The Lady and the Tiger Review - Header

The Lady and the Tiger Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop Leave a Comment

Full The Lady and the Tiger Review There are 2 doors. Behind one is a beautiful maiden. Behind the other is a hungry tiger. You don’t know what’s behind which door, but you must choose one. The Lady and the Tiger attempts to bring the tension of the classic story, The Lady or the Tiger?” by Frank R. Stockton, to …

Time Breaker Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop Leave a Comment

Full Time Breaker Review Looney Labs latest game is a race across time to catch a notorious Chrono-Criminal that has players jumping all along the timeline to bring the Time Breaker to justice. It’s a simple game revolving around a 5×5 grid of randomly placed tiles that has players using their cards, the actual time stream, and wormholes to maneuver …

Somnium: Rise of Laputa Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop Leave a Comment

Full Somnium: Rise of Laputa Review A 15 minute game for $15, Somnium: Rise of Laputa is a card game tug of war for 2-4 players. The game revolves around trying to get the most influence by playing Characters and Events to the table. The rules are so simple they fit on a half-sheet of paper and the quick game …

Koi Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop Leave a Comment

Full Koi Review It’s hard to pass up Koi when you first see the colorful box with its breathtaking painting of the game’s namesake on the front. It’s a welcoming invitation into a world of beauty…and a deceptively cerebral game. Koi, like its cover hits at, is a game of Yin and Yang. A balance of aesthetics and thought. It’s a …

Mechanica Preview - Header

Mechanica Preview

Rob Kalajian kickstarter, preview, tabletop Leave a Comment

Tidybots are the way of the future! They help us with all our cleanliness needs, are super cute, and thirst for revolution! Mechanica is an upcoming game from Resonym where players compete for wealth by creating the most efficient, outlandish factories for building, upgrading, and shipping Tidybots. This is done by purchasing more fabricators, factory line enhancements, and larger shipping …

A.E.G.I.S. Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop 1 Comment

Full A.E.G.I.S. Review I’ve been playing Zephyr Workshop’s A.E.G.I.S. in one form or another for a few years now, having gotten the first paper-based prototype of the game at my first PAX East somewhere around 2014-2015. A couple of years later I got a chance to play the Greenbrier Games prototype, a much more polished game with updated artwork. Now, …

Gri

Gridopolis: Matrix Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop 1 Comment

Full Gridopolis: Matrix Review Is it a building set? Is it a game? Gridopolis is a little bit of both, yet not much of either. Gridopolis, itself, is the game system. All the bits and bobs that come in the box. Inside is Matrix, the first game to use the Gridopolis system. At its core, Matrix is basically checkers, but on a …

Between Two Castles Of Mad King Ludwig Review - Header

Between Two Castles Of Mad King Ludwig Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop Leave a Comment

Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig is published by Stonemaier Games as part of a collaboration with Bezier Games that combines Bezier’s Castles of Mad King Ludwig with Stonemaier’s Between Two Cities. It’s a game where every player sits around the table, drafting tiles, and attempting to build the best castle they can with both the person to the left …

Transformers TCG Review - Header

Transformers TCG Review

Rob Kalajian review, tabletop Leave a Comment

Full Transformers TCG Review Autobots, transform and roll out! Decepticons, transform and rise up! Choose your bots, build your deck, and battle until your opponent is defeated. One shall stand. One shall fall. Hasbro’s Transformers TCG brings oversized, double-sided Transformers cards to the table and lets players mix and match their favorites in a family-friendly trading card game both parents …