Top Secret Spies

I’m not a big fan of games that feature deduction as their primary mechanism, but I almost always enjoy games that feature secret roles. I love the way people look at each other and try to psych each other out as they try to figure out who is who. Top …

Hare and Tortoise

I sometimes wonder if the story of the hare and the tortoise was meant to make slow people feel better about themselves. I suspect that many slow people, like myself, who always try and think of others and follow the rules, would secretly rather be driving over traffic in a …

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is one of my favorite board games, and like most of my favorites, it features a combination of game mechanisms that seem to blend together perfectly under an interesting theme. In this case, set collection is combined with network building and everything is tied together with a …