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Century Golem Edition: A Can’t Miss Game at Our Table

Engine Builder Card Games

This is one of my favorites! We have yet to teach it to anyone who hasn’t loved it, and it’s probably the game people request the most at game night. I’ve even taken this game to work to play at lunch and had a co-worker immediately go online and buy the game upon returning to ...
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7 Wonders Architects: A Great Gateway Game for the Family

Drafting Card Games

I was excited when I heard that a new streamlined version of 7 Wonders was hitting the market. The original game was released in 2010 and is considered by many to be a classic in the card drafting genre. 7 Wonders has seen a number of expansions and is well-loved in the board gaming community. ...

Fox In The Forest Review: Trick Taking for Two Players

Trick Taking Card Games

Even if you are new to the board gaming hobby, you are probably familiar with trick taking games. Being from the midwest I grew up playing Euchre, Hearts and Blackout and so did most of my family and friends. This made it very easy to get a trick taking game to the table. The only ...
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Awkward Guests: A Deduction Game That’s Far Better Than Clue

Deduction Card Games

I’m really excited to tell you about this one! Awkward Guests is a great example of the type of game we want to highlight with this site. It’s superior to a game many people know and love… but you’ve probably never heard of it. Awkward Guests is the game by which all other murder mystery ...
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Stroop: A Card Game with a Psychological Twist

Real-time Card Games

Stroop is a unique card game that is both a filler, and a brain burner. Christin and I had the opportunity to play it with the game designer before its official release at Grand Con in 2017. I have a background in Psychology so this game was very interesting to me as the main mechanic ...
Star Realms: The Best Deck Building Game For Beginners

Star Realms: The Best Deck Building Game For Beginners

Deck Builder Card Games

If you’re looking for a great deck building game that is easy to learn, look no further than Star Realms. This game has been gaining in popularity in recent years, and for good reason – it’s a lot of fun! Star Realms is a great gateway into the deck building genre, and it’s inexpensive to ...

Citadels: A Game of Card Drafting, City Building and Strategy

Drafting Card Games

If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding board game to play with your friends, look no further than citadels. This game is all about strategy and planning, as you attempt to build the most impressive city possible. With so måany different options available, it can be tough to know where to start. That’s why ...
Love Letter Card Game

Love Letter: A Quick Deductive Card Game

Deduction Card Games

Love Letter is a quick and easy deduction card game for two to four players (the second edition increased the player count to six). The goal of the game is to get your love letter delivered to the princess. The person who successfully delivers the most love letters wins the princess’ heart (and the game). ...

Splendor: Your Guide to a Gem of a Board Game

Engine Builder Card Games

If you’re looking for a fun and challenging board game to play with your friends Splendor is a perfect choice! In this game, players compete to earn the most prestige by acquiring gems, mines and the favor of nobles. The gameplay is simple but strategic, and it’s sure to keep you entertained for hours on ...

The Ultimate Guide to Dominion: Everything You Need to Know About the Game

Deck Builder Card Games

Christin and I were first introduced to Dominion during a game night with friends. We had no idea what to expect, but we were quickly drawn in by the complexity and variety of the game. What we didn’t realize at the time was that we were experiencing a revolution in board gaming. Dominion showed us ...

For Sale: A Fun Card Game with a Real Estate Theme

Auction Card Games

For Sale is a light, easy to learn card game with a real estate theme. If you like Monopoly but don’t want to commit to a long gaming session, For Sale may be a good fit. This game also hits our table when need a mental break between two heavy strategy games. That’s not to ...

How to Play Wizard: A Trick Taking Card Game

Trick Taking Card Games

If you enjoy trick taking games like Spades or Euchre you’ll love Wizard. Wizard is a card game for 3-6 players created by game designer Ken Fisher and originally released in 1986. This game frequently hits our table, especially at family gatherings. The game is well balanced and elegantly designed. By adding just two additional ...