Stunning Forest-Growing Gen Con Release Available Now

August 15, 2017

Check out this gorgeous forest-growing game from Blue Orange Games, releasing at Gen Con this weekend, but Available Now at Board Game Barrister.

Show your dominance in the forest by establishing the best positions on the board, gathering valuable sunlight, …

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All-Ages Kingdom Builder Wins Board Gaming’s Most Prestigious Award

August 1, 2017

Will your kingdom be the greatest in the land? Who cares, as long as it looks the nicest!

In Kingdomino, you and your fellow players will attempt to assemble the most excellent kingdom, one two-part (domino style) tile at …

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Barrister’s Brief Newsletter for July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017

This week’s issue of the Barrister’s Brief newsletter covers:

  • GlennCon 2017 Schedule of Events – Now Available;
  • Early Release: The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire;
  • Star Wars Armada Store Championships;
  • A Learn-to-Play event for the all new Leaders of Euphoria;
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It’s time to enter… Arena for the Gods

July 5, 2017

Welcome to the Arena of the all-powerful, where only the greatest mythological heroes fight to please the Gods.

Choose wisely from among six powerful heroes, then bid for legendary equipment and mythical mounts–using your own life points as payment!

Once …

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Take Control of Ethnos!

June 21, 2017

The land of Ethnos is at war! It’s up to you to recruit powerful allies among the Merfolk, Dwarves, Minotaurs, Wizards and more to gain control of the land.

Ethnos contains six distinct regions which play home to twelve …

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It’s the Bottom of the 9th

June 7, 2017

Bottom of the Ninth
A Game for Two by Greater Than Games

It’s the bottom of the ninth inning. The Home Team is a single run away from victory, so the Visitors will need to force three Outs before that

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The Captain… is Dead!

June 1, 2017

You read the title right. An alien force caught you with your shields down, and your captain didn’t make it through their first volley. You’ve managed to get your shields online, albeit at low power, so now it’s time to

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Game Highlight: Spyfall 2

January 31, 2017

Spyfall2Espionage is a tricky game. If you’re going to be a spy, there are certain things you’ll need to be able to read: People, Hints, and Between-the-Lines. These are the skills you’ll employ in Spyfall 2.

Each round, you and

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Harry Potter: The Battle for Hogwarts

January 9, 2017

Like many out therhogwartsbattkee, I saw the new Harry Potter game and thought: “Oh yay, another media marketing ploy and tie-in to promote a brand that’s slapped onto a generic game!” But, as a former teacher and a fantasy …

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2016 Spiel des Jahres Winner: Codenames

November 21, 2016

codenamescomponentsWe don’t often talk about board game awards here, and probably for good reason. I would venture to guess that most folks aren’t familiar with most of the awards that are handed out to board games each year, which makes …

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