Archive | February, 2013

Ground Floor & Skyline

22 Feb

Image taken from Board Game Geek – thanks to Nathan Morse for uploading it.

Two game reviews for the price of one!  Ground Floor and Skyline are the two newest games in Tasty Minstrel Games’ increasingly impressive game library.  Both games exist thanks to a very successful Kickstarter campaign from mid-2012.  Ground Floor was the star of the campaign.  Skyline was added as a stretch goal bonus.  Both games have a similar goal, in that you are trying to build a skyscraper (or in Skyline’s case – skyscrapers).  Both games come at this goal from very different directions.

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Storage Wars – The Game

4 Feb

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Sometimes, a game comes along and it makes you lose faith in humanity.  Storage Wars is one of those games.  From the creepy sneers of the cover art, to the “Based on the A&E Hit” splash icon…everything about this game screams “cheap media tie-in.”  Yet, here I am, with this game in my collection.  I have read the rules, I have even played the game!  And I’m here to tell you, this is not your typical media tie-in game.  Well, actually it is…but there is a glimmer of hope for the game out there that you can’t say about most tie-in games.

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