Oh, it’s Forbidden? Let’s Do it Anyway.


Forbidden Island has become such a classic in our eyes that it’s hard to believe it came out only six years ago. The mechanics are unique, the art is beautiful, and the game requires some serious strategizing and cooperation. Like Catan or Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island is just one of those games that every … Read more…


Burninating the Countryside


Even as game designers, we’re constantly impressed by the creative ways in which dice are used in games. Far gone are the days of “roll dice, move X spaces” (or worse… Yahtzee!). Dice games have become a staple in our collections—they’re usually easy to learn, quick to play, and very portable.They tend to be luck-based … Read more…