether you will like … [Read more...] about 20 Board Games Librarians Say are Best for Having in the Library!
Personal Experience If you like the idea of Risk but don’t have 300 hours to play a board game, might I recommend Rex: Final Days of an Empire. This intensely thematic strategy game is set in the crumbling world of the Twilight Imperium universe and offers a tantalizing mixture of strategizing, scheming, and sneaking around to ally with or double cross your fellow … [Read more...] about Rex Final Days of an Empire: Game Review