Top 10 Heavy Euro Games

While I consider myself very much an omnigamer—I’m happy playing anything from party games to 18XX—heavy-ish euro-style games continue to be some of my favorites. And here at BoardGameQuest our series of Top Ten lists is sorely missing a list of the best heavy games out there. Now I will say, “game weight” is a … Read more

Chess 2022 – February Top Picks

“American Chess Magazine has been launched in November 2016 to help readers keep in touch with all the most significant happenings in the exciting world of present-day chess, both at home and abroad.”https://acmchess.com/ A month ago I presented a couple of exotic puzzles from the “Chess 2022 Day-to-Day Calendar: A Year of Chess Puzzles” month … Read more

My Top 3 Wargames designed by… Mark Herman! – The Boardgames Chronicle

Welcome to another installment in “My Top 3 Wargames” series. I am usually presenting here the titles which follow the common theme, mechanics or historical subject. Creating such materials gives me a lot of fun and in the past oftentimes allowed me to familiarize with great titles. Today I will follow a different approach. I … Read more

Top 10 Worst Things To Do in a Kickstarter Campaign

I back MANY Kickstarter campaigns. Probably TOO many, to be honest. I mean, my discord username is “Big Bri the KS Guy for a reason”. I do not mind Kickstarter and do not consider it a sign of the impending doom to our hobby. My lens for this list is through why I back games … Read more

Top 10 Warhammer Age of Sigmar Heroes

With a setting that has physical incarnations of magic and literal gods walking around, Warhammer Age of Sigmar is known for having over-the-top heroes with crazy back stories. Some stretching back to the World That Was (Warhammer Fantasy). I figured I would give my hot take on some of my favorite heroes. This is a … Read more

Top 10 Party Board Games

If you’re looking for tips on being the life of the party, look no further. Picture this scene. Everyone is happily chatting, looking relaxed, maybe some are inebriated. You, with your knack for reading the room, have a splendid idea. “Who wants to play a game!?” you inquire. It appears no one wants to speak … Read more

Top 10 Board Games Based on a Licensed IP

When you hear Intellectual Property or IP, games what’s the first thing through your head? Is it one of the many soulless mass-market re-skins or do you think of some of the Marvel, Harry Potter, and Star Wars games? We’re living in a golden age of board games and there’s no shortage of great games … Read more

Chess 2022 – January Top Pics

“American Chess Magazine has been launched in November 2016 to help readers keep in touch with all the most significant happenings in the exciting world of present-day chess, both at home and abroad.” A few weeks ago I shared with you a couple of puzzles with totally unexpected solutions from the “Chess 2022 Day-to-Day Calendar: … Read more

Top 10 Dinosaur Board Games

In 1993 when Jurassic Park debuted, the world was enthralled. It wasn’t the first time that dinosaurs had graced the silver screen, but it was a technical marvel for its time. If you have the time, I’d highly suggest watching the Jurassic Park episode of The Movies That Made Us on Netflix, it’s a great … Read more

My top anticipated wargames of 2022 – The Boardgames Chronicle

Having discussed previous year from the boardgames and blog perspective – you can see my articles summarizing it here: the time has come to look forward. It is customary of me to check at the beginning of the year my pre-orders and wish-list and check what new, exciting games I can expect that coming 12 … Read more