Over the few years or so “Microgames” has been gaining an increasing amount of traction. From the charming Love Letter with its little velour pouch to the “pay-what-want” crowd-funding campaign for Coin Age, less has been more for a lot of designers recently.
But small bags with lots of game inside are not a new invention. Ogre: Pocket Edition from Steve Jackson games was first released in 1977. As part of the 2012 Kickstarter for the truly gargantuan Ogre: Designer’s Edition the smaller version from over three decades ago got a relaunch in tandem with its larger cousin. Continue reading
There are very few games currently on the market that can capture the humanity of board games in the same way as Dead of Winter. Every detail, every mechanic and every piece of flavour text is designed to make you feel cold, hungry and afraid. Continue reading