Mysterium has been growing in popularity over the past few years, making it into more and more game collections. Here's a look at some of the contributing factors.
Rule #1: Behind every great board game is a great set of rules and ideas that hold it together. Welcome class to Board Game Mechanics 101.
Are you ready player one? Ready players two to four as well? This is Boss Monster, a humourous little card game based on early video games. Fun but flawed.
Rise of the Dungeon Master is a concise story exploring the birth of Dungeons and Dragons. A beautifully written homage to Gary Gygax, father of the nerds.
The ghost is calling you. It shows you a rat, on a mushroom, wearing a silly hat. Instantly, you know the gardener did it. Such is the world of Mysterium.
Challenge One: Review A Fake Artist Goes To New York. Challenge Two: Do it in less time than it takes to play the game. On your marks, get set...GO!
Terraforming Mars is a fantastic eurogame. What it lacks in apparent production value it more than makes up for in great gameplay and an enjoyable theme.
Salem 1692 has such a beautiful box...that I was going to write about something else tonight - but I have to write about this instead.