Winners of the 2014 Spiel des Jahres and 2014 Kennerspiel des Jahres

Winners of the 2014 Spiel des Jahres and 2014 Kennerspiel des Jahres

The winners of the biggest awards in board gaming have recently been announced. Just as a reminder, the Spiel des Jahres award goes to the best family style game and the Kennerspiel des Jahres is awarded to games that are ...

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Online Cube Tower for Amerigo

Online Cube Tower for Amerigo

If you’ve checked our Twitter account recently, you probably noticed that we’ve been playing Amerigo by Stefan Feld quite a bit. Through our numerous plays, we have found one game element to be simultaneously fun and frustrating – the cube ...

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Board Games for Me – A New Board Game Recommendation Website

Board Games for Me – A New Board Game Recommendation Website

Whether you’re new to the hobby or you mainline meeples, finding the next board game to add to your collection isn’t always so easy. It takes diligent research and sometimes a little luck in order to stumble upon a game ...

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Custom Board Game Pieces from Stonemaier Games

Custom Board Game Pieces from Stonemaier Games

Do you ever get tired of pretending that those minuscule wooden cubes which come with every single Euro game are actually precious resources? To be honest it never really bothered me until I laid eyes on the newest Kickstarter campaign ...

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Board Game Themed Wedding

Board Game Themed Wedding

When you read the title, you probably asked yourself, “why in the world would anyone do that?” And before seeing the photos that Reddit user prophet_elisha posted of her wedding, I thought the exact same thing. I just imagined a ...

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Keyflower Review – The Key Series’ Most Popular Board Game

Keyflower Review – The Key Series’ Most Popular Board Game

Dating all the way back to 1995, every installment in Richard Breese’s Key series has delighted gamers with charming art design and thought provoking gameplay. However, no game in the series has matched the acclaim and popularity of Mr. Breese’s ...

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Gen Con 2014 Most Anticipated Games

Gen Con 2014 Most Anticipated Games

Gen Con is of course the longest running and biggest board game convention in the United States. It takes place over four days (August 14-17) in Indianapolis, Indiana and features a slew of U.S. publishers who are selling and demoing ...

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AquaSphere Preview – A New Board Game by Stefan Feld

AquaSphere Preview – A New Board Game by Stefan Feld

If you’re a Feld fanboy, get a bib ready because you’re about to hear some drool-inducing news. Everyone’s favorite point salad designer will be releasing a brand new game before the end of 2014. The game is called AquaSphere and ...

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Ten Tips for Teaching Board Games & Rules Explanations

Ten Tips for Teaching Board Games & Rules Explanations

Special thanks to Carlo Sobral for all his help developing this great list of tips for teaching board games. Euro style games can seem overwhelming at first, but as you learn how to play them, you quickly begin to appreciate ...

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Tuscany Expansion to Viticulture Board Game Update

Tuscany Expansion to Viticulture Board Game Update

If you’re like me and can hardly wait any longer to get your clammy palms on a copy of the Viticulture expansion, Tuscany, then you received an amuse-bouche if you will, in your inbox today (only if you backed the ...

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