SNAP Review – Hex Roller

Hex Roller box

Roll dice, write down numbers. Simple? Yes. Easy? Not hardly. Enjoy an abstract roll and write puzzle with Hex Roller, designed by Rustan Håkansson and published by Renegade Game Studios. Listen to why Anitra loves it in just a few minutes, or read on below. Gameplay Hex Roller plays exactly the same no matter how many players you have. (The

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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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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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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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Cardventures: Stowaway 52 and Jump Ship!

Cardventures

Stowaway 52 and Jump Ship! inaugurate the new Cardventures series from GameWright. Do these solitaire, choose-your-own-adventure story games live up to their promise? In Stowaway 52, you have stowed away on an alien spaceship. You’re trying to escape, but first will you spy on the aliens to discover their plans for earth, or sabotage their spaceship on your way out?

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