Tag: animal themed
Lands of Galzyr: Game of the Year 2022
We’ve almost reached the end of 2022, and that means many people are talking about their favorite game releases from this past year. Instead of making a top-ten list, I want to talk about a single game from 2022: Lands of Galzyr. Lands of Galzyr is quite different from the games I normally play. I…
My Top 5 Cozy Board Games
With the start of autumn in the northern hemisphere and the weather cooling off for many of us, more time is going to be spent indoors. This time of year often brings about feelings of coziness as we sit around the fire and wrap ourselves in blankets. As a result, I thought this would be…
Kittens + Beasts (The Isle of Cats): My Favorite Expansions
One of my favorite expansions is Kittens + Beasts for The Isle of Cats. In Kittens + Beasts, kitten and beast tiles are added to the game (surprise, surprise). Kittens are smaller than cats, so they take up less space on your boat, enabling you to fill difficult spaces. Beasts want to be friends with…
Wingspan Cooperative Variant: First Impressions
Wingspan is super popular and a lot of people have heard of it, but I’m not so sure if the cooperative variant is well known. The rules for it are in the Automa rulebook of the Oceania expansion. However, you don’t need any special components to play, so you could play it with the base…
Everdell: Peaceful Game Series
Everdell is a board game where you are the leader of a band of forest critters tasked with building a city in the valley of Everdell beneath the ancient Ever Tree. On your turn, you will either be placing a worker, playing a new construction or critter card, or progressing to the next season.
Cat Lady: Peaceful Game Series
Cat Lady is a card game where you play as, you guessed it, cat ladies! During the game, you will be collecting cats, feeding cats, and making sure your cats are happy. You do this by selecting either a row or column of cards from a 3×3 grid of cards each turn.
The Isle of Cats: Peaceful Game Series
One of the first things you interact with when you play The Isle of Cats is a big cloth bag filled with tetris-shaped cats. You need to take cats out of the bag in order to populate the island where they live. However, these are not ordinary cats.