Chase has the makings of a great abstract strategy game and yet there is something missing which keeps it from being nothing more than a very average game.
While Kingdomino may have taken inspiration from the game Dominoes, it finds a way to improve upon it in every way to create one of the best board games from 2016.
While it takes some liberties with the video game and is a little on the easy side, I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised with the 1989 Tetris board game.
Skippity takes the basic premise of Checkers and by adding a few small tweaks creates a simple yet surprisingly tactical game that is better than the original game.
RESISTOR has an interesting theme and mechanics but has a leader problem which creates a solid but unspectacular game.
All The King’s Men does a good job at simplifying Chess but in the process eliminates some of things that make Chess enjoyable.
Terzetto is a solid simple game which leads to it being kind of boring.
Every once and a while you come across a board game that truly surprises you. Square Off is one of those games.
King’s Court doesn’t revolutionize Checkers but it succeeds in being the best Checkers variant that I have ever played.
Chess on the Loose tries to add some interesting mechanics to Chess but ends up making Chess a worse game.