LOUNGE all new asksnapzu ideasforsnapzu newtribes interesting pics videos funny technology science technews gaming health history worldnews business web research entertainment food living internet socialmedia mobile space sports photography nature animals movies culture travel television finance music celebrities gadgets environment usa crime politics law money justice psychology security cars wtf art google books lifetips bigbrother women apple kids recipes whoa military privacy education facebook medicine computing wildlife design war drugs middleeast diet toplists economy fail violence humor africa microsoft parenting dogs canada neuroscience architecture religion advertising infographics sex journalism disaster software aviation relationships energy booze life japan ukraine newmovies nsa cannabis name Name of the tribe humanrights nasa cute weather gifs discoveries cops futurism football earth dataviz pets guns entrepreneurship fitness android extremeweather fashion insects india northamerica
+20 20 0
Published 4 years ago with 6 Comments
Additional Contributions:

Join the Discussion

  • Auto Tier
  • All
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Post Comment
  • spaceghoti

    Wil Wheaton's Tabletop series.

    • caelreth

      True, I don't really think of it as a review, but it really is - along with a fun view anyway.

      • spaceghoti

        Granted, it's a one-sided review. If Wil doesn't like it he won't play it on the show, but the fact that he doesn't play a game on the show doesn't necessarily mean he doesn't like it. He just uses it to showcase games that he likes and thinks can be demonstrated live on video.

  • Apocafist (edited 4 years ago)

    For me its a mix of some youtube channels and BoardGameGeek. On the YouTube side there is Tabletop which can be fun. I've seen games on it that made skip the game because I didn't find it interesting or the game mechanics weren't what I wanted in a game. And while some people may not like them some of the reviews people put on Amazon can be informative.

    Finally my favorite way to discover a new game to play is when I go to PAX East. I'd sit down and learn a game on the fly. If its easy enough to learn I may buy it that weekend and enjoy with my friends during late nights or early mornings of our trip. The game Ascension is a good example of it. We learned it at their booth. Picked up a copy and played it at the hotel later on at night.

    There was a board game thread not long ago. I tried to find it but had no success. People listed a bunch of games they liked. These are the ones we play the most at my place:

    Ticket to Ride - Very easy to learn and fun. Settlers of Cattan Cyclades - Fun game. Reminds me of Clash of the Titans a bit. Ascension - Easy to learn. It has many different editions out, so I suggest going with the newest one. Cards Against Humanity

    There is a Marvel cooperative card game that is a bit long to set up but fun. I think there is an Alien version of it out now. Resident Evil was another card based game we've had a good time with. I played Star Realms at Pax this year and had a good time with it. Its a two player space ship combat card game. A game that was harder to learn (for me anyway), but good once you get it going was Puerto Rico. Another one I'm a bit slow to get is Android: Net Runner.

    I could be misremembering but I think I've heard Pandemic is good game.

    *fixed some misspelled words

    • charredbysin

      Pandemic is a great game, full of cooperative strategy and varying levels of difficulty.

      Is the Marvel cooperative card game you're thinking of Sentinels of the Multiverse? Or is it something else?

  • caelreth

    Sadly, I don't have a recommendation - but I will watch this thread for suggestions. Haven't played too many board games of late, but would like to get back in to them now that my kids are getting older.

Here are some other snaps you may like...