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October 2020
[BGG] Barkham Horror: The Card Game – The Meddling of Meowlathotep: Scenario Pack (2020) 2020-10-22 Barkham Horror combines humor and horror in an interesting way as dogs investigate and fight back against menacing cats. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Barkham Horror: The Card Game – The Meddling of Meowlathotep: Scenario Pack (2020) 2020-10-21 Barkham Horror takes the mechanics of Arkham Horror: The Card Game into a unique and comical setting with dogs against cats. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Witches of the Revolution (2017) 2020-10-19 Witches of the Revolution melds history and fantasy in a unique setting with interesting mechanics that often feel disconnected from the theme. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2020-10-17 Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden presents a comical theme inside a very difficult and enjoyable kind of gardening challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] AuZtralia (2018) 2020-10-13 AuZtralia presents Lovecraft horror in an interesting setting with railroads and resource gathering in Australia. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Journey: Wrath of Demons (2015) 2020-10-11 Journey: Wrath of Demons offers some unique concepts with its campaign and karma system, yet it ultimately suffers from generic luck-dependence. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2020-10-10 Marrying Mr. Darcy creates hilarious situations with the random events, but relies almost entirely on lucky draws or rolls. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2020-10-09 Crypt presents an interesting puzzle where the odds of dice rolls help create bidding situations to collect unique treasures. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Villainous (2018) 2020-10-06 Disney Villainous may be enjoyed as a solo experience as an optimization puzzle with plenty of variety between the different characters. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Machina Arcana (Second Edition): Premium Edition (2020) 2020-10-04 Machina Arcana may look like a standard dungeon crawler, yet it contains plenty of variety, scrolling map tiles, and a unique inventory system. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Machina Arcana (Second Edition): Premium Edition (2020) 2020-10-03 Machina Arcana features a unique map system, an engaging storyline, and plenty of dark horror to last a long time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu (2016) 2020-10-02 Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu presents an interesting setting where strategies are much deeper than they might initially seem. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu (2016) 2020-10-01 Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu takes some familiar concepts and adds horror elements in a logical and entertaining way. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 13

September 2020
[BGG] Mystery (2016) 2020-09-28 Mystery presents a fun superhero storyline with comedic moments, yet the adventure is over rather quickly with no branching storylines. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom (0) 2020-09-27 Fabled Lands provides an excellent and unique open-world concept with a set of intertwined gamebooks filled with quests and mysteries. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North (2019) 2020-09-25 Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North is a relatively quick-to-play challenge that includes many different clans and several solo scenarios. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North (2019) 2020-09-23 Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North presents an interesting solo challenge across multiple scenarios with many unique clans to play as. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: The Challenge Of Irene Adler (2016) 2020-09-21 Sherlock Holmes: The Challenge of Irene Adler presents a pair of mysteries to solve, yet misses the excitement of the investigation. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Dairyman (2016) 2020-09-20 Dairyman provides a simple and fun exercise in dice rolling and making sets of 10 on the road to turning milk into cheese, ice cream, and more. [SGOYT]
[BGG] In the Hall of the Mountain King (2019) 2020-09-19 In the Hall of the Mountain King features interesting concepts like card cascades and spells, yet may shine brightest multiplayer. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2020-09-16 Obsession offes multiple levels of difficulty within a theme that's competitive, yet still very enjoyable without direct confrontations. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2020-09-14 Obsession combines excellent mechanics with a wonderful theme in a way that creates a challenge within a Victorian age story. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Lockup: A Roll Player Tale (2019) 2020-09-13 Lockup: A Roll Player Tale places an imprisoned crew at the center of a strategic challenge to form alliances and craft unique items. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Lockup: A Roll Player Tale (2019) 2020-09-11 Lockup: A Roll Player Tale presents a strategic puzzle of working inside a prison against corrupt guards for the most victory points. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crystallo (2018) 2020-09-10 Crystallo creates a spatial puzzle within a cave where trapped creature spirits must be freed before facing a dragon. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tiny Epic Dinosaurs (2020) 2020-09-09 Tiny Epic Dinosaurs offers a fun challenge of running a dinosaur ranch, although the solo mode may require some house rules to truly shine. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Helionox: Deluxe Edition (2017) 2020-09-08 Helionox combines movement with deckbuilding as a dying solar system begins to crumble, all while the Shadow Syndicate continues to operate. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2020-09-07 Thurn and Taxis presents a relaxing but difficult challenge of setting up postal routes between many Bavarian cities and provinces. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2020-09-06 Thurn and Taxis sticks with a simple formula, yet creates plenty of variety and strategic decisions as postal routes take shape in Bavaria. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2020-09-02 Expedition: Northwest Passage simulates a tense and challenging adventure through the frozen, empty expanses of the Arctic. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-09-01 Gloom of Kilforth offers almost endless variety with different solo characters and a plethora of potential story arcs. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 18

