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Family in Game Reviews

Emperor’s Hand

21 April, 2017 | Your Opinion

GAMEPLAY OVERVIEW Trick-taking games are one of the earliest types of card games. They were invented in China and spread westwards during the early part of the second millennium. In this game, the designer, Stephen Coffey decided to go back... more!

Karuba

4 February, 2017 | Your Opinion

This will spoil the review a bit, but “Karuba” was a nominee for the “Spiel des Jahres 2016” award for a good reason. Published in 2015 “Karuba” is one of the first family-weight games coming from HABA, a new successful... more!

The Pursuit of Happiness

26 October, 2016 | Your Opinion

I guess you have probably played Life in your awkward youth, right? If you haven’t, it’s not a problem, because you can make it up by playing The Pursuit of Happiness, a cool worker placement game by Stronghold Games and... more!

Escape the Curse of the Temple

17 September, 2016 | Your Opinion

The reason I’ll be talking about Escape the Curse of the Temple instead of the more recent Escape Zombie City is simply because it was the very first real-time game I’d ever played, so it holds a special place in... more!

Mint Works

6 September, 2016 | Your Opinion

The moment I learned about worker-placement games, I classified them as my favorite type of board game. Naturally, I did my research to learn more about them, until I came upon a Kickstarter campaign which blew my mind. The reason... more!

Mysterium

5 September, 2016 | Your Opinion

Sometimes a game title alone could catch your eye and make you want to play without knowing what it is about. For me, that game was Mysterium. It is a cooperative game for 2 to 7 players, translated from the... more!