Under The Microscope is probably my favorite filler game - No Thanks! Designed by Thorston Gimmler Published in English by Z-Man Games Abstract: No Thanks! is a card game in which players pay a chip not to take a card from the middle of the play area. Each card has a certain amount of points [...]
This time Rat-A-Tat Cat is under the microscope. Designed by Ann and Monty Stambler Published by Gamewright This is a quick family game that reinforces addition and subtraction where the lowest score wins. What You Get: A deck of 54 cards made up of cat and rat cards with various point values or powers A [...]
This time on Go Forth And Game I'm joined by Jay Cormier and Sen-Foong Lim, The Bamboozle Brothers. They are the designers of Train of Thought from Tasty Minstrel Games. It is a pleasure having you both on Go Forth And Game. Tell us a bit about yourselves. My name is Sen-Foong Lim – a [...]
10 Days In Asia Designed by Alan R. Moon & Aaron Weissblum Published by Out Of The Box This is a game of connecting countries in Asia to build a 10 day trip through those countries. It mixed fun and geography to produce a fun family game. What You Get: A game board with a [...]
I'm very pleased to talk to Seth Jaffee, head of game development at Tasty Minstrel Games and designer of Terra Prime and the upcoming Eminent Domain. Welcome Seth. Tell us a bit about yourself. What do you want to know? My name is Seth Jaffee - I am a Structural Engineer, Game Designer, and Game [...]
I just got back from A Taste of Fiasco, an afternoon of Fiasco with Jason Morningstar, the game's designer, and Steve Segedy, Bully Pulpit Games web guru. My game was with David, Shane, and Scott. We chose the 'Manna Hotel' playset. Manna Hotel is set in Manna, Kansas, population 1200. I played Miles Morgan, an [...]
I have another Fiasco playset published by Bully Pulpit Games - http://www.bullypulpitgames.com/. It was a fun collaboration with my buddies Chris and Kenny. Please check it out.