Board Game Quest http://www.boardgamequest.com Board Game Reviews, News and More Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:18:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 38014872 Carcassonne: Amazonas Review http://www.boardgamequest.com/carcassonne-amazonas-review/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/carcassonne-amazonas-review/#respond Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:17:24 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21555 The Carcassonne: Around the World line of games typically uses some standard Carcassonne rules, but integrates a variant or expansion out of the box to deliver an experience that exemplifies a particular time and place. The previous two offerings, South Seas (review here) and Gold Rush, explored the South Pacific in the time of colonialism […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/carcassonne-amazonas-review/feed/ 0 21555 Sorcerers’ Skirmish Preview http://www.boardgamequest.com/sorcerers-skirmish-preview/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/sorcerers-skirmish-preview/#respond Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:44:26 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21839 Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. Have you ever wanted to be an ancient sorcerer and have control over elements? Have you ever wanted to battle with other sorcerers and see who the best is? Well now you have the chance with […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/sorcerers-skirmish-preview/feed/ 0 21839 Food Truck Champion Preview http://www.boardgamequest.com/food-truck-champion-preview/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/food-truck-champion-preview/#respond Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:40:08 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21812 Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. Publisher Daily Magic Games is quickly making a name for themselves. I first took notice of them with their excellent Valeria line of games, now with its 3rd offering in Quests of Valeria (review coming soon). Today we […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/food-truck-champion-preview/feed/ 0 21812 Hero Realms Review http://www.boardgamequest.com/hero-realms-review/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/hero-realms-review/#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:55:22 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21773 Back in 2014, White Wizard Games rocketed onto the scene with their hit deck building game Star Realms (review here). Designed by Robert Dougherty and Darwin Kastle, 2 former Magic: The Gathering pro players, this card game was an instant hit and sold out almost immediately. Since then, Star Realms fans have been treated to […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/hero-realms-review/feed/ 1 21773 Kickstarters of the Week: 2/20 http://www.boardgamequest.com/kickstarters-of-the-week-220/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/kickstarters-of-the-week-220/#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:45:29 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21799 Only about a week or so left of February, hope all of you are as ready for winter to end as I am. While it’s been a great time for gaming, I’m ready to start spending a little more time outside. But in the mean time, we have four new Kickstarter campaigns for you to check […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/kickstarters-of-the-week-220/feed/ 0 21799 Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game Review http://www.boardgamequest.com/castles-of-burgundy-the-card-game-review/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/castles-of-burgundy-the-card-game-review/#respond Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:42:19 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21553 In the automobile industry, tailoring a car’s niche in the marketplace takes a lot of effort. Engineers and marketers work hand-in-hand to make sure the lineup of a company’s vehicles fits many different types of buyers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that board game publishers do the same thing. Either the company’s overall game […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/castles-of-burgundy-the-card-game-review/feed/ 0 21553 Conquest of Speros Review http://www.boardgamequest.com/conquest-of-speros-review/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/conquest-of-speros-review/#respond Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:37:49 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21717 In the last few years, “filler games” have become a buzzword within the board gaming hobby. Depending on your point of view, filler games can provide a nice break between larger games, or be used to introduce new gamers to the hobby. Or you may see them as short, pointless, boring affairs with few, if […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/conquest-of-speros-review/feed/ 0 21717 Kickstarters of the Week: 2/13 http://www.boardgamequest.com/kickstarters-of-the-week-213/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/kickstarters-of-the-week-213/#respond Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:38:54 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21785 We are almost halfway through February already; this month is just flying by. I suppose it helps that there are only 28 days in the month, so it always seems to pass by quickly. Regardless, we’ve dug up another 4 good looking kickstarter campaigns for you to check out this week. Enjoy! Dwarves: Dig, Delve, […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/kickstarters-of-the-week-213/feed/ 0 21785 Steel Arena: Friday Night Robot Fight Review http://www.boardgamequest.com/steel-arena-friday-night-robot-fight-review/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/steel-arena-friday-night-robot-fight-review/#respond Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:46:01 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21643 In 2011, Hugh Jackman starred in a movie called Real Steel. It was a movie set in the neat future where boxing is now handled by robots who smash each other to bits for our amusement. It’s a great concept that I actually could see happening in the future. While I didn’t really have high […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/steel-arena-friday-night-robot-fight-review/feed/ 0 21643 Pirate Lords Review http://www.boardgamequest.com/pirate-lords-review/ http://www.boardgamequest.com/pirate-lords-review/#respond Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:45:06 +0000 http://www.boardgamequest.com/?p=21594 While I’m not the biggest fan of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie, there was one take away from that movie that I did find most entertaining, the concept of parlay. By saying this one word to a fellow pirate, you are granted amnesty and the opportunity to negotiate a settlement. This was the first […]]]> http://www.boardgamequest.com/pirate-lords-review/feed/ 0 21594