Podcast: Episode 6 – David Turczi

On this episode of the Board Game Squad Podcast, Paul interviews our special guest – game designer David Turczi. Listen in to hear about upcoming titles, David’s process for designing and a ton of info on how he collaborates with other designers. Related: See our reviews of Tawantinsuyu, Rome & Roll, Perseverance: Castaway Chronicles, and … Read more

Antiquity Quest Review: Reimagining a Classic Playing Card Game

Oh no! There’s been a rise in theft of ancient artifacts and it’s up to you, an archaeologist vying for prestige. You must collect these artifacts and return them to their rightful place in museums. But alas, competition is fierce amongst archaeologists, as there’s a position at stake at the university. If the odds weren’t … Read more

Podcast: Episode 5 – Maracaibo

Want to talk about one of the most exciting games of 2019? Adam and Paul walk you through Maracaibo’s different strategies, eccentricities, mechanisms, and ways you can successfully navigate the rules and gameplay. Gaming accessories: 3:01 News/Kickstarter 13:44 What we have been playing recently 26:56 Xenon Profiteer 28:29 Quirky Circuits 31:24 Viticulture 32:43 Nyet! 34:53 Terramara … Read more

Trismegistus: The Ultimate Formula Review – Turning Dice into Gold

For almost two millennia, alchemists have strived to create the fabled philosopher’s stone—the perfect material, capable of turning base metals such as lead into gold, perfecting the human spirit, and granting eternal life. Many have tried to create the stone. Many have failed. If only they only knew that the missing ingredient was custom dice… … Read more

Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is the Gloomhaven and The 7th Continent Killer! [Review]

In the land of Avalon, the greatest champions of the realm have banded together in a last ditch effort to keep the dark magic from consuming the land. The Menhirs, monoliths erected by the ancestors to serve as warding devices, have begun failing, permitting the Wyrdness to take hold. Now the champions have gone missing, … Read more

Podcast: Episode 2 – Pipeline

We’re coming to you live from PAX Unplugged 2019 in Philadelphia! Paul and Adam share their convention experiences, the games they played on the showroom floor, and do a deep dive review of Pipeline from Capstone Games and designer Ryan Courtney. 01:55 Sea of Legends 05:50 Aftermath 08:01 Quirky Circuits 13:48 MonsDRAWsity 15:22 Sanctum 17:05 … Read more