August 2020
[BGG] Deep Future (2016) 2020-08-30 Deep Future is a make-as-you-play game that allows for customization within a rather challenging kind of card-based system. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-08-29 Gloom of Kilforth creates the foundation for a deep storyline with beautiful artwork and evocative story threads, complete with a serious threat. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Calico (2020) 2020-08-28 Calico creates a calm and relaxing atmosphere while still being rather challenging with a number of different goals and ways to score. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deep Future (2016) 2020-08-27 Deep Future provides the basis for creating an entirely unique galaxy and deck of cards that evolves over the course of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deep Future (2016) 2020-08-24 Deep Future is a surprisingly complex print-and-play game that weaves a narrative as a custom galaxy evolves over time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Calico (2020) 2020-08-22 Calico is both beautiful and challenging in a lightweight sense with a relaxing theme and high-quality components. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Calico (2020) 2020-08-21 Calico provides a relaxing, lightweight experience with quilting, cats, and plenty of interesting decisions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fantastic Factories (2019) 2020-08-20 Fantastic Factories offers many different ways to generate resources and produce goods with dice that act as workers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fantastic Factories (2019) 2020-08-19 Fantastic Factories provides a simple-to-run solo opponent, multiple difficulty levels, and a plethora of ways to build up a productive factory. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale (2019) 2020-08-15 Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale creates a mapmaking challenge with beautiful artwork and a surprising level of variety. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marvel Champions: The Card Game (2019) 2020-08-12 Marvel Champions: The Card Game allows for many different hero decks that can be customized, yet the fun is in mastering the use of each one. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marvel Champions: The Card Game (2019) 2020-08-09 Marvel Champions: The Card Game presents a lot of variability and challenges that reward repeated plays within a popular theme. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legacy of Dragonholt (2017) 2020-08-09 Legacy of Dragonholt manages to create an exciting adventure that not only causes one to think, but also to feel with amazing writing. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legacy of Dragonholt (2017) 2020-08-07 Legacy of Dragonholt offers many heartwarming moments with a cast of interesting characters and plenty of discoveries to make. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legacy of Dragonholt (2017) 2020-08-06 Legacy of Dragonholt creates a memorable experience with a paragraph-based adventure that benefits from excellent writing and intriguing characters. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legacy of Dragonholt (2017) 2020-08-06 Legacy of Dragonholt features a cheerful village, but also creates an emotional kind of experience with the outcomes of the quests. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legacy of Dragonholt (2017) 2020-08-05 Legacy of Dragonholt weaves together several quests to create an adventure that features an immersive world and a diverse cast of characters. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legacy of Dragonholt (2017) 2020-08-04 Legacy of Dragonholt presents a fun introduction to an adventure with a customizable sort of RPG character. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2020-08-02 Sunset Over Water creates a relaxing gaming experience that offers up a challenge in a beautiful world of natural landscapes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Roll Player (2016) 2020-08-01 Roll Player offers an interesting challenge that begins during the setup process with the choice of dice and the cascading effects of the first decisions. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 20

July 2020
[BGG] Roll Player (2016) 2020-07-31 Roll Player provides the basis for a surprisingly enjoyable character creation process, and the first expansion adds rewarding minion conflicts. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Roll Player (2016) 2020-07-29 Roll Player offers a wonderful experience with the base game, and further expands on character development with its first expansion. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Roll Player (2016) 2020-07-27 Roll Player manages to create fascinating characters through the process of drafting dice and buying cards with a simple set of mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Roll Player (2016) 2020-07-27 Roll Player utilizes a fairly simple set of dice drafting mechanics to create complete characters and a very satisfying sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-07-25 Millennium Blades offers almost endless possibilities with an enormous pool of cards and multiple strategies as it simulates the CCG world. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-07-24 Millennium Blades creates an excellent solo challenge as one builds a deck of just 8 cards to go up against a tricky boss deck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-07-22 Millennium Blades offers an amazing amount of variety within a challenging but uniquely humorous card game experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] A Feast for Odin (2016) 2020-07-20 A Feast for Odin may be solvable, yet it takes a lot of careful strategizing and optimizing to score well. [SGOYT]
[BGG] 30 Rails (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-07-19 30 Rails presents an interesting puzzle of placing railroad tracks and connecting various stations on a small, compact map. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Margraves of Valeria: Kickstarter Edition (2020) 2020-07-18 Margraves of Valeria: Kickstarter Edition features beautiful components and an interesting puzzle that might be a little too easy to solve for a solo game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Margraves of Valeria: Kickstarter Edition (2020) 2020-07-15 Margraves of Valeria: Kickstarter Edition provides plenty of choices, but the solo mode lacks the conflict that often leads to a challenging experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-07-13 NEOM is a straightforward tile-laying game about building a city, yet it's very enjoyable and often relaxing. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-07-12 NEOM features a set of straightforward rules and challenging decisions that make it feel like a city actually takes shape over the course of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ada Lovelace: Consulting Mathematician (2017) 2020-07-11 Ada Lovelace: Consulting Mathematician presents surprisingly interesting decisions and simple mechanics with just a handful of components. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2020-07-10 A look back at my board game and Calico Critters wedding with a reserved place for everyone from the guild and SGOYT. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 15

June 2020
[BGG] Trickerion: Collector's Edition (2019) 2020-06-29 Trickerion: Collector's Edition features unique magicians and a solo opponent that takes a little work, but provides a very challenging experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Trickerion: Collector's Edition (2019) 2020-06-27 Trickerion: Collector's Edition utilizes a deep but not overly complex set of mechanics as magicians learn and perform daring tricks. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Trickerion: Collector's Edition (2019) 2020-06-20 Trickerion: Collector's Edition creates a rivalry between magicians as they perform tricks and work to be labeled the greatest. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Trickerion: Collector's Edition (2019) 2020-06-17 Trickerion: Collector's Edition features beautiful components and a unique magician theme about learning tricks and putting on magic shows. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2020-06-13 The Big Book of Madness creates a unique challenge of controlled failures on the path to close the book for good and triumph. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2020-06-10 The Big Book of Madness may be a little more of an abstract puzzle, yet it provides plenty of variety and a truly challenging experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2020-06-08 The Big Book of Madness centers around a book in a magical academy, where students must work together to defeat curses and close the book forever. [SGOYT]
[BGG] A Feast for Odin (2016) 2020-06-07 A Feast for Odin offers a challenging puzzle about managing a village of Vikings, yet it encourages exploration and diversification of resources. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Isle of Cats (2019) 2020-06-06 The Isle of Cats presents a relaxing challenge as the goal is to simply rescue cats, but the strategies of placement and choice create difficult choices. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Isle of Cats (2019) 2020-06-04 The Isle of Cats is an absolutely beautiful and colorful delight to puzzle through with an enormous amount of variety in strategies and discoveries. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Isle of Cats (2019) 2020-06-01 The Isle of Cats offers a charming visual style and theme within the framework of a challenging puzzle filled with multiple, meaningful decisions. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 11

