Board Game Quest Board Game Reviews, News and More Mon, 29 May 2017 13:15:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 38014872 Kickstarters of the Week: 5/29 Mon, 29 May 2017 13:15:20 +0000 June is only a few days away and with it comes the start of convention season. That also means that the big releases are coming. We are finally getting over the spring lull that only saw a sprinkling of high profile releases. The summer appears to be when most publishers wait to debut their new titles. […]]]> 0 23095 Terra Mystica iOS Review Fri, 26 May 2017 13:31:51 +0000 We are not even halfway through 2017 and we’ve already seen a number of board games make their way to our iPad. I think publishers are finally starting to realize that there is a major demand for solo gaming vs an AI. Developer Digidiced is no stranger to making board games into digital apps. In […]]]> 0 22984 Difference Review Thu, 25 May 2017 13:28:35 +0000 One reality of children is that you will increase the amount of time you spend at the doctor’s office. One saving grace of these visits is getting to show my kids my favorite magazine when I was a kid, Highlights. Two of my favorite features of the magazine were the spot the differences and the […]]]> 0 22833 Green Deal Review Wed, 24 May 2017 13:25:35 +0000 Apparently, the “Green Deal” is a real thing. When searching on the Internet for videos, readers should take notice of the many Green Deal videos posted by UK residents. Is there room for a game with the same name and something of the same subject matter? Karma Games and designer Juma Al-JouJou have presented just […]]]> 0 22562 Draconis Invasion Review Tue, 23 May 2017 13:43:57 +0000 Back in 2008 when Donald X. Vaccarino dropped his deck builder Dominion (review) on the gaming world, I wonder if he knew what he was starting. Dominion quickly took the gaming world by storm and has since inspired a plethora of other deck building games. Today, we are going to be taking a look at […]]]> 1 22950 Kickstarters of the Week: 5/22 Mon, 22 May 2017 13:38:21 +0000 May cruises on and, at least for those of us living in the USA, we have Memorial Day Weekend coming up in a few days. That usually means time off work, BBQs, and a bit of relaxing. Of course, here in the Midwest it almost always rains on Memorial Day Weekend, so that also means […]]]> 0 23005 Top 10 Couples Date Night Games Fri, 19 May 2017 13:43:29 +0000 When my board game collection got large enough that it was moved from the closet, to the crawl space, and then finally to the office, an unexpected thing happened. If somehow people didn’t know I was a board game enthusiast (I don’t try to hide it), they would now know as soon as they walk […]]]> 1 20780 Star Realms: Colony Wars and United Expansion Review Thu, 18 May 2017 13:37:17 +0000 Star Realms (review) has maintained a successful run thus far. Debuting in 2014, it won numerous awards from a variety of outlets. Excluding the most recent two reviewed here, there have been 3 expansions in the ensuing years which have not disappointed its loyal fan base. Even the digital versions have been warmly received. That being […]]]> 1 22873 Tournament of Towers Preview Wed, 17 May 2017 13:25:07 +0000 Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. I love dexterity games. It’s genre of games can be played with everyone from the most hardcore strategy gamers to my younger nieces and nephews. It all comes down to skill, luck and sometimes a little creativity. So […]]]> 0 22760 Manhattan Project: Energy Empire Review Tue, 16 May 2017 13:35:34 +0000 In board gaming circles, with wave after wave of new games entering the market, ten years can seem like ages ago. In 2004, Power Grid gave board gamers a strong economic game with the theme of creating energy networks across various countries. In that year, auctions as a game mechanism were prevalent and engaging. These […]]]> 2 21575