Dinosaur Island: As Smooth as Giftshop Amber

By Mr. Saint Overview: Dinosaur Island is a worker placement game with elements of resource management and tile placement.  In Dinosaur Island, players will take on the role of a park manager, attempting to create the most exciting and profitable dinosaur park.  Make sure you clear your table in preparation, as a game of DinosaurContinue reading “Dinosaur Island: As Smooth as Giftshop Amber”

Not Covered by Insurance- Dice Hospital Review

by: Mrs. Saint For most of my childhood, my mother worked in a hospital as a nurse manager on a rehabilitation floor. I spent more than one day at the hospital helping my mom with an event they were putting on for the residents or tagging along with my mom for Take Your Child toContinue reading “Not Covered by Insurance- Dice Hospital Review”

Climb Any Mountain, Search High and Low -For Glory!

 by Mrs. Saint You lower your head and grit your teeth as the cold wind whips your face. With each step, the snow comes up over your goatskin boots and you can feel its freezing wetness seeping into the skin above your ankles. You lift your head and squint into the howling storm and knowContinue reading “Climb Any Mountain, Search High and Low -For Glory!”

Terraforming Mars: Cows in Space!

by Mr. Saint I always get nervous writing about really popular games.  I sometimes think that if a game is popular enough, the public has made their decision and there is no point in voicing criticism of the game. So here it is: I like Terraforming Mars.  Quite a bit in fact.  But I alsoContinue reading “Terraforming Mars: Cows in Space!”

Save the Scientist, Save the World: Comanauts Review

by Mrs. Saint The world is ending. The technology meant to save the world is spiraling out of control, creating a miniature black hole and humanity’s suffering continues to worsen as the end draws near. Hope is flickering out. There is only one man who can save us but he’s in a coma. The onlyContinue reading “Save the Scientist, Save the World: Comanauts Review”

Spirit Island: Jagged Earth Expansion Review

by Mr. Saint I have a confession.  I said in our Spirit Island Review that one could easily get dozens of plays out of the base game before looking to expansions.  Yet, when I had the opportunity to late-pledge on Kickstarter for Spirit Island’s latest expansion, Jagged Earth, I jumped at the chance with onlyContinue reading “Spirit Island: Jagged Earth Expansion Review”

Millennium Blades: An Absolute Triumph

by Mr. Saint No game defined a larger part of my life than Magic: the Gathering.  Wizards of the Coast (WOTC) hooked me early, when I received a couple of Revised Starter decks as a birthday present from an older cousin during the summer of 1994.  Not even yet 10 years old, a world ofContinue reading “Millennium Blades: An Absolute Triumph”

Hold on to Your Coin Purse: A Bargain Quest Review

by Mrs. Saint The sun is just starting to come up. You’ve been working for hours, dusting the shelves, making sure the items in the window gleam and look their best. After all in just a few hours, the market square will be busy. It’ll be bustling with would-be heroes ready to stock up beforeContinue reading “Hold on to Your Coin Purse: A Bargain Quest Review”

Arkham Horror 3rd Edition – Dead of Night Expansion Review

by Mr Saint The Dead of Night expansion is a small box expansion that does not fundamentally change the rules of the base game of Arkham Horror 3rd Edition (AH3E for short).  As such, I won’t be following my normal format in this post, but you can read our review of the base game hereContinue reading “Arkham Horror 3rd Edition – Dead of Night Expansion Review”

Spirit Island: Colonizers Need Not Apply

by Mr Saint It took me way longer than it should have to play Spirit Island.  Originally released in 2017, Spirit Island was a game  I always planned to demo at every board game convention I’ve attended since it came out.  Without fail, the Greater Than Games booth was always too busy, or we’d useContinue reading “Spirit Island: Colonizers Need Not Apply”