“She may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts.” – Apparently that meant an Angry Birds: Star Wars license
How do you take a game that everyone and their mother has had some experience with and change it enough to make it an entirely new gaming experience? Does Jenga Boom have the answer?
If you were anything like me when you were growing up, then you had a tendency to ask for anything that made loud noises for your birthday and/or Christmas.
Monopoly has been around, in one shape or form, for over a century, so it’s probably a safe bet that every single person reading this review has played a game or two at some point. The rules of the game are simple: Bankrupt every single other player in the game and attempt to take control of the entire board.
Martin takes on the Walkers in the comfort of his own living room.
If you’ve got half an hour to kill, and are prepared to spend at least ten minutes of that building the Death Star in the first place, then you could do a lot worse.
Resident Boardgame expert Martin takes on the DC universe in this review.
Timeline is one of those rare trivia games that surprises you more by revealing what you know than what you don’t. As a family game, it excels because of the simplicity of its premise, its educational nature and the wonderful artwork.
While I definitely enjoyed playing the Star Wars card game once I’d properly absorbed the rules, it might not be for everyone if you aren’t a fan of either card games or Star Wars.
Should you add it to your collection? If everything I’ve said even appeals to you a little then yes. I know it will sit proudly within my collection, coming out often for a good old night of tabletop gaming for years to come.
You may miss a few in-jokes if you haven’t experienced at least a couple of Discworld books, this certainly shouldn’t impact on the enjoyment of what is a solid board game.
I have a confession to make. Despite having moved in the more nerdy circles for the majority of my life, I have never sat down and played a game of The Settlers of Catan. However, thanks to the kind folks at Esdevium Games, this was all about to change. Read the full review of Star Trek: Catan at GodisaGeek.com.