Board Game First Impressions: AuZstralia

I was interested when this was first released, but the more I play Wallace games, the more interested I am in trying his other titles. The Cthulhu theme has been hit or miss for me. But the way AuZtralia handles it feels very different. The Game Martin Wallace certainly seems to have some hallmarks. TheContinue reading “Board Game First Impressions: AuZstralia”

Frostgrave Sessions pt 3

Here is the final part in my home-brewed solo campaign of Frostgrave. Some other solo games took my attention, and as the release of Frostgrave’s official solo rules loomed, I decided to shelve mine for the time. Final session of Frostgrave, Feb 2019. Session Report Due to a canceled game session, I had some timeContinue reading “Frostgrave Sessions pt 3”

Frostgrave Sessions pt 2

We continue our low-budget campaign, this time borrowing pieces from a board game, Descent 2nd Edition. I also continue to tweak my home-brewed solo rules. The session from Jan 2019: Back to the frozen city! There were some further updates from last game. I decided to give the magic weapon I found to my wizardContinue reading “Frostgrave Sessions pt 2”

Frostgrave Sessions pt 1

It’s winter (for some of us), and though it’s not snowing, I thought I’d share some Frostgrave session reports. Frostgrave is a skirmish tabletop miniatures game, or specifically, the rules for one, and the second edition came out this year. You can play with any miniatures you own and even your own terrain. Though overContinue reading “Frostgrave Sessions pt 1”

Session Report: “Kingdom Builder” and “Tokaido”

Kingdom Builder is the 2011 classic from Donald X. Vaccarino, which won the Spiel des Jahres in 2012. Certain people find it too abstract, which I would have agreed with, but something always attracted me to it. I played the iOS version before the 64 bit apocalypse killed it, and found it surprisingly engaging. It’sContinue reading “Session Report: “Kingdom Builder” and “Tokaido””

Session Report: Kraftwagen and Viticulture

The other day, I was able to play Kraftwagen and Viticulture online using Tabletopia. I’ve played Kraftwagen several times, but only 2-player. The pandemic paused my plans to try it 3-player as my game group hasn’t been able to meet up in months. Kraftwagen is a mid-weight Euro about early car manufacturing by Matthias CramerContinue reading “Session Report: Kraftwagen and Viticulture”