Breaker Blocks

Anyone who knows about me and my gaming life knows I love two player games. Most of my gaming is two player. I especially love two player games that are rugged and can be played by the pool, on a camping trip, or anywhere normal card or board games can’t be played. Hive is a fantastic example. A great game in its own right, but it holds an extra special place in my collection as one of the very few games that I can take backpacking with me and not have to worry about damaging it. There are so few of those…

Enter Breaker Blocks, an area-control tile laying game from designer Jacob Vander Ende and publisher Spriteborne.

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Chroma Cubes

“Back off, get your own crayons!”

That what you’ll be saying when someone reaches across the table to deprive you of one of your waxy components when you’re playing Chroma Cubes, the new game from Charles Beauvais, on Kickstarter right now. It’s all about colouring! That’s colouring, not coloring. Coloring isn’t a real word, silly. Get it right.

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Pack O Game Preview: HUE

Finally! A review of some new pez flavours! No…

Chris Handy pinged me on Twitter a couple weeks ago to ask if I wanted to preview his Pack O Game set, coming to Kickstarter on August 4th. You may be familiar with Chris through his previous games, like last year’s fantastic Cinque Terre or 2009’s Long Shot. The Pack O Games collection of card games is a bit different from that other fare. To begin with, it’s much smaller. How small? It’s so small… I can easily fit all five games in my pocket… at the same time.

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