Go to Featured Page

Features

FIND NEW GAMES

Browse through games, read game reviews, and learn about new and upcoming games.

See sample game page
> Browse game library

RATE AND REVIEW

Rate games using our unique happiness scale, voice your opinions, build up your profile.

See sample profile page

PLAY
THE GAME

Complete quests, earn rewards, and master your skills to level-up and prove your expertise.

See sample quests
> Learn about the game

HELP OTHER
GAMERS

Write tips, strategies and house rules to help others take their game to a new level.

> View the Professor quests

Player Avatar
2
Go to the Cards Against Humanity page
4
Claire {Avid Gamer} Oct 16th, 2017
“Play once or twice, but don't buy!!”

Gameplay Gist: People take turns being ‘the judge’, who reads out a prompt from a black card. Everyone else plays a white card from their hand in response to the prompt. Then the judge shuffles the white cards, reads them aloud and picks his/her favorite, and the person who played that white card wins the round (and receives the black card). After a predetermined number of rounds, the person with most black cards wins. However, the real point of the game is the shock value, as all the white cards have crude/shocking/random phrases on them. For example, for the black card “What are my parents hiding from me?”, someone might play “Harry Potter erotica”, then people laugh.

Ok, but is it good? The first time I played this, I laughed so hard I cried. The second time was almost as fun, but by the third time (when I’d seen most of the cards) I was so so bored. Now, whenever it’s brought out at a party I make some excuse to leave.

Some people seem to like it beyond the first one or two times, and there are some pros that make it a good party game:
– It’s super easy to explain & learn
– You can miss a turn or two and still jump back in, or people can join after 1 or 2 rounds
– You can make the game as long or as short as you like
– It can be fun to try and guess what cards the judge of that round will like most

But even with all that, I do think it gets stale rather quickly and there are many other good party games out there! My suggestion would be to play it once at a board games cafe (towards the end of the night when people have had a few) and then just leave it there.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
0 out of 0 gamers thought this review was helpful
Player Avatar
Go to the Master of Wills page
10
TH3BLACKKNIGHT3 Oct 11th, 2017
“Strategy”

I love the Strategy, it reminds me of chess when I plan moves ahead. Fairly easy to learn, there’s a bit to learn at first but once you understand the mechanics it becomes quite simple. Obviously the board is easy to setup. The game comes with two factions, with more coming, and each faction can create two decks. Also, online they have a deck builder and deck suggestions to use until you learn which cards compliment each other.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
1 out of 5 gamers thought this review was helpful
Player Avatar
5
Gamer - Level 4
Knight
Go to the Star Trek: Fleet Captains page
 
Gaxx {Avid Gamer} Sep 27th, 2017
“Fun game but too random”

I will start off by saying that I really enjoyed playing this game. I’ve only ever played the three player variant with Romulans and Dominion included rather than the base game in its pure form but everything I have to say should hold true.

Firstly – the game has great atmosphere and seems to replicate the feel of the setting very well indeed. The factions all seem unique and the game makes every effort to recreate the feel of them with unique ships, command cards, quest balances etc.

It plays fairly fast although is slowed down by having to pick carefully over the rules which are fairly unclear in a number of places. It is also a great deal of fun with there never being a point where anyone in the games we played felt like a hopeless underdog or a run-away victor.

The issue is related to that last benefit. A lot of that variation in being able to rise of fall is due to the randomness of the game. Encounters, in particular, vary pretty much between more or less randomly advancing you towards victory or completely crippling a ship. The quest cards have a similar problem in that some of them seem night on impossible to complete and others are likely to be already complete at the point you gain them.

This high degree of random chance does leave you with a feeling that your tactical and strategic decisions are somewhat diminished. On the other hand it offers sufficient variability that it makes each game feel significantly different to the last.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
5 out of 5 gamers thought this review was helpful
Player Avatar
2
Go to the Nemo's War 2nd edition page
9
KrakenTdG {Avid Gamer} Sep 26th, 2017
“What a game!”

I’ve never ever experienced a game which is so thematic. NW is a true masterwork and I’m so happy I pledged it on Kickstarter. I don’t care if and when I lose: it just means experience and tactics learning for next games. Playing a game to NW is always exciting.
You’ll roll dice betting on your own resources, event cards will influence your journey, you’ll sink ships ramming into them. Sometimes, pure misfortune (a dice roll, an event card) will make you fail your mission: this could be frustrating but – come on! – every imperialist country will be hunting your Nautilus!
To me, the only flaws are the plastic inserts, which can be just thrown away and the miniature, which deserved to be produced in metal.
Oh, what a game!

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
4 out of 8 gamers thought this review was helpful
Player Avatar
5
Copper Supporter
Go to the Pandemic page
9
CuddyGaymer77 {Avid Gamer} Sep 25th, 2017
“A Race to Save the World!”

Pandemic is a fast-paced, co-op game that let’s you fight to save the world from being ravaged by four diseases.This game is so much fun to play!

Each character has unique abilities that will help you cure and eradicate each disease. But be smart in your choices! Any moment you could draw an epidemic card and the diseases spread, making it even more difficult to cure them.

This was definitely a favorite with my friends when I brought it to the gaming table. For an added bit of atmosphere, we played it with Contagion playing on the TV!

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
4 out of 11 gamers thought this review was helpful

Recent News Posts

Thumbnail - What are you playing this weekend?(Oct 13)

What are you playing this weekend?(Oct 13)

Posted by Jim on | 6 Comments

It’s a great weekend to play games with a spooky theme! read article »

Thumbnail - Games Added (Oct 6)

Games Added (Oct 6)

Posted by Chris on | 4 Comments

More great games to explore and play! read article »

Thumbnail - Board Games on kickstarter (Oct 5)

Board Games on kickstarter (Oct 5)

Posted by Jim on | 3 Comments

Games you should check out on kickstarter.com read article »

Thumbnail - Games Added (Sept. 29)

Games Added (Sept. 29)

Posted by Chris on | 5 Comments

More great games to explore and play! read article »

Thumbnail - What are you playing this weekend? (Sept. 29)

What are you playing this weekend? (Sept. 29)

Posted by Jim on | 11 Comments

So many games, so many weekends! read article »

Thumbnail - Board Games on kickstarter (Sept. 21)

Board Games on kickstarter (Sept. 21)

Posted by Jim on | 2 Comments

Games you should check out on kickstarter.com read article »

Thumbnail - Games Added (Sept. 21)

Games Added (Sept. 21)

Posted by Chris on | 6 Comments

More great games to explore and play! read article »

× Visit Your Profile