How to play On Mars

How to play On Mars

My Christmas gift in the Long, Long Ago was On Mars, the first game from renowned (and somewhat notorious) designer Vital Lacerda. It took another 6 months to get it played, and nearly a year before i finally finished this: the How to Play video i wish i’d had...
How to Play Disney Villains: Gathering of the Wicked

How to Play Disney Villains: Gathering of the Wicked

There’s no more thoroughly played board game in my collection than Werewolves of Millers Hollow, an excellent commercial take on the folk social deduction game Werewolf (AKA Mafia), which has seen many other iterations, including Ultimate Werewolf, One Night...
How to Play Long Shot: the Dice Game

How to Play Long Shot: the Dice Game

i came away quite impressed with Long Shot: the Dice Game, a roll & write title that supports up to 8 players (though i’m not sure you’d want it to…?) The game appeared on my Top Ten New Board Games of 2021 list, and you can even watch me play it...
How to play Black Angel

How to play Black Angel

We like space games here at Nights Around a Table. From Race to the Galaxy to Roll for the Galaxy to Tiny Epic Galaxies and its expansion, if it’s set in space, we dig it. Black Angel is also set in space, and it’s a dice worker placement game to boot! Me...
Targi Playthru: Live!

Targi Playthru: Live!

Widely hailed as one of the best 2-player board games in existence, Targi crams a lot of game into such a small box. Come play live against Ryan in the inaugural run of the Player Picker 9000, which enables livestream chatters to take control of the opponent’s...
How to play Outnumbered: Improbable Heroes

How to play Outnumbered: Improbable Heroes

Genius Games has carved out a niche-within-a-niche for itself, producing math- and science-themed board games like Genotype: A Mendelian Genetics Game and Periodic that are natural fits for home, school, or homeschool. Here’s their superhero-themed math game for...