Tag Archives: Gryphon Games

My 2014 Tabletop Game of the Year: Eggs & Empires

My 2014 Tabletop Game of the Year: Eggs & Empires

Yesterday I shared the top picks for board games of 2014 from several of us, but today’s post is just my own. My choice for 2014 Tabletop Game of the Year: Eggs & Empires. Read More

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2 Games for Polite Society

2 Games for Polite Society

There are some themes that are pretty common in board games: fighting (zombies or monsters or just other people), magic, farming, animals. I haven’t played many games that focus on, say, attracting a suitable husband in the early 1800s or the intricacies of societal norms in the early 20th century. But—lo and behold—here are two games about polite (or sometimes not-so-polite) society: Marrying Mr. Darcy and Lords & Ladies. Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Cheesonomics

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Cheesonomics

Cheesonomics is a card game about—you guessed it—cheese. It’s a card game by Dale Tolley with elements of set collection and hand management (plus a bit of memory), and it’s currently on Kickstarter. I’ll warn you now: the game is pretty cheesy (it says so right on the box), so if you’re lactose-pun-intolerant then you might need to sit this one out. Read More