May 2020
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-05-31 NEOM presents a unique city-building puzzle with plenty of unique tiles and the ability to try out all sorts of strategies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-05-29 NEOM centers around the challenge of building a futuristic city from nothing as plenty of decisions and disasters pop up throughout the short play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Maquis (2013) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-25 Maquis simulates the tension of managing a group of resistance fighters in the fight for freedom with an interesting puzzle that stirs up emotions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aether Captains: Clockwork Cabal (2011) 2020-05-24 Aether Captains: Clockwork Cabal creates a race against time as a collection of parts must be found within a variable city layout. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2020-05-22 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game presents a very simple ruleset that creates interesting challenges as cards are overlapped for more and more points. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-19 Mechs vs. Minions weaves together a handful of missions to create an interesting campaign built around programming and puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-18 Mechs vs. Minions creates a challenging puzzle with every mission, but allows for all sorts of solutions to be programmed with the unique command cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-17 Mechs vs. Minions has plenty of ways to advance through a mission, although there are rare times when the challenge can be a little frustrating. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-16 Mechs vs. Minions introduces rules over the course of a 10-mission campaign to ease into the concepts and create a highly enjoyable experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-14 Mechs vs. Minions builds upon each mission's rules to create more and more challenging puzzles while still avoiding too much complexity. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-11 Mechs vs. Minions offers up unique puzzles and challenging situations, complete with a dash of humor to make plenty of fun memories. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-08 Mechs vs. Minions mixes an appropriate bit of humor in with interesting programming gameplay that ranges from simple to very complex puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-04 Mechs vs. Minions creates an interesting atmosphere of programming, humor, and unique missions with high quality components. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 13

April 2020
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-05-01 Mechs vs. Minions features a campaign-style system with sealed envelopes and a plethora of unique and reusable puzzles to work through. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-04-24 Mechs vs. Minions has all manner of missions and plenty of surprises in a realm of quirky programming and challenging puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-04-22 Mechs vs. Minions offers a campaign-style setting with multiple missions and plenty of variety to create interesting challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-04-21 Mechs vs. Minions includes challenging programming concepts within a humorous setting that makes failures seem interesting and worthwhile. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-04-19 Mechs vs. Minions offers the ability to program various command lines to work through different missions and experience increasingly complex mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2020-04-18 Mechs vs. Minions includes a robust programming opportunity within an endearing world with humor and increasingly complex missions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2020-04-17 Obsession creates the foundation for endlessly interesting stories about Victorian British society and the families within a small county. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2020-04-16 Obsession features narrative-driven gameplay that presents the challenge of managing a social circle, staff, and country estate. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2020-04-13 Obsession presents a unique blend of Victorian era society and estate management to create a highly thematic, memorable, and challenging experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] A Feast for Odin (2016) 2020-04-12 A Feast for Odin presents dozens of actions and many paths to earn victory points, yet the joy comes from experimenting and trying new combinations. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Your Town (2016) 2020-04-10 Your Town features an intriguing western adventure, but the excessive bookkeeping can weigh down gameplay and take away from the enjoyment. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Your Town (2016) 2020-04-09 Your Town mixes an adventure with bookkeeping in a way that may not work seamlessly, yet it still offers up an interesting western world to explore. [SGOYT]
[BGG] A Feast for Odin (2016) 2020-04-08 A Feast for Odin has all sorts of possible actions, yet the challenge is to figure out how to make the most of what's available and possible. [SGOYT]
[BGG] A Feast for Odin (2016) 2020-04-07 A Feast for Odin rewards experience over time as underused actions are tried out and new synergies are found to create a rewarding experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] A Feast for Odin (2016) 2020-04-06 A Feast for Odin offers a challenging puzzle with plenty of actions, yet rewards repeated plays with improved scores and the discovery of nuanced synergies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloomhaven (2017) 2020-04-04 Gloomhaven focuses on the micro-management side of battle through a large amount of scenarios and content, yet it may not work for every solo player. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloomhaven (2017) 2020-04-03 Gloomhaven offers up interesting card mechanics and character interaction within an enormous amount of content that may not work solo for everyone. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-04-02 Gloom of Kilforth features a plethora of story possibilities with practically endless encounters and unique characters to play as. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 18

March 2020
[BGG] Werewolf (2015) 2020-04-01 Loup Garou presents a story that may have limited reusability, yet the mystery behind the events is interesting and engrossing. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-03-31 Millennium Blades includes laugh-out-loud hilarious card flavor text and a surprisingly challenging system of building a small but effective deck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Werewolf (2015) 2020-03-31 Loup Garou uses a unique character progression system with randomized combat values to advance through a gamebook mystery. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tears of a Goddess (2015) 2020-03-30 Tears of a Goddess follows the adventure of a bounty hunty on the trail of a trio of thieves, complete with hidden numbers and several choices. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-03-29 Millennium Blades features some fantastic humor in its hundreds of cards and creates a real challenge in the construction of a tournament deck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2020-03-28 Herbaceous features beautiful artwork and simple mechanics that create an amazingly relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-03-28 Millennium Blades combines deckbuilding with a final tournament to create all sorts of strategies and an excellent challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Millennium Blades (2016) 2020-03-27 Millennium Blades simulates the world of collectible card games with humor and challenging deckbuilding mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-27 March of the Ants may require a lot of losses in order to record a victory over the broodmother, yet the challenge is immensely interesting. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-26 March of the Ants is a very challenging game that requires careful resource management and exploration on the path to defeating the broodmother. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2020-03-26 Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations contains multiple cases and puzzles that provide interesting challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2020-03-25 Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations introduces multiple mysteries that require real deductive thinking to solve, along with hidden puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Captive (2016) 2020-03-24 Captive offers up a chilling and terrifying experience during the initial play or so, but has a rather finite lifespan. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-03-24 Gloom of Kilforth creates exciting and interesting stories over the course of an interesting card-based quest. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-22 March of the Ants features a challenging mix of resource management, exploration, and battle with a colony of ants. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-22 March of the Ants benefits from a much more strategic and challenging solo mode included with its expansion, Minions of the Meadow. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-20 March of the Ants features a continuous battle between a colony of ants and invading centipedes with interesting mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-03-20 Gloom of Kilforth has a wide range of characters whose stories are memorable as they travel across the land in search of keywords to complete a saga. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Lost Ship (2020) 2020-03-18 Lost Ship simulates the journey of a single stranded spaceship as it searches for a new home planet amidst enemy aliens. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2020-03-18 The Fool's Journey takes a deck of Tarot cards and turns it into an adventure, complete with an optional story and plenty of choices. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-03-17 Gloom of Kilforth creates a challenging narrative that develops over the course of play where the journey is often very memorable. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2020-03-12 Gloom of Kilforth creates memorable stories as a character travels across the land to complete a saga and fight off an ancient enemy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Awkward Guests (2016) 2020-03-09 Awkward Guests presents an app-driven solo experience that works surprisingly well with a challenging murder mystery case to solve. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-08 March of the Ants is a challenging sort of solo game that likely benefits from the addition of the new modules in the expansions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-05 March of the Ants is a challenging experience about resource management in an ant colony with the ever-present threat of invading centipedes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] March of the Ants (2015) 2020-03-04 March of the Ants calls for careful resource planning as invading centipedes threaten the existence of an ant colony. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2020-03-03 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game presents one of the simplest rulesets in a strategic environment that works wonderfully for a smaller, lightweight game. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 27

