Sentinel Tactics Review: Yes, You Can Solo it

Sentinel Tactics is a game published by Greater Than Games and released in 2014.  The game was originally funded on Kickstarter and I was one of the backers and will therefore be reviewing everything I got through the Kickstarter at once.  This includes the base game: Flame of Freedom, the first mini expansion: Uprising, and the 2 sets of...

Pandemic: The Cure Review – Solo Perspective

The world is under attack by four deadly diseases--grab your carry on, your radiation suit, and get ready to save the world or die trying! Pandemic: The Cure Review - Overview Pandemic: The Cure is a board game for 2-5 players designed by Matt Leacock and published by Z-Man Games.  It is based on its' sister game, Pandemic, but utilizes dice to...

Sentinels of the Multiverse Hero Spotlight: Mr. Fixer

Mr. Fixer is my favorite Sentinels of the Multiverse hero for many reasons(he is also coming soon to Sentinel Tactics).  I fell in love with his personality and back-story as soon as I first played with him.  I like the fact that his back-story is actually in the realm of possibility and he did not gain his powers through...

5 Reasons Why Mage Knight: The Board Game is a Masterpiece

Mage Knight is an amazing game, here are my top 5 reasons why. 1. Exploration The exploration in Mage Knight is interesting and satisfying because of the way the terrain and locations on the tiles are designed. The tiles have a variety of features on them that will be familiar to anyone who has played the game a few times but...

Variance Report #1: Istanbul

Variance report is a series of articles where I take a community made solitaire variant and put through its paces and report back and let you know if it is worth your time. Today we look at a single player variant for the award winning Istanbul board game.  Istanbul is a game where players are a merchant who is moving...

Games on the Horizon #1 3-16-15

In this series, I preview some upcoming games that are relevant to the solo player audience and give my thoughts on them. Mistfall Mistfall is a game by NSKN Games for 1-4 players.  It is described as a game that has "legendary heroes, vile monsters, and true fellowship awart(ing) in the perilous fantasy world of Mistfall!" Mistfall is a cooperative, fantasy card...