Hanabi

Earlier this week, the mystical lizard creatures came down from their hidden cave on Fireball Island and announced the winner of this year’s Spiel des Jahres, the German game of the year. It has been ten years since Alhambra bought the SdJ tile with exact change, twenty years since Liar’s …

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 …