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 […]

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A Tale of Two Essens

In October of each year, the city of Essen, Germany, hosts Internationale Spieltage SPIEL, arguably the most prestigious board game trade fair. The Messe Essen convention center turns into a funhouse packed with game demos, sales tables, and board game geeks. The fair inspires awe and anticipation, as publishers release their latest games and savvy […]

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 […]