February 2020
[BGG] Awkward Guests (2016) 2020-02-28 Awkward Guests uses a simple app to bridge the gap between the digital and physical to create an enjoyable solo murder mystery experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Paper Tales (2017) 2020-02-24 Paper Tales finds a way to make a solo card draft work against an opponent who can be quite challenging. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Paper Tales (2017) 2020-02-23 Paper Tales presents a challenging opponent with the Lich King, as well as an interesting way to use a solo drafting mechanic. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2020-02-21 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire game combines a simple set of rules with interesting decisions to create an enjoyable experience with pun-filled scoring tiers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2020-02-17 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game presents a simple set of rules and an interesting puzzle to create a fun sort of challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Newton (2018) 2020-02-13 Newton is an optimization puzzle with limited randomness, yet features a highly variable setup process and an interesting sort of challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Newton (2018) 2020-02-12 Newton offers up a challenging puzzle that spans multiple elements that can vary greatly from one play to the next. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Newton (2018) 2020-02-11 Newton offers up an interesting challenge with a set of partially connected mini-games that require efficient actions and optimized turns. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Newton (2018) 2020-02-09 Newton presents a challenging puzzle across multiple mini-games on the path to innovative discoveries. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Newton (2018) 2020-02-09 Newton presents a challenging puzzle that may have a lot of moving parts with the randomized setup, yet it's simple to keep some static elements between plays. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Newton (2018) 2020-02-08 Newton utilizes a series of separate mini-games that come together in a way to create a satisfyingly challenging experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The One Hundred Torii (2020) 2020-02-07 The One Hundred Torii crafts a unique and relaxing experience as a journey through a Japanese garden takes shape. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The One Hundred Torii (2020) 2020-02-06 The One Hundred Torii offers up a relaxing experience about laying tiles out in a Japanese garden and following paths on a journey. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The One Hundred Torii (2020) 2020-02-05 The One Hundred Torii features a wonderfully relaxing Japanese garden that slowly takes shape in an enjoyably challenging sort of way. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crystallo (2018) 2020-02-05 Crystallo presents an intricate puzzle of crystals, gems, and treasures that may overstay its welcome or feel overly complex at times. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom (0) 2020-02-04 Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom offers up an excellent introduction to the Fabled Lands Gamebooks with interesting discoveries. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-02-04 NEOM awards victory points for a multitude of strategies involved with planning and building a compact sort of city. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-02-03 NEOM offers up an interesting city building challenge with a wide variety of tiles and many ways to score victory points. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-02-02 NEOM offers up an even more interesting experience when more building tiles are added into the mix as a small city takes shape. [SGOYT]
[BGG] NEOM (2018) 2020-02-01 NEOM offers up an interesting city-building experience with many variable tiles in a compact play area. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 20

January 2020
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2020-01-31 Plenty of noisy birds made for an interesting experience and an excellent final score in Songbirds. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Games You Can Play In Your Head By Yourself (0) 2020-01-30 A simple sort of exercise in daydreaming resulted in a hilarious moment in Top Ten Games You Can Play In Your Head By Yourself. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2020-01-30 A return to a lightweight classic was met with mediocre dream scores in Project Dreamscape. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-29 A sampling of most the factions resulted in interesting combinations and an impressive score in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-28 The Japanese faction grew tremendously with a combination of useful production locations and deals involving plenty of food in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-27 An initial outing with the Japanese faction turned out to be quite exciting and successful in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-26 Early production finally paid off the Barbarians as their civilization came to life in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-26 A glimmer of hope and excellent planning brought the Barbarians a rare victory in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-26 Continued practice with the Barbarians led to several strong combinations that were still eventual losses in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-23 Small victories helped lead the Barbarians to a more respectable final tableau in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-21 A change in factions resulted in a rather dismal initial performance from the Barbarians in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-19 Production locations multiplied resources to allow for expansive building as the Romans proved to be quite successful in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Imperial Settlers (2014) 2020-01-18 A small Roman settlement slowly took shape and transformed into a formidable civilization in Imperial Settlers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2020-01-17 Postal routes appeared throughout Bavaria as a small mail service grew into something rather impressive in Thurn and Taxis. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game (2015) 2020-01-16 Although the characters were on the right track, the final showdown with a rather brutal nemesis proved to be the end of the campaign in Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game (2015) 2020-01-15 A tricky situation turned into an unfortunate defeat as the adventuring party took on back-to-back quests in Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game (2015) 2020-01-14 A full party of four characters made quick work of Odious Grump's lair and earned a rare victory in Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game (2015) 2020-01-13 The continuing saga of Bright Wizard and Ironbreaker ended in another quest defeat as a rat-man triumphed in Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game (2015) 2020-01-08 A rather smelly descent into the sewers proved to be a little too daunting for Bright Wizard and Ironbreaker in Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game (2015) 2020-01-07 A basic introduction to a dungeon proved to be a slight challenge for Bright Wizard and Ironbreaker in Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Root (2018) 2020-01-06 With the forest under siege, the Eyrie had no luck against the strong forces of the Mechanical Marquise in Root. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Root (2018) 2020-01-05 The Mechanical Marquise took over the forest as the Eyrie were powerless to stop her advances in Root. [SGOYT]
[BGG] For the Queen (2019) 2020-01-04 The queen's journey came to an abrupt end as she was ambushed and only a portion of her retinue defended her in For the Queen. [SGOYT]
[BGG] For the Queen (2019) 2020-01-03 A small retinue of supposedly loyal subjects began a narrative journey with their leader in For the Queen. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nusfjord (2017) 2020-01-02 A set of unusual buildings and elders led the way in protecting the forests, yet made for quite a challenging experience for the fishing operation nestled in Nusfjord. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nusfjord (2017) 2020-01-02 The arrival of the unexpected elders from Solo Challenge #1 led to interesting opportunities for a burgeoning fishing company in Nusfjord. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 26

