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Games You Didn’t Know Were 20+ Years Old

There are many great games that people know are at least twenty years old. Settlers of Catan (1995) for instance. Space Hulk (1989) is another. Here’s a list of great games you might not have realized had reached their twentieth anniversary and then some. El Grande Wolfgang Kramer & Richard Ulrich | 2-5 players | 60-120 minutes | 1995 Set […]

Best Heavy Games for 6+ Players

When people think about games that play well with six or more players, they often think of party games. While party games are lots of fun, there are plenty of games that offer more choice than which position to stand in or which word to guess. Today, we’re talking about heavy games that play best with six […]

Tabletop with Table Talk

There is usually a healthy amount of discussion that occurs at a game table. You’re there with your friends. You’re playing games and having a good time. But what happens when games force you to talk about the game and how it’s being played? Here’s a list of games that turn trash talk into table […]

Kids’ Games that are Great for Kids at Heart

Many people develop a love of board games as children. It is not uncommon for adult gamers to want to pass that love of games onto their children. However, not everyone played games as a child, and not everyone has children. That doesn’t mean that games designed for children can’t be enjoyed by adults. Today, we talk […]

microfilms

[microfilms] is a micro-deduction game set in the world of [redacted]. Designed by David J. Mortimer (Pocket Imperium) and Dávid Turczi ([redacted]), [microfilms] pits spy against spy in the Ambassador’s high-stakes game of intel and intrigue. Be the first player to find the intel and reveal the identities of your opponents, and you’ll infiltrate the […]

…and then we held hands.

…and then we held hands is a non-verbal, cooperative game about balancing relationships. Without speaking, the two players must strategically play cards to meet the emotional objectives of the players, each from their own perspective. …and then we held hands was designed by David Chircop and Yannick Massa as part of Global Game Jam in […]

The garden party has been redacted

[redacted] is a game of intrigue and espionage. Intel is located and retrieved. Players radio for extraction via helicopters, which can be blown up by their enemies. Probably. You see, at the beginning of [redacted], you have no idea where everybody’s loyalties lie. Adding to the confusion, encounters are double-blind, so only the two players involved […]