Despite never having been to the literal Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island, I can safely say now that it factors into two of my favorite things in life.
Passing Through Petra is another new game by Renegade Game Studios, released in early December of last year. Players take on the roles of powerful citizens, each trying to spread their influence the fastest.
Architects of the West Kingdom is the latest board game in a line of “It's a standard worker placement game, but…” style of design. The previous one we played that we enjoyed was the great Raiders of the North Sea,
The board game industry is booming and now, as others before me have noted, it’s suffering from what is pretty much the definition of a first-world problem: there are simply too many good games coming out.