Browsing the "Historical Setting" Tag

Illuminate Your Manuscripts

September 8th, 2016 | by Luke Turpeinen

In the card game Biblios (by Iello, 2007) you play as the abbot of a European monastery who gains prestige by producing the best illustrated manuscripts. While getting prestige seems to be an odd goal for someone who is presumably a man of God, and especially so for a monastic order- I'll chalk it up to humans being humans wherever they are


Two Civilizations Duke it Out

February 3rd, 2016 | by Nicole Jekich

Our Review of 7 Wonders: Duel I have many fond gaming memories with 7 Wonders. I first caught sight of [&hellip


Sitting On A Gold Mine

November 13th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

In Fool's Gold you play as 19th Century prospecting teams looking for gold in the Rocky Mountains, but you'll have to sift through the silt to get to it


My Pint Glass Epitaph

May 18th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

What sets Alewood apart from other drinking and party games is very simple: it's actually a good board game, that happens to use liquid in a glass as a literally consumable resource


Spin Tales Like Scheherazade

January 21st, 2015 | by Nicole Jekich

Review of Tales of Arabian Nights I have never completed a full game of Tales of Arabian Nights. Not once had [&hellip


Siege of Verdan

January 14th, 2015 | by Luke Turpeinen

If Jester's Hand Publishing can do these three things with their project launch on the 20th, then they are sure to make waves


A Comprehensive Guide to Munchkin

November 21st, 2014 | by Luke Turpeinen

It turns out that there is a lot more Munchkin out there than I originally thought. So much so that my idea got completely overwhelmed, and just wading through all of the different items on Amazon was difficult without knowing what I was looking for


V20 Dark Ages Clans: Ranked

October 31st, 2014 | by Luke Turpeinen

Following the success of the V20 Kickstarter project, Onyx Path has recently put up a new project to produce a vanity collector's edition of the Vampire: the Dark Ages line. These are my favorite clans from the PDF preview


Zeppelin Mania!

October 27th, 2014 | by Luke Turpeinen

Zeppelin Attack is an amazing deck-building game that reached to do something different in the genre and succeeded. It's light-hearted, thematic, moderately complex and includes many familiar mechanics that you love


A Love Letter from Rokugan

October 22nd, 2014 | by Luke Turpeinen

In a lot of ways, casual cards game are our bread and butter here at Across the Board Games. While [&hellip



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