December 2019
[BGG] Nusfjord (2017) 2020-01-01 With the help of the elders and sizable fleet of ships, a little fishing operation turned into a successful campaign in Nusfjord. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nusfjord (2017) 2019-12-31 A simple but interesting foray into the campaign mode proved to be just shy of an overall victory in Nusfjord. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nusfjord (2017) 2019-12-29 With a bit of luck with the fish and buildings, a small outfit grew into a maritime empire nestled in the woods of Nusfjord. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Paper Tales (2017) 2019-12-26 As the Lich King grew in power at higher difficulty levels, the tiny kingdoms struggled to recruit and construct enough to thwart his efforts in Paper Tales. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Paper Tales (2017) 2019-12-24 With a handful of helpful mythological units, a tiny kingdom rose up to defeat the Lich King in Paper Tales. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arkham Horror: The Card Game – The Boundary Beyond: Mythos Pack (2018) 2019-12-24 A holiday gift opportunity to continue delving deeper into the world of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Paper Tales (2017) 2019-12-23 The creation of a legend took quite a bit of effort as the Lich King proved to be a tricky adversary in Paper Tales. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-12-23 A wintry-themed journey with a beautiful Tarot deck proved to be a little too challenging in The Fool's Journey. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-12-22 A comical raid on a father's tomb led to a small number of collected treasures in Crypt. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-12-22 A return to a classic little game led to a fairly nice outing with Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aeon's End (2016) 2019-12-22 With a modified strategy, Carapace Queen was nearly taken down at the normal difficulty level in Aeon's End. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aeon's End (2016) 2019-12-22 With a slight increase in difficulty, Jian and Kadir struggled to do much damage against the diabolical Carapace Queen in Aeon's End. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Friday (2011) Thumbs Up! 2019-12-20 Robinson breezed through the lower difficulty levels, then struggled to reach the final hazards and pirates at level 4 in Friday. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aeon's End (2016) 2019-12-20 A seemingly easy battle against Carapace Queen turned into a challenging fight as Jian and Kadir nearly surrendered to the husks in Aeon's End. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aeon's End (2016) 2019-12-18 A closer inspection of the rules for Rageborne led to a triumphant solution to the puzzle at the expert difficulty level in Aeon's End. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aeon's End (2016) 2019-12-17 Escalating difficulty levels against Rageborne proved to be a mixed sort of experience for the duo of Jian and Kadir in Aeon's End. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aeon's End (2016) 2019-12-16 A rather simple first outing against Rageborne turned into quite the battle with a narrow victory in Aeon's End. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Friday (2011) Thumbs Up! 2019-12-13 A comical sort of training montage led Robinson to finally face and defeat the pirates in Friday. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-12 The final requirements for a campaign victory were met as Grumple, Meziah, Ringr, and Whisper reached important story milestones in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-11 A surprising ally and a new form of transportation were discovered as the rodents continued to explore the city in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-11 Another journey into uncharted territory led to a near failure for the small but determined rodents of Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-08 A trio of related missions took the rodents down new and old paths as several members were badly hurt for the first time in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-06 Although an interesting method of travel saved some time, the party of rodents was delayed during an important mission in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-05 A simple search for supplies turned into a tricky battle as a former enemy tracked down the vulnerable party in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-04 The long and winding journey to complete a mission for clean water finally came to an end, though not without its challenges, in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-04 Unexpected events and a heartbreaking sort of encounter created a number of challenging situations for the determined rodents of Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-02 A return to E Street proved to be a worthwhile route for the brave rodents of Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-12-01 The Outside In map provides an interesting and challenging sort of puzzle for the cast of furry characters in Aftermath. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 28

