Hasbro Teams Up with TripAdvisor to Bring Vacations to The Game of LIFE

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LIFE has been around for over 60 years now, and now Hasbro is teaming up with TripAdvisor to bring vacations to the classic board game. In this new edition of the game players will be encouraged to take a vacation by choosing from vacation cards inspired by some of TripAdvisor’s top-ranked family destinations and activities. There’s ski trips, a beach …

Preview – Blind Wizard Brawl

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Publisher: Wrench Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: £9 (approx. $11.50 USD) Players: 2-4+ Play Time: 10-30 minutes Ages: 8+ Requires Free App Rules available online: Yes BGG: Blind Wizard Brawl Today, Blind Wizard Brawl by Wrench Games was successfully funded on Kickstarter. This mini deck-building card game features an app-based platform combined tabletop card mechanics. The minimum pledge is £9, or, …

Preview – Cooking Rumble

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Aether Tower has just launched a new Kickstarter campaignf for Cooking Rumble, a microgame where 2 players try to complete recipies and be the first chef to earn 6 points. The game’s mechanics are based around players using ingredient cards to complete 3 random recipes on the table. Each recipe requires 3 items from the following: sugars, cereals, proteins, and …

Review – Aura

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Designers: Michael Orion Publisher: Breaking Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-40 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Aura Prelude 4 identical decks, each made up of cards numbered 1-8, plus action cards, in 5 different colors, are all that comes with Aura. Those 4 decks make up a casual card game for beginner and hardcore card players alike. …

Restoration Games Announces Fireball Island

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If you were a gamer in the 80’s then you probably already know about Fireball Island, a roll and move board game featuring a large, vacuum-molded board. In the center of the board was the Vul-Kar idol that rained marbles down pathways to knock over bridges and crush adventurers. The game is still impressive looking to this day, even if …

Return to the Stars, A Hopepunk RPG, Debuts at PlayNYC this Weekend

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In dark times, games can fill us with joy and hope. Return to the Stars, a new narrative tabletop role-playing game from Festive Ninja, helps players create their own stories in an optimistic space opera setting. The game is being introduced this weekend at PlayNYC in Kiosk B16. The game takes place in an universe where hyperspace travel has scattered …

QST – The Tabletop Subscription Box on Kickstarter

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Cory Jones, co founder of Cryptozoic Entertainment, has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for QST – The Tabletop Subscription Box. Pronounced “Quest”, the service will provide a game-per-month for a fairly low price and strives to deliver quality, small form games that are influenced by three key contributors in the areas of concept, game design, and art. Some of these …

Steve Jackson’s OGRE Comes to Steam in October

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Steve Jackon’s classic wargame, OGRE, comes to Steam on October 5, 2017 courtesy of Auroch Digital. Here’s a bit of information about the game they sent over. Game Features Meticulously Crafted Adaptation of the Original Game: Ogre veterans will instantly be at home with this adaptation, while new players will find a deeply rewarding, turn-based strategy game. Time-Tested, Compelling Gameplay: …