Now that I've had an opportunity to get the game to the table multiple times, with a variety of different gamers, I'm happy to say this Lovecraftian twist on Love Letter is loads of fun.
With Illuminati Transport the Fillbach brother have conjured up what I feel is a love letter to the somewhat schlocky, but highly entertaining, B horror/fantasy movies of the late 1980's and early 1990's.
Folks may recall Jeff reviewed Hull Breach – Loyalty & Vigilance a few years back and that title was missing just a little extra something/final polish to push it into the realm of must haves for science fiction gaming fans.
3 Secrets is a cooperative deduction game soon making it's way to North American shores; the game is currently available in Europe. In essence, two to eight players will work together to to learn what secrets the three visual clues on each game card represent.
Jeff walks through the gameplay and reviews The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game from Evil Hat Productions.
I have to give major kudos to Mike Mason and Matthew Sanderson for all the time and energy which must have gone into producing The Grimoire.
A roleplaying game released last year, which had piqued my interest, was Bubblegumshoe from Evil Hat Productions.
Readers may recall I thoroughly enjoyed the third issue of The Arkham Gazette when I encountered it last year.
Dead Reckoning is the latest game release from my good pal Hermann Luttmann and, like nearly every one of his designs, there's more than initially meets the eye with this game.
Lovecraftesque is pitched as the “GMless storytelling game of brooding cosmic horror you’ve been waiting for.” It's most definitely NOT.
The setting of 7th Sea draws plenty of inspiration not only from 17th Century European history but also loads of fiction set during that period; ala The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Three Musketeers, Treasure Island, and more.
The year is 2037 and the Earth has been thoroughly devastated by an alien invasion begun three years earlier. The vast majority of the world's population has been extinguished and the new alien overlords, known simply as Killers, continue to ruthlessly hunt down the remaining remnants of humanity.