November 2019
[BGG] Aftermath (2019) 2019-11-30 Missions and goals must be completed as a colony of small critters tries to survive in the post-apocalyptic world of Aftermath. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2019-11-27 All manner of events occur as one builds up character points on the path to find the best bachelor in Marrying Mr. Darcy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scythe (2016) Thumbs Up! 2019-11-22 A world of agriculture and mechs is open for the taking as various factions claim territories on the way to the central Factory in Scythe. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-11-22 A perilous and challenging journey to locate the Northwest Passage features a unique map of ice and water over the course of several seasons in Expedition: Northwest Passage. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2019-11-19 A trio of deadly bosses and other opponents must be faced in gladiatorial combat with a unique set of city units in Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-11-19 Cities, cloisters, farms, and roads take shape as one creates a lovely little map of the countryside with Carcassonne. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2019-11-19 A selection of lovely herbs must be sorted and potted in a relaxing manner with Herbaceous. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-11-19 Puzzles and hidden clues of all different difficulty levels abound as one explores and hunts for treasure in The Crusoe Crew. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Maquis (2013) Thumbs Up! 2019-11-17 Resistance fighters in France must work in secret around the city to avoid the dangerous patrols in Maquis. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Aether Captains: Clockwork Cabal (2011) 2019-11-17 Hidden parts of a mysterious clockwork device must be located before time runs out in Aether Captains: Clockwork Cabal. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mage Knight: Ultimate Edition (2018) 2019-11-13 Exploration and the interesting puzzle of working out the best way to advance across the land and defeat enemies combine brilliantly in Mage Knight. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crowbar!: The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc (2019) 2019-11-12 Tough decisions and hidden elements create a tense atmosphere in the World War II battle highlighted in Crowbar!: The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crowbar!: The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc (2019) 2019-11-11 One must guide a group of Rangers up the sheer cliffs to locate and destroy hidden German guns in Crowbar!: The Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Awkward Guests (2016) 2019-11-07 Suspects abound as one must work out the who, why, and how of a murder mystery in Awkward Guests. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tiny Epic Galaxies (2015) 2019-11-06 An entire galaxy is ready to be explored and colonized with a variety of pilots in Tiny Epic Galaxies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] AuZtralia (2018) 2019-11-05 The Australian outback provides the scene for resource gathering and railroad building before the Old Ones begin to attack in AuZtralia. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tapestry (2019) 2019-11-04 A civilization must grow and prosper as it advances and expands in multiple ways in Tapestry. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-11-04 Various birds of different types and volumes compete in the forest to sing the loudest in Songbirds. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-11-02 A variety of building tiles and activities in Victorian England are available to build up a family's social standing in Obsession. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-11-01 Elephants and tiles are used to build a festival platform of different colors with Kerala: The Way of the Elephant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-31 SGOYT November 2019 Activity 6. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Awkward Guests (2016) 2019-10-31 SGOYT November 2019 Activity 5. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2019-10-31 SGOYT November 2019 Activity 4. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2019-10-31 SGOYT November 2019 Activity 3. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-31 SGOYT November 2019 Activity 2. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-10-31 SGOYT November 2019 Activity 1. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 26

October 2019
[BGG] Witches of the Revolution (2017) 2019-10-31 One must guide a coven of witches on the path to victory over tyranny in Witches of the Revolution. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tiny Epic Mechs (2019) 2019-10-23 Tedious components and a very random sort of solo mode hamper the enjoyment in Tiny Epic Mechs. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mage Knight: Ultimate Edition (2018) 2019-10-23 One has a multitude of strategic decisions to make, ranging from simple movement to blind combat, as each round progresses in the excellent game of Mage Knight. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mage Knight: Ultimate Edition (2018) 2019-10-23 With plenty of variability, randomness, and choices, there are a staggering number of enjoyable possibilities as one travels through the world of Mage Knight. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deadball (2017) 2019-10-18 Realistic baseball elements and statistics come into play to create memorable stories with the dice-based and highly modular game of Deadball. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-10-18 In a relaxing sort of atmosphere, one builds up a thriving farm filled with everything from fields to livestock in Fields of Green. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-10-18 Managing a beehive presents a number of realistic challenges as one tries to utilize the bee workers and expand the hive in Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-10-17 One must manage a realistic hive complete with a queen and workers in the rather challenging game of Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-16 Rising tension in the seas forces one to plan strategically in the very exciting narrative experience created by Nemo's War. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-16 One must follow leads and read between the lines to solve the mysteries in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2019-10-16 A wide selection of available heroes create unique ways to fight off villains and masterminds in Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2019-10-16 Simplified concepts from Race for the Galaxy make for a different and lighter sort of experience with Jump Drive. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Multiuniversum (2016) 2019-10-16 One must manage the location of a scientist meeple to take advantage of unique actions as portals to other dimensions are closed in Multiuniversum. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2019-10-15 A small town quickly grows to contain more and more available actions as one competes against challenging solo opponents in New Bedford. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2019-10-15 With a staggering amount of variety in characters, disasters, and spells, one will almost never experience the same sort of interesting puzzle with Wizard's Academy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-14 Fields must be planted and harvested to complete specific orders for various customers in the very interesting and challenging game of At the Gates of Loyang. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2019-10-13 A challenging situation of building a pair of Alhambras, including one for the solo opponent, creates an interesting experience with Alhambra: Big Box. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-13 A vast amount of different birds may be attracted to one's habitats in the interesting but sometimes luck-dependent game of Wingspan. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2019-10-13 As one orders different suit columns in a fairly simple system, the randomness of the turn's final step adds a challenging layer to The Bogey. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Race for the Galaxy (2007) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-12 With a tableau of different cards, one must build up a spacefaring civilization against a difficult solo opponent in Race for the Galaxy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-11 Using an almost identical ruleset, an unofficial variant allows one to create a 7x7 map of cities, roads, farms, cloisters, and more with Carcassonne. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-10-11 A cheery field of various fruits comes to life to be harvested with simple but challenging gameplay in Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2012) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-08 A sobering historical time is represented with excellent mechanics and an emotional sort of experience in Freedom: The Underground Railroad. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-10-08 One must build postal routes across Bavaria with an excellent unofficial solo variant that creates a unique puzzle with every play of Thurn and Taxis. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-10-08 Adorable birds must be placed in a forest grid to collect berry tokens of different values in Songbirds. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-10-08 With a uniquely charming and whimsical style, one must create a vegetable garden while fending off the thieving neighbors in Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-06 With a high amount of variety from unique characters, SMCs, countermeasures, and cards, there is always a different and challenging puzzle to solve in Renegade. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-10-05 With a market of cards to purchase from, one must carefully create chains of icons and choose between pairs of actions in Project Dreamscape. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Multiuniversum (2016) 2019-10-05 Icons must be matched to seal off portals to other dimensions as one works against a challenging solo opponent in Multiuniversum. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-10-04 One must manage a crew aboard a ship and sled during the exploration of a map created with tiles of ice and water in Expedition: Northwest Passage. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-10-03 A thoroughly thematic narrative experience mingles with all sorts of strategy as one builds up a British country estate and maintains a family's social circle in Obsession. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shards of Infinity (2018) 2019-10-02 A standard sort of battle allows one to play as a hero and recruit various champions and allies in order to win in Shards of Infinity. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-10-02 Beautifully illustrated landscapes create the basis for one to complete commissions and earn points in Sunset Over Water. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-10-02 One must create avenues of trees and form a surprisingly deep strategy to win with an unofficial solo variant for Arboretum. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2019-10-02 A unique set of dice and assortment of games and puzzles create interesting but somewhat repetitive challenges with Knot Dice. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-10-01 A full Tarot deck can be enjoyed as one guides an individual through the many challenges presented with The Fool's Journey. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Black Sonata (2017) 2019-10-01 Hidden movement and solo deduction work surprisingly well in the historical mystery depicted within Black Sonata. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 37

