Clans of Caledonia

19th century Scotland. Change is in the air. Small farming villages are feeling the squeeze. What's a farmer to do but get with the times. People don't just want milk and grain anymore, they want processed goods. And what's all this fuss about whiskey? Lots of uncertainty lies ahead but one thing's certain, a tough road lies ahead for the Clans of Caledonia.

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Final Thoughts on Tokyo Highway

I have too many board games. I know it. Perhaps you can relate. I wouldn't be much of an issue if it weren't for the physical footprint they occupy in my home. But it can't be escaped. Board games are physical beasts by their nature and it should be celebrated. A good game will not just simply exist in its physical space, but embrace it. Enter Tokyo Highway.

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Tokyo Highway

With over 13 million people, Tokyo is one of the most populous cities in the world. It's also known for it's world-class public transport system. Trains rule the day, but automobiles still have their place. And now you've been tasked with building the infrastructure to accommodate them. It's up to you to build the Tokyo Highway.

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Final Thoughts on Lignum

At first blush, Lignum is a hard sell. The name alone is esoteric not to mention the setting. 19th century logging? Not exactly the most scintillating topic. And then there's the artwork. It tries to pull off a wood motif that just ends up looking muddled. But I'd heard positive things from people I trusted and was willing give it a try and see what kind of experience it provided. I'm glad I did.

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