Auf Achse

I’ve been lucky to have some good friends who are usually very enthusiastic about helping me out with my quest to review all of the Spiel des Jahres winners. I say usually because when I inquired about Auf Achse, there was a cacophony of groans and a few outright wails. …

Splendor

I recently picked up a copy of Splendor while I was in the Bay area. I had played it a few times already, and I knew that I liked it but I wasn’t so sure that I was going to buy it. It’s a good game, but what finally tipped …

Villa Paletti

When I was a kid, I used to play a game called Kerplunk. When I visited my friend down the street, we used to play Don’t Break the Ice. When I was in college, it was all the rage to play Jenga. All of these games had one thing in …

Loonacy

Loonacy is the latest game from the good folks at Looney Labs. I think Looney is such an awesome name. Even the playtesters have great names, like the Wunderland Toast Society. How cool is that? I hope they all have badges and lanyards with pictures of toast. Loonacy is a …