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Walkthroughs

I Play Red writes board game walkthroughs for upcoming releases, kickstarter projects and classic games.
Players
3 - 5
Time
20 - 30 mins
Publisher
DEAR SPIELE

I was fooled! I played a game on the side of the dogs! But there’s enough cool cats in this game to make up for it. The elite K-Nine hound dogs are watching Checkpoint Charlie, ... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 4
Time
45 - 90 mins
Publisher
Fowers Games

The Burgle Bros are an elite team of burglars that pull off impossible heists. Together, you will play as the Burgle Bros crew trying to pull off the heist of the century. All ... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 - 40 mins
Publisher
Lautapelit.fi

The lost island of Dokmus has been found, it is the birthplace of your tribe and your ancient God, Dokmus. As a tribe Elder, you are tasked with leading an expedition to the isl... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 60 mins
Publisher
Blue Orange (EU)

If, like me, you had to spend hours in drama class at school pretending to be a tree, then this is the game you have been waiting for! Finally, this is that one situation you ca... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
45 - 60 mins
Publisher
Asterion Press

In the lands of Ethnos, a new age is dawning. The six kingdoms lay empty and the twelves tribes that used to inhabit it have been scattered to the winds. Players compete to beco... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 60 mins
Publisher
Rio Grande Games

Explore, Settle, Develop, Trade, Consume or Produce? What do you need to do right now, and most importantly, what are you willing to let your opponents do? Your goal: to build t... Continue reading →

Players
2
Time
20 mins
Publisher
Grand Gamers Guild

I really want to say Pocket Ops is tic tac toe on steroids, but I don’t want to put you off! It’s a great little game that’s easy to play because you already know the basics. Continue reading →

Players
3 - 6
Time
10 - 15 mins
Publisher
Brain Games

Last year, Brain Games bought us the award-winning penguin flicking game Ice Cool. This year they give us Doodle Rush. While not at all similar, it’s more fun for all the family... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
25 - 35 mins
Publisher
Play Nation Studios

Dream Catchers, simply put, has some of the cutest art and theme I have ever seen in a game! It is a cooperative game where players visit sleeping children and have to work toge... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
15 - 30 mins
Publisher
Alderac Entertainment Group

Two of the most important things in my life are cats and board games, so when the two combine, I have been known to get a little over excited! Players will be taking on the role... Continue reading →

Players
4 - 10
Time
10 mins
Publisher
Bézier Games

Everyone has probably played at least one of the ‘Werewolf’ or subsequent spin off games so has some clue what to expect here, hidden role, deduction and a lot of fun! Continue reading →

Abstract, Tile Placement, Set Collections
Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Next Move Games

After the success of Century: Spice Road, we have all been holding our breath for the next release from Plan B Games and they certainly haven’t failed us with the deceptive litt... Continue reading →

Route Building
Players
1 - 6
Time
30 - 180 mins
Publisher
Massif Games, LLC

Standing 18 inches tall and able to rotate 360 degrees, Mountaineers is an impressive looking game, not only that, it is thematically accurate and has great gameplay. With the w... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
45 - 60 mins
Publisher
Freshwater Game Company

Sectre is an abstract, tile placement game for between two and six players. Please note all pictures shown are of a prototype copy so will vary from the final version, however, ... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
10 - 20 mins
Publisher
Blue Orange (EU)

It’s still Halloween week, so time for one more spooky game! The house on the hill has a reputation for being haunted, people see strange things through the window and the house... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
45 - 60 mins
Publisher
ADC Blackfire Entertainment

Halloween is a time when the walls between our world and the next became thin and porous, allowing spirits to pass through and yesterday the monsters came back into our world th... Continue reading →

Dice Rolling, Card Drafting, Set Collection
Players
2 - 4
Time
45 mins
Publisher
Piatnik

Imagine the sights, sounds and smells of Paris in the 19th Century. Now, concentrate on the smells, because unsurprisingly that is what Parfum is all about! Continue reading →

Card Drafting, Route Building, Stock Holding
Players
2 - 6
Time
90 mins
Publisher
AMIGO

In a gaming world where train games are either ‘family games’ (Ticket to Ride) or heavy-weight (18XX), Union Pacific sits nicely in the middle. It’s a great introduction to some... Continue reading →

Ulm

Ulm

Players
2 - 4
Time
45 - 75 mins
Publisher
dV Giochi

At the beginning of the 16th Century Ulm is one of the largest municipal territories within the German Nation. Success and wealth are the result of citizens business acumen and ... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
90 mins
Publisher
OKAZU Brand

Once a sleepy, fishing village, Yokohama opened up for foreign trade and became the premier hub of trade in all Japan. Firms were established to export Japanese products in exch... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 4
Time
60 mins
Publisher
Space Cowboys

Ever fancied a swashbuckling adventure across the high seas, trading goods and hijacking honest merchants to make a quick doubloon or two? If so, this is the perfect game for yo... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 mins
Publisher
Korea Boardgames co., Ltd.

This is a dexterity game for two teams containing some of the strangest shaped pieces I’ve ever seen! Pile up all your pieces to win, but be careful not to let the timer run out... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 8
Time
10 mins
Publisher
Big Potato

Can you blend in with the crowd and bluff your way through? Can you catch someone else out in a fib? If so, then Chameleon is the game for you! Firstly, I have to say a massive ... Continue reading →

Kingdomino, Spiel des Jahres, Coiledspring
Players
2 - 4
Time
15 - 20 mins
Publisher
Blue Orange (EU)

Unless you’ve been gaming under a rock, you will have heard of the ‘Spiel des Jahres’ award. This is a German award that translates as ‘Game of the Year’. First awarded in 1979 ... Continue reading →

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