September 2019
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-09-30 Project Dreamscape takes one on a journey through a dream with the goal of chaining icons and purchasing new cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Race for the Galaxy (2007) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-30 Race for the Galaxy features a very difficult solo opponent and a challenging game experience as one builds up a tableau of various cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-29 Carcassonne is a classic tile-laying puzzle that works well with an unofficial solo variant to present a surprisingly challenging but straightforward experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Icarus (0) 2019-09-29 Icarus is an interesting solo RPG experience that examines the fall of a civilization and allows one to build a robust sort of setting or world to use in other RPGs. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2012) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-27 Freedom: The Underground Railroad presents a sensitive historical period with respect and offers one a heartbreaking experience filled with smooth gameplay elements. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2019-09-26 Triplock features an interesting cast of characters who are tasked with cracking open locks, yet an official solo variant might be the only way to truly enjoy strategic gameplay. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Awkward Guests (2016) 2019-09-25 Awkward Guests integrates an app with the physical components to create an interesting and enjoyable experience as one tries to solve a murder mystery. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Skies of Axia Campaign (0) 2019-09-25 Emberwind: The Skis of Axia Campaign does not provide a satisfying solo experience, and falls short in many regards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2019-09-25 Nightlight features an adorable cast of stuffed animals who must battle the denizens of nightmares, although gameplay is clunky and unpolished with a lot of dice rolling. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Dingo's Dreams (2016) 2019-09-24 Dingo's Dreams provides an adorable and somewhat strategic take on Bingo, but is not suited to a solo mode. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2019-09-24 Scoundrel presents one with a fairly standard dungeon crawl, yet gameplay works well and can be even more entertaining with the right theme variant and deck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2019-09-24 The Bogey is a simple and quick card game that presents interesting decisions and a surprising amount of enjoyable depth. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2019-09-23 Cottage Garden features an interesting unofficial solo variant that simulates a solo opponent and creates a highly enjoyable sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Awkward Guests (2016) 2019-09-22 Awkward Guests requires an app to enjoy the solo mode, yet it provides a surprisingly enjoyable deductive experience as one solves a reusable sort of mystery. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-09-22 The Fool's Journey utilizes an entire Tarot deck to tell an intriguing story with interesting but simple gameplay that works very well. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-09-20 Thurn and Taxis may not be anything amazingly special, yet it creates a cozy sort of challenge that can be enjoyed at multiple difficulty levels. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-20 Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective provides a wide selection of mysteries to solve with intriguing storylines, but has limited gameplay value. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-09-20 The Crusoe Crew presents a series of almost identical gamebooks to highlight unique character abilities and give one a chance to enjoy a surprising amount of puzzles and hidden clues. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-18 Nemo's War presents one with an interesting narrative and rising tension that can be a little too random, yet it still delivers a very enjoyable solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-17 At the Gates of Loyang is a fantastic solo experience that challenges one to manage fields of vegetables and a steady stream of customers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2019-09-17 The Big Book of Madness may lose its theme during gameplay, yet it offers up an immensely challenging and satisfying sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-09-17 Herbaceous Sprouts presents one with decisions in regards to choosing dice and cards, yet can feel a little underwhelming as a solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-09-17 Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden includes a fun challenge as one populates a vegetable garden and tries to avoid the rude stealing abilities of the neighbors. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2019-09-17 Marrying Mr. Darcy offers up plenty of laughs as one works towards attracting eligible bachelors in the world of Jane Austen, though the narrative is better than the gameplay. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Skies of Axia Campaign (0) 2019-09-15 Emberwind: The Skis of Axia Campaign presents a combination of choose-your-own-adventure and combat that may not flow as smoothly as one might expect. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-09-15 Songbirds presents one with a challenging sort of mathematical puzzle that can be enjoyable, but is also rather tough. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-14 Wingspan features a beautiful selection of birds and solid engine building mechanics, yet it may not be unique enough to have long-term staying power. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-09-13 Fields of Green simulates a very relaxing farming life with a wide variety of cards and combinations ranging from buildings and constructions to fields and livestock. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Spirit Island (2017) 2019-09-12 Spirit Island presents a highly variable selection of challenges as one wards off invading settlers in an interesting game of role reversal. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-09-11 Expedition: Northwest Passage challenges one to traverse the unknown tundra and provides many ways to customize the game to one's liking. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-09-11 Crypt includes an interesting bidding mechanic with dice as one collects various treasures, though it may not have long-term staying power. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-09-10 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game uses a simple ruleset and minimal components to create a challenging and enjoyable sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-09-09 Obsession is a highly thematic and enjoyable game about managing a British family and estate in the 1800s, complete with all sorts of building tiles and guests. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Undaunted: Normandy (2019) 2019-09-08 Undaunted: Normandy features a scenario system and card play as one guides both sides towards victory with a very smooth and intriguing system. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Helionox: Deluxe Edition (2017) 2019-09-06 Helionox places one in the midst of a failing solar system with challenging events that must be overcome with a myriad of cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-09-06 Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer includes resource and worker management as one expands a hive and prepares for its winter survival. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mythos Tales (2016) 2019-09-05 Mythos Tales presents multiple cases of the occult variety as one follows leads and uncovers clue of a macabre nature. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2019-09-05 New Bedford allows one to build up a seaside town with new buildings, thereby allowing for many new actions in a very challenging and fun experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2019-09-03 Wizard's Academy is a unique game that features unknown information about the threats and spells one will encounter over the course of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Penciltown (2018) 2019-09-02 Penciltown is a surprisingly deep exercise into the creation and expansion of a town, complete with an amazing narrative experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Witches of the Revolution (2017) 2019-09-02 Witches of the Revolution presents an interesting challenge about deck size and power as one guides a coven of witches during the Revolutionary War. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2019-09-01 Ticket to Ride can be played with an unofficial solo variant, yet the random luck may not make it a very strategic sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2019-09-01 City of Iron lacks variety, yet still provides a decent experience as one expands and builds to produce a number of different resources. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-09-01 Kerala: The Way of the Elephant combines vertical building options with simple tile placement to create a relaxing sort of experience. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 44

August 2019
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-31 Renegade is an excellent sort of puzzle that challenges one to find solutions in a highly variable experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2019-08-30 The Bogey is a simple but enjoyable game that can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-08-30 Kerala: The Way of the Elephant provides a pleasant and lightweight experience about building horizontally and vertically. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-08-30 The Crusoe Crew is a unique set of gamebooks that allows one to play as a unique character on the path to solving various puzzles and riddles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-08-30 Arboretum features an unofficial solo variant that includes some elements of deduction as one tries to earn the ability to score certain paths of trees. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Lifeform (2019) 2019-08-29 Lifeform challenges one to survive through a nightmarish attack from an alien creature, yet falls short in a narrative and thematic sense. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2012) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-21 Freedom: The Underground Railroad is a difficult and emotional sort of experience that respectfully combines excellent mechanics with a somber historical theme. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Penciltown (2018) 2019-08-20 Penciltown allows one to experience the life of a growing town with plenty of decisions and the potential for an interesting narrative adventure. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-08-20 Mr Cabbagehead's Garden challenges one to plant a vegetable garden and guard against the world's most meddlesome neighbors in a humorous way. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-08-18 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game combines a fun and simple ruleset with a rather interesting sort of challenge as one creates a small orchard. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-08-15 The Fool's Journey utilizes an entire Tarot deck as one guides an individual on a journey complete with challenges, wisdom, helpers, and more. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-15 Expedition: Northwest Passage is an enjoyable tile-laying adventure about creating a map of sea and ice, all while planning ahead to return home safely. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Witches of the Revolution (2017) 2019-08-15 Witches of the Revolution presents the American Revolutionary War in a unique light as one guides a coven of witches in the fight against tyranny. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2019-08-14 Wizard's Academy is a wonderful and unique game that features variable spells and threats one must puzzle through on the path to protecting the academy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-14 At the Gates of Loyang is a challenging puzzle that incorporates realistic supply and demand concepts as one grows and sells vegetables. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-08-13 Crypt is a mediocre set collection game about humorously raiding the tomb of the king and trying to acquire various objects. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-08-13 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game is simple in many ways but offers up a clever challenge as one overlaps identical fruit trees. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-13 Wingspan is a beautiful game about attracting various birds that works well, and is appealing in a safe sort of way. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Spirit Island (2017) 2019-08-12 Spirit Island presents a unique challenge as one uses fear to ward off invaders and protect an island. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2019-08-12 The Big Book of Madness is an excellent cooperative game about banishing curses brought about by various monsters released from the pages of a forbidden book. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-08-12 Project Dreamscape is a quick and lightweight card game that combines a charming dream-related theme with an interesting challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-09 Carcassonne offers up a simple and classic sort of tile-laying puzzle with an excellent solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-08-09 Obsession offers up a highly enjoyable experience as one manages a family household, estate, and social circle in 1800s Britain. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2019-08-09 Herbaceous is a simple and straightforward set collection game about planting beautifully illustrated herbs. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Penciltown (2018) 2019-08-08 Penciltown is a wonderful game about building a town, managing its growth, and experiencing all manner of events over 100 rounds of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Penciltown (2018) 2019-08-08 Penciltown provides an enjoyable way to build a town and watch it literally take shape on paper with very few required components. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mechs vs. Minions (2016) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-06 Mechs vs. Minions challenges one to create programmable command lines in progressively more complex missions with high quality components. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Penciltown (2018) 2019-08-06 Penciltown provides a mix of resource management, town building, and an ongoing story with very few required components. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scythe (2016) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-04 Scythe offers up an immensely variable and enjoyable experience that includes minimal combat and many paths to victory. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-08-04 Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer challenges one to manage a hive internally and externally over the course of a year. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2019-08-02 Scoundrel takes a standard deck of cards on a dungeon crawl in a fairly formulaic model that still works well, especially when modified with a theme variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-02 Renegade offers a unique challenge through the use of variable countermeasures and a wide selection of available paths to victory. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Anachrony (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-08-01 Anachrony features an interesting world steeped in time travel and a multitude of choices that take careful thought and planning to save the past and future. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 33

July 2019
[BGG] Anachrony (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-31 Anachrony is a stunning and complex game about time travel that features a challenging solo opponent and plenty of variety. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Multiuniversum (2016) 2019-07-31 Multiuniversum presents a unique time traveling theme with multi-purpose cards to offer up a challenging and enjoyable solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-07-31 Arboretum features a lovely selection of trees one can grow against a rather challenging unofficial solo opponent. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-07-31 The Crusoe Crew allows one to enