I don’t know why, but the lesson game designers seemed to take from Dominion is that deckbuilding is cool, but it’s not random enough. Or
The way the word “theme” is often used in reference to board games isn’t particularly useful. I’m not here to dictate to people how they
I’m stretching the title of this series because disc golf is definitely a game, but rules were made to be broken, so here we go.
I have to admit, I was tempted to be a bit of a snob about The Quest For El Dorado, Reiner Knizia’s Spiel des Jahres-nominated
I wanted to have a review of it up today, but the book “Characteristics of Games” has been so good so far that I keep
Hang around a modern board game hobbyist long enough and you’ll inevitably hear their critique of the behemoth of American board games: Monopoly. Central to
With board games becoming more and more popular, I suspect many developers and publishers have spent a lot of time thinking about how to create