Trick of the Rails

Trick of the Rails, themed on the rise of the American railway period, combines 18XX-like portfolio management and a trick-taking card game. Players collect stock certificates and make the companies more valuable by laying a rail network. The game alternates between stock rounds and operating rounds. In stock rounds, the cards played become shares for … Continue reading Trick of the Rails

My Favourite Boardgames [Terraforming Mars] A Quick Review

In the 2400s, mankind begins to terraform the planet Mars. Giant corporations, sponsored by the World Government on Earth, initiate huge projects to raise the temperature, the oxygen level, and the ocean coverage until the environment is habitable. In Terraforming Mars, you play one of those corporations and work together in the terraforming process, but … Continue reading My Favourite Boardgames [Terraforming Mars] A Quick Review

A Few First Impressions [Liberty or Death: The American Insurrection]

Here are my initial thoughts on Liberty or Death; The American Insurrection, part of the COIN series published by GMT GAMES. I had very high hopes for this game and so far, it has definitely delivered.  Photo by Katie Aidley. Let me start off by saying, I have only played this game once so these truly … Continue reading A Few First Impressions [Liberty or Death: The American Insurrection]

My Favourite Boardgames [Through the Ages: A New Story Of Civilization] A Quick Review

Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization, most definitely in my Top 5 boardgames of all time. The best working of an already established game in my opinion and the perfect civilization game. It was the first 'heavy game' I learned how to play so will always hold a special place in my heart … Continue reading My Favourite Boardgames [Through the Ages: A New Story Of Civilization] A Quick Review