In Castles of Burgundy, Buildings can play a large role in the game. There are eight in total, and each offers their own trait. Here's how to use them.
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.
Sometimes games come along that you just didn't expect. They can shock, awe, and make you adore. Here are five that shocked us into loving them.
Eurogames are notoriously difficult to define. There are several definitions out there, but it is not that simple. Let's take a look.
How would you build a better dystopia? Euphoria is a game where players change a dystopia to suit their needs. Amazing mechanics and strikingly beautiful.
There are some films, TV series, books, and video games that are just begging to be made into board games.
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.
So here's an interesting question - can great art make a great game? If a game is bad, can art save it?