Dinosaur Island: Gnarly New- School Neon

    This is one of my favorite games: 5 Stars. With two worker-placement phases separated by a drafting/buying phase and capped with an interesting scoring mechanic, each round of Dinosaur Island is a series of simple steps that create mind-burning complexity as an emergent property. It is also one of the best examples in board … Continue reading Dinosaur Island: Gnarly New- School Neon

Reef: A Colorful Coral Construction Favorite

    Reef is a tile laying game I love because it is also a card game: you draft cards from a river and play them to gather and place coral, then score the coral formation on the same card. It is in the same product line as Azul- but where Azul is pure tile-drafting, Reef … Continue reading Reef: A Colorful Coral Construction Favorite