Dice Throne: Throwin’ Dice and Takin’ Names

Dice Throne boxes

Dice Throne is an easy game to pick up and learn. The core of the game is manipulating your dice to get the best result, leading some people to call it “battle Yahtzee”. However, the wide variety present in the cards and characters keeps games feeling fresh and allows for many different overall strategies.

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SNAP Review – Shadows in Kyoto

Shadows in Kyoto

A strategy game of hidden identities, based on true historic events, Shadows in Kyoto was designed by Emperor S4, and is published in the US by Deepwater Games. Listen to our thoughts, or read on below. About Shadows in Kyoto A game for two players that plays in under 30 minutes, Shadows in Kyoto is set in Japan in the

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SNAP Review – The Stars Align

The Stars Align - bag and pieces

Who doesn’t like shooting stars – and laid-back puzzley gameplay? That’s the premise behind The Stars Align from Breaking Games. The Stars Align is a quick, portable game for two players, suitable for ages 6 and up. We’ll tell you our thoughts in about five minutes, or in the summary below. Your goal in The Stars Align is to create

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Professor Treasure’s Secret Sky Castle: Reclaiming Riches!

Professor Treasure's Secret Sky Castle

In Professor Treasure’s Secret Sky Castle, players compete over three rounds to earn the most points by collecting stolen treasures from the Professor’s Castle. It’s a puzzle-y game where you’ll need to outwit your opponent by sending adventures out with unique abilities to collect these priceless treasures. Be wary as the other team will seek to thwart you every step of way.

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2018 Holiday Board Game Shopping Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Once again, the holiday shopping season is upon us. The Family Gamers present our recommendations for your family: gifts of new games for all ages and abilities! We’ve got everything here from games for toddlers and preschoolers, to adult games, to large groups or two players. No matter what age you’re shopping for or what the occasion is, our family

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Rage of the Trolls: A Gruff Look at More Fearsome Fiends

Rage of the Trolls

In our last review we looked at the game Gruff from Studio Woe. This week we’ll look at the recently published second expansion, Rage of the Trolls. Unlike their first expansion, Clash of the Battle Goats, (released in 2016) Rage of the Trolls includes a brand new play mode completely unlike anything before it.

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Gruff: Gobbling Up some Weird Mechanics

Gruff

In the Norwegian fairy tale of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, the three goat brothers are trying to cross a bridge to graze peacefully in the fields beyond. They’re stopped by a troll until the oldest, biggest goat knocks the troll into the stream below (spoiler alert). On February 15, Studio Woe released the latest expansion to the Gruff universe,

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