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We were sent a copy of Lost Cities recently and I was asked to review it, despite officially being on hiatus, it was important that I fulfill this obligation and write this review: Lost Cities is a super-lightweight card game for two players, designed by Reiner Knizia. The game is played in rounds, with […]

Hello everyone! It’s been too long since my last post so I wanted to share with everyone what I’ve been up to most recently. In addition to my game design projects, I am currently working with Gamelyn Games on a new game that will feature Mecha combat. So stay tuned for that. But also (and the […]

Sorry for the short post, but there is an awesome game on Kickstarter right now being published by a good friend of mine who needs help getting it off the ground. Backing has been slow for some reason, but I believe in his work. Check it out if you could use a good casual/filler game […]

[New Release] RoboRiot

July 2nd, 2012

 RoboRiot is a brand new game just released by… us! We debuted it at the Conflagration Gaming Convention here a while ago. It is for 3 to 6 players, takes about 15 minutes per player, and is recommended for ages 12+ RoboRiot is a light, family-friendly card game. In RoboRiot you are competing with the […]

[Updates] Lots of stuff!

May 29th, 2012

There has been so much going on and I haven’t been able to write about it all, so here we go, shotgun-style! Phoenix Comicon was this previous weekend and it’s been exhausting but a lot of fun. Got a chance to speak to Wil Wheaton ever so briefly about TableTop, so we’ll see if anything […]

 As most of you already know, I’m having something of an affair with deck building games at the moment…and have been for the past couple of years. Penny Arcade The Game – Gamers vs Evil takes the best aspects of Dominion and Ascension and creates something light-hearted, and ridiculously easy to play. You have a pool […]

Anyone who follows this site knows well of my advocacy for The Game Crafter, and they’ve gotten a facelift! No longer in beta, TGC has relaunched their site with a brand new look and many new features on the way. Not the least of which is apparently a new shipping method for games, they come […]

Sometime back in 2009 I mentioned an amazing little card game called Dominion. Since then, the game now has FOUR expansions with a fifth on the way (not counting promo cards) and it has given us a new genre of board(card) game; the stand-alone deck-building game. The game has gained so much popularity, that you […]

I’ve got a thing for deckbuilding games. I’m almost finished designing one of my own, and my next design will likely be a deckbuilding game as well. Ever since I played Dominion for the first time I was enamored with the brilliance and simplicity of the concept and reeled at the fact that it hadn’t […]

[Review] Diggity

July 26th, 2010

Diggity Plankton Games – Dave Dobson 2-4 Players Ages 12+ ~30 Minutes Overview Diggity is a strategic card game in which each player takes turns placing cards down on the table to create a single contiguous Mine (in somewhat of a “Water Works” fashion.) each room in the mine has a symbol, or shape on […]

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