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Walkthroughs

I Play Red writes board game walkthroughs for upcoming releases, kickstarter projects and classic games.
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 →

Century: Spice Road, Splendor, Plan B Games
Players
2 - 5
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Plan B Games

Five heavy gamers sit down to play a light filler game and all enjoy it. No this, isn’t the start of a bad joke but the start of my Century: Spice Road walkthrough! After playin... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
15 - 20 mins
Publisher
(Self-Published)

Are you devilishly good or a saintly sinner? Whichever way you feel inclined, your fellow gamers will force you down a different path! In Seven and Seven you are trying to colle... Continue reading →

Kingdoms, Reiner Knizia
Players
2 - 4
Time
45 mins
Publisher
Hans im Glück

Establish your castles in the rich areas of the kingdom to gain gold, but beware as trolls and dragons may pop up and steal your riches from you! Kingdoms is one of those real... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
30 - 40 mins
Publisher
Blackrock Games

Play as a Lord or Lady seeking fame and fortune in new lands, seeking new opportunities for your noble house. Honshu is essentially a trick taking game that also has city buildi... Continue reading →

Players
2
Time
15 - 120 mins
Publisher
Entropic Games Ltd

Oligarchy is set in the dark, dystopian and (not to) distant future. Players take on the role of corporations, governments and other organisations in the struggle for power. T... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
45 - 60 mins
Publisher
Tinkerbot Games

Poor Spookie, his haunted house is over run with pests of the worst kind, the living! As one of his minions he is trusting you to get rid of them by scaring them out of their ro... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 4
Time
20 - 35 mins
Publisher
Cryptozoic Entertainment

A long time ago, on a board far, far away you and your friends must save your ship and crew by escaping from the Gravwell.The box contains:Board26 Fuel Cards4 Emergency Stop Car... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 5
Time
60 mins
Publisher
alea

New York City in the 1960s. The new immigration act means a demographic boom and a new wave of Chinese immigrants is moving into Chinatown. Hard working men and women are want... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
60 - 75 mins
Publisher
Roxley

'Get your ass to Mars', or so the man said! So, join up with Solaris Corporation and do just that with Super Motherload.Included in the box is:20 Minor Achievement Cards10 Major... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 6
Time
30 mins
Publisher
Albi

Ever fancied the world of property trading? Everything from cardboard boxes to space stations are up for grabs in this game of property and prosperity. Continue reading →

Players
4 - 8
Time
45 mins
Publisher
Game Republic, Inc.

In the demon world an epic battle rages between the shadows and hunters. Their are civilians caught up in the middle who have their own goals. In Shadow Hunters you and your f... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 5
Time
30 - 60 mins
Publisher
Gamelyn Games

If you have played any of the Tiny Epic range from Gamelyn you will already know that they are pretty small and very epic! Following in the footsteps of Tiny Epics Defenders com... Continue reading →

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