Rainforest City Review | Board Game Quest

For most of my life, I’ve lived in the suburbs where wildlife is a feral cat or birds. I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of summer vacations camping at the mountains and beaches of Southern California. So I’ve always enjoyed the great outdoors and have a fond appreciation of nature. Nature is awe-inspiring … Read more

Savannah Park Review | Board Game Quest

Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling’s homes must be just absolutely covered in tiles they’ve used in prototyping. They’ve designed countless tile laying games. Hex tiles, square tiles, round tiles. Tiles with animals. Floor tiles. They are really the tiling experts. Savannah Park is another in their discography. Simple to learn, family weight, and covered in … Read more

The Adventures of Robin Hood Review

England in the year of our Lord 1193. A carriage comes to a halt within the densely wooded landscape. The nobleman inside hears the guards shifting, their armor, and weaponry accompanied by a familiar clank of adjustment. Then a wisp of a sound, almost a whistle, before a labored grunt, the whiff of a sword … Read more

Kingdomino Origins Review | Board Game Quest

Kingdomino, from Bruno Cathala, has experienced continued interest since its introduction in 2016. It feels like it’s grown into a property like Azul, in that it takes concepts people loved about the original and grows them into new but familiar games. Kingdomino has gone through a few changes since its inception, and this is the … Read more

Zombie Princess and the Enchanted Maze Review

As one of Board Game Quest’s resident Euro aficionados, I’m always being offered games with the best and most interesting themes. Farming, mostly. Or tracking market prices along shipping routes. Sometimes it’s harvesting materials, but that kind of feels just like a type of farming so I’m not really sure it’s a separate thing. One … Read more