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Prehistories Giveaway

Hot on the heels of Brian's review of Prehistories, we’ve got a chance for you to win your very own copy of the game....

Game Reviews


Zapotec Review

Publisher Board & Dice is back with another look at early-civilization strategy, this time by way of Mesoamerica and the Mexican state of Oaxaca....

Top Ten Game Lists

Origins 2022

Top 10 Games Played at Origins 2022

Origins 2022 is the first major convention I have attended since 2019. I’ve been to a few smaller “cons” here and there, but this...


Meeple Land Review

Which Theme Park Board Game Should You Play?

Fans of the theme park genre not only love visiting amusement parks, but also creating our own. Back in the day, video games like...

Kickstarters of the Week

Kickstarters of the Week

Kickstarters of the Week: 8/8

Welcome to our newest batch of Kickstarters of the Week. The BGQ Crew is a little tired right now as we are back from...

Digital Board Game Reviews

Concordia Digital

Concordia Digital Review

Origins 2017. I’ve made quick friends with some fellow early-rising board gamers. We’ve dubbed ourselves the “8am Heavy Euro” group. During the show, we...

Kickstarter Game Previews

The Grand Carnival: On the Road

The Grand Carnival: On the Road Expansion Preview

Note: This preview uses pre-release components and rules. What you see here may be different from the final, published game. A year or so ago, I...

Quest Lists

Most Relaxing Board Games

The Most Relaxing Board Games

Your gaming group has just completed a lengthy and tense campaign. There were miniatures around every corner of terrain which had been laid out...

Level Up My Game

Turbo Dork

Turbo Dork Paints Review

I've been an avid minis painter for going on 20+ years. While I don't have the patience to create something that's going to win...

Controlled Area Gaming

Castle Tricon Video

Castle TriCon – Necessity Breeds Ingenuity

Even though 2020 is firmly behind us, the specter of those dark times remains. Much like the novel’s ending of Lord of the Rings,...

Rumblings from the Deep

How Kickstarter Killed the Completionist in Me

How Kickstarter Killed the Completionist in Me

My journey into tabletop gaming is probably similar to many others. At some point in the early 2000s, I was introduced to The Settlers...

Quick Hits from the Vault

Marvel Champions Review

Quick Hits: Marvel Champions: The Card Game Review

It's time for another Quick Hits from the Vault, the series where many of the BGQ team gathers together to give you our quick...

Parental Guidance

How to Raise a Gamer: Part 1 – To Lay Tiles or...

This is a guest post from Chris and Damian Biewer. COVID-19 has forced a lot of “quality” time with the family. Board games have been...



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