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Love crunchy games about placing workers, collecting resources, and taking actions to do things with those resources then you are at the right place.

Board Game Brunch: Servus Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest Food and Game
Oktoberfest Food and Game

Oktoberfest may be cancelled for 2021 but we still are celebrating here at WiscoDice. Today’s Board Game Brunch match-up is Hellertau with some traditional Oktoberfest foods.

Board Game Brunch: Battle for Dominance

Board Game Brunch is back this week with a life or death battle. Dominant Species with a food chain breakfast. Which species came out on top and did Orla (the dog) succeed in getting the steak? Read on to find out!

Dominant Species - Board Game Brunch
Dominant Species – Board Game Brunch

Board Game Bruch: Playing and Eating in the Slammer

Board Game Brunch this week featured members of the WiscoDice crew playing and eating in the slammer. No, we didn’t really get locked up. Instead we played Lock Up by Thunderworks Games and ate Jailhouse Rice from South Your Mouth.

Image is of Board Game Brunch - Jailhouse Rice and Lockup game box
Jailhouse Rice and Lockup game box

5 Hidden Gems: What makes my Board Games Collection Standout

Hidden gems, these great games set your collection apart from others. In the thousands of different games available to you, how do you find these games that make your personal collection unique? For me, I’ve had great luck with recommendations from our local game store and playing unique games at friend’s homes.

Hidden Gems

After reviewing our game collection, I came up with 5 hidden gem games. In no particular order:

  1. Steampunk Rally
  2. Brew Crafters
  3. Starving Artists
  4. Gearworks
  5. Isle of Skye

After the Empire: Epic Kingdoms Await You

After the Empire is a unique Tower Defense/Worker Placement game from Grey Fox Games. Players will build up their castle defenses and hire soldiers and mercenaries to defend against the ever-growing threat of invaders. Will you be able to build the wealthiest kingdom by the end of seven rounds? Lets find out in this review of After the Empire!

  • Players: 2-4
  • Playtime: 90 minutes
  • Publisher: Grey Fox Games
  • Designers: Evan Halbert, Ryan Mauk

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