Icarus – Keep or Cull?

“Don’t fly too close to the sun” – the lesson that we are supposed to take away from the famed Greek Mythological tale of Icarus. The game Icarus by Reiner Knizia sort of follows that theme. Icarus is a card-based bluffing game here you are trying to bid high, but not so high that you…

Family Vacation – Keep or Cull?

We were all there once: the back seat of your family car, packed to the gills with suitcases and coolers. We were going on vacation! This (in my view) little-known game by Philip DuBarry takes you back to those days. Along the way you’ll see some of America’s greatest cities and roadside attractions. I’ll be…

Caylus: Magna Carta – Keep or Cull?

Caylus is one of the new classic board games. It’s in the BoardGameGeek top 50 as I write this. Caylus is a tight worker-placement game where players have to gain resources, build businesses to help gain more resources, and help the king build the castle. There’s a lot going on, and it can be tough…