Is Power Grid fun?

Is Power Grid fun?

My original edition of the much lauded Power Grid has been sitting on my board game shelf for over ten years, unplayed and collecting dust. What did it do to deserve such a fate? i cracked it open and gave it another whirl to see if i had really given the game a fair...
Is Lost Ruins of Arnak fun?

Is Lost Ruins of Arnak fun?

It certainly looked fun when i unboxed it, but when the rubber hit the road, was Lost Ruins of Arnak worth my precious time? Let’s find out! (click to view transcript) Lost Ruins of Arnak is a hand management worker placement game set in the ruined remnants of a...
The Taverns of Tiefenthal Unboxing Reaction

The Taverns of Tiefenthal Unboxing Reaction

Thanks to another generous donation from one of my backers — this time BigDeuce72 AKA “Don,” — i have a new board game to discuss with you! Don says he and his family have had a blast playing The Taverns of Tiefenhall,  which is a dice worker placement...
Is Roll for the Galaxy Fun?

Is Roll for the Galaxy Fun?

Here we are at the terminus of my Roll for the Galaxy journey. i’ve unboxed it, i’ve taught you How to Play (and i’ve taken a look at the first expansion, Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition). But is the game actually any fun? Find out below: (click to...
Is The Castles of Burgundy Fun?

Is The Castles of Burgundy Fun?

It would be hard to rope someone into the experience of playing a high medieval estate owner in Bourgogne, France, and convince them they’re in for a fun evening. But is it possible that The Castles of Burgundy has some enjoyment secreted away in its bland,...
Is Race for the Galaxy fun?

Is Race for the Galaxy fun?

This time out, the Scales of Funstice weigh the great and not-so-great aspects of Race for the Galaxy, a tableau-building card game that many players name as their favourite game of all time. That’s high praise, even for space! What does Ryan think? (click to...