Category Archives: Euro

Episode #63 – Scoville: Labs

The first expansion for Scoville, Labs adds a pepper breeding laboratory for each player, where you can cross breed peppers that are off limits to other players!

Intro – 0:00
Rules Overview – 1:20
Final Thoughts – 5:48

Episode #62 – Scoville

Plant peppers and harvest new strains. Sel at the market and compete in the chili cookoff! Do you have what it takes to become a pepper maven?

Intro – 0:00
Rules Overview – 1:07
Final Thoughts – 13:49

Episode #56 – Steam Works

Grab some components and build crazy machines powered by Clockwork, Steam, an Electricity in this great worker placement euro.

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:06
Rules Overview – 4:28
Final Thoughts – 20:21
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Episode #55 – Gold Rush

Gold West is a great 2-4 player area control and resource management game where players are attempting to build the most profitable mining empire during the historic California gold rush!

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 0:56
Rules Overview – 3:55
Final Thoughts – 16:00

Old World New World

A direct conflict boardgame where players take turns placing terrain cards in a grid in an effort to move their units from one side of the map to the other while at the same time preventing their opponents from doing the same.

Vitals
– 2-4 players
– 20-30 minutes
– Designer: Aaron Smith

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:08
Rules Overview – 3:52
Final Thoughts – 16:11

Xia: Legends of a Drift System (Kickstarter Preview)

Xia is a fantastic open world sci-fi board game where players will be exploring the galaxy in an effort to accumulate the most fame! Due to the many paths to victory as well as the modular set-up, no two games will ever play the same.

Vitals
– 2-5 players
– 120 minutes
– Designer: Cody Miller

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 3:01
Rules Overview – 5:11
Final Thoughts – 24:08

Legends of Andor

A fun and challenging cooperative fantasy game where players are trying to complete legend objectives while preventing the castle from being overrun by monsters.

Vitals
– 1-4 players
– 60-90 minutes
– Designers: Michael Menzel

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:33
Rules Overview – 4:44
Final Thoughts – 15:27

Casa Grande

Ultimately, this is a 3D abstract with a city building theme. Bright colors and great quality components complement this easy to learn, light-medium weight game.

Vitals
– 2-4 players
– 45 minutes
– Designer: Günter Burkhardt

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:12
Rules Overview – 2:23
Final Thoughts – 9:34

Indigo

A fun abstract strategy with easy to learn rules and potential for some great table talk.

Vitals
– 2-4 players
– 30-45 minutes
– Designers: Reiner Knizia

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:20
Rules Overview – 2:51
Final Thoughts – 8:14

Las Vegas

A fantastic quick filler that is a lot of fun despite the high luck factor.

Vitals
– 2-5 players
– 20-30 minutes
– Designer: Rüdiger Dorn

Intro – 0:00
Unboxing and Components – 1:58
Rules Overview – 3:31
Final Thoughts – 7:23