I played Tower of Madness again at International Games Day at the Viridian Event Center – Salt Lake City, UT . Fun, lighthearted Ker Plunk and Yahtzee mash-up in the H. P. Lovecraft universe. It is quite silly, and it seems like a terrible mix for people who prefer Euro games, but the sheer fun […]
Halloween games played yesterday evening. Nightmarium (Revised Edition) is just silly fun. It’s a luck-ridden, take that card combo game, but it’s entertaining to play and you get to build cool-looking monsters! I might not play it throughout the year, but I liked Dead of Winter. We got wrecked by a traitor (and a pseudo-traitor […]
We are back! It is the Cards and Cubes Halloween Special! 0:00 – Intro Games Played3:38 – First Class: All Aboard the Orient Express!7:21 – Exit: The Game – The Catacombs of Horror10:32 – Letter Jam15:07 – Campy Creatures16:05 – Dead Man’s Cabal Spotlight21:07 – Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein Non-Horror Board Game Horror Movie […]
Episode 7 is up! In this episode we review Black Angel. We also discuss all things board game art. Finally Hristo is back to talk about Kickstarter marketing. 0:00 – Intro Jonathan’s Top 3 Games of All Time1:18 – 3rd Place: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (only with any one of the big box […]
In this episode of Cards and Cubes we review Carnival of Monsters. We then talk about that ever-difficult topic of board game etiquette. We then move on to our top 3 drafting games. Finally, our good friend Hristo is back to talk about his experiences at SaltCon, our local board gaming convention.
In this episode of Cards and Cubes we review Snowdonia, which we unboxed in the last episode. We also talk about buyer’s remorse in the board game hobby. Next, we give our top 3 deck building games. Finally, we unbox and give our first impressions of Carnival of Monsters, a new game by Richard Garfield.
In this episode of Cards and Cubes we review Imaginarium. We also talk about our rules for a good rules teach before playing a board game. Next, we discuss our top 3 engine building games. We also unbox and talk about our expectations of Snowdonia. Hristo is also back to discuss the risks and rewards […]
In this episode of Cards and Cubes we have a special guest host. We review Pipeline after playing it this week. We also talk about games that are nostalgic for us. We give a list of games that we enjoy playing with casual gamers and those new to the hobby. Finally we wrap up with […]
In Season 1, Episode 2 of Cards and Cubes, we discuss our experiences playing Arraial. We also talk about luck in board games and our board game origin stories. We then present our top three worker placement games, and finally unbox and discuss Pipeline – a new game by Ryan Courtney. Listen to Season 1, […]
In the inaugural episode of Cards and Cubes, we discuss winners of the Spiel des Jahres. In our questions segment we also discuss Gen Con and more. Then, to introduce us and our tastes we talk about our favorite board games. Finally, we unbox Arraial – a game by Nuno Bizarro Sentieiro and Paulo Soledade. […]