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Ethnos

Ethnos

Ticket to Ride is one of my gateway games into the hobby of modern board gaming and is still one of my family’s favorites to play. Ethnos scratches a very similar itch but provides a few more interesting decisions as well as some variability from game to game. It’s simple to teach and the different combinations of fantasy races that can end up in the deck drastically change the game and forces players to change up their strategies.

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Spirits of the Wild

Spirits of the Wild

I saw this game and was immediately drawn to it. I watched a video review by Marco Arnaudo (link to the left) who mentioned that his 6 year old loved it. That sold me on it and sure enough our 5 year old picked it up really fast and loved it too. We played a couple times before bed and when she woke up the next morning she was still talking about it, one of the true hallmarks of a good game.

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The Art of Chill

The Art of Chill

The Art of Chill just radiates good vibes from its spot varnished double exposure box lid and those good vibes keep coming as you unpack the box. There is a huge stack of Bob Ross paintings that tuck nicely into the supplied easel, a small Bob Ross dice, a graduated rainbow score track, player boards that are little paint pallets and to top everything off there is a little Bob meeple that I may just keep out to use in other games – Clank! In! Space! Perhaps.

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The Other Shelf

The Other Shelf

I bought Ikea shelves for my board games, but not the Kallax. Do I regret it? The short answer is no. Not at all. The fit right in where they are supposed to and they hold a good amount of big boxes.

The long answer, yes, maybe a little.

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Headfirst

Headfirst

Old Sound New Sound! Twitter Instagram The three of us, myself (Mitch Morris), Steve Haley and Dave Bartlett, had been kicking around the idea of joining the board game podcast pool for a long time now and finally decided to get our feet wet. So please bare with us as...

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