Road Trip Dice Game: Getting There is Half the Fun

Road Trip Dice

Do you enjoy the freedom of open roads and pausing to explore landmarks along the way? Have fond memories of taking road trips with family or friends? Or were your road trips right out of the Griswold family vacation playbook with a little bit of chaos just for fun? If you checked any of the boxes above, you’re ready for

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Dicey Peaks: Not High Enough

Dicey Peaks by Scott Almes

Day 34: We have reached the final camp before the summit. The storm slowed our progress. The mountain itself seems to rise higher with each step. Neville’s oxygen ran out just before sunset; we must press on without him. After whatever rest we can manage tonight, at first light I will select mostly clear dice and make the final roll.

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Fruit Ninja Combo Party

Fruit Ninja: Combo Party from Lucky Duck Games

You are young apprentices, in training to legendary Fruit Ninjas. Now that you’ve learned the basics of slicing fruit, you need to master the art of combos.  Sharpen your blades and reflexes to slice the best possible combos to earn maximum each round. Perfect these skills and Honorable Sensei will name you the Master of Combos.

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Mmm!: Cooperative Family Fun

Mmm! game by Reiner Knizia

When your youngest gamers are still struggling with the basics of taking turns and matching pictures, it’s hard to find games that work for the whole family. Cooperative games can help, but there are few that balance ease of play with satisfying strategy. In Mmm!, you and your fellow players play the roles of mice stealing food from the pantry.

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Trash Pandas:  Hot Garbage or Good Garbage?

Trash Pandas

Trash Pandas is a press-your-luck, dice-rolling game designed by Michael Esuke of Red Rook Games. Trash Pandas is getting its first major release by Gamewright Games this summer. Players become raccoons digging through trash. I hesitantly delved into this one because neither of these genres are favorites of mine. Did I find the game itself deserved to be thrown into the trash or

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Flip City: Urban Planning Upside Down

Flip City box

As a city planner, you naturally want to make the most beautiful and crowd-pleasing city. But watch out! Other players may offload their problems to your beautiful city, even as you upgrade your buildings to become more useful. Will you flip for Flip City, or is it more of a flop?

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