I love games that pack a heap of meaty decisions into a tiny product – especially card games, where formats as lean as eighteen or even eight cards can be turned into rich, replayable experiences, Source: Designer Diary: Village Rails, or A Good Thing in a Small Package | BoardGameGeek News | BoardGameGeek
Category: Games I Want to Play
So, let’s talk about some of the games I’ve been playing and what makes them great. Source: Games I’m playing right now (and what makes them so good)
The terminal illness facing V, the game’s protagonist, is the all-but-certain erasure of their soul. Their personality, memories and cognitive functions are being overwritten by an artificial intelligence, Johnny Silverhand, a rocker and branded terrorist brought to virtual life by Keanu Reeves. Source: As a cancer patient, ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ frees me from my mental prison […]
We received 45 entries for the first round of the 18 Card Challenge – Numbers On Cards and we got even more for the next round! Source: Our Numbers on Cards (Round 1) Top 10! – Button Shy
The thing I find most remarkable about Wingspan is that it’s the only game I’ve ever played in which at times, the obvious, most efficient way to score points is readily apparent—often, laying eggs turn after turn—but I reject it in favor of a strategy that’s logically shakier but might produce a more elegant result. […]
Wingspan is what’s known among serious gamers as an “engine-building game,” which means that as the game goes on, the combination of birds you play becomes more and more efficient at generating points each turn, like an engine running faster and faster. Source: Wingspan: Elizabeth Hargrave’s board game is changing how we play.
With representatives like Forgotten Waters, Sleeping Gods, and Destinies Source: ShippBoard Games: Non-narrative Characters
This list of Black innovators in the gaming industry certainly isn’t exhaustive. But it is a starting point to learn more about Black geek history. Here are 10 names you should know. Source: 10 Black Innovators Who Changed the Gaming Industry – Nerdist
FIASCO is an award-winning story-telling game inspired by cinematic tales of small-time capers gone disastrously wrong. Source: Fiasco – Bully Pulpit Games
this pen-and-paper traditional RPG designed by Luke Crane contains everything players need to know about the world of the Guard including rules for forming patrols and heading up missions into the Territories.