Monthly Archives: August 2014

BGB says:

Okay, this sounded lousy and, indeed, it’s like a lot of other better games (notably the marblelous Hop Hop Hooray!) but hey – it’s here on Amazon for less than $10.

Start of Game: 3:05 End Game Discussion: 22:15 Tonight on GameNight! Nikki, Aaron, Dave and Lincoln play Connect 4 Launchers published by Hasbro. For more information about Connect 4 Launchers: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/102219/connect-4-launchers

Read on, gamers… at Youtube

BGB says:

Great article from Forbes about board games!

A good board game is very different to a good video-game, but Skystones Smash walks the line perfectly. Skystones Smash takes the popular tile matching game from Skylanders Giants and gives it a shot in the arm. It cleverly hones the original version while expanding appeal to a wider audience of young and old players.

Read on, gamers… at Forbes

BGB says:

GEM is one of my favorite of the Pack O Game series. Every time we play it with people, they are surprised at its depth and tight decisions. It is no surprise that Chris Handy shares my love of RA (my favorite game of all time) having played GEM because it is geared off a similar model slimmed down to microgame status. The Kickstarter is completely funded now but there is still time to support it and get the games at a great price.

Note by The Inquisitive Meeple: Unlike most our interviews, in this one we will jump straight in to talking about about the game. This is something we plan to do with all the Pack O Interview series outside of the first interview.

Read on, gamers… at Boardgamegeek

BGB says:

Glad to see more folks talking about Chris Handy’s excellent Pack O Game series. There is still time to get in on the awesome Kickstarter campaign…http://bit.ly/1ovEBaq

by The Inquisitive Meeple Chris Handy talks about HUE Interview #2 with Chris Handy in our Pack O Interview Series. This time we look at the first game in the Pack O Game series, HUE. It is a 2-5 player game, in which players will "secretly choose 3 colors and build the largest color sections in this fast-playing, tile-laying strategy game.

Read on, gamers… at Boardgamegeek

of players: 3-6 Amount of time to play: 30-45 min Age requirements: 14+ Set-up time: minimal In Mai Star you play a geisha who must gain guests. Each geisha is slightly different and can help determine your strategy for the game. Some geisha work better with certain cards and others let you take extra actions or have better stats. Mai Star is a fun filler that is very accessible.

Read on, gamers… at www.play-board-games.com

Everyone loves an escape from the rat race, but  a holiday usually means that you have to go a week or two without playing any games. Well not any more, with this list of games you will be able to play anywhere, and they will all fit into your case without having to leave behind the extra swimming trunks. 55 cards in a tin. It’s also ideal for the larger family as up to ten players can join in.

Read on, gamers… at boardgameguru.blogspot.com

BGB says:

This is a great Kickstarter campaign out there right now, featuring a bunch of clever microgames with a range of themes and mechanisms that has delighted my family and friends. Get in ASAP to support at an Earlybird Special price and share it so we get more free games from the stretch goals!

Chris Handy is raising funds for Pack O Game™ – TINY card games that are FUN to play ANYWHERE on Kickstarter! A series O tiny, clever tabletop games, each with unique theme and gameplay, that’ll delight and challenge family and friends.

Read on, gamers… at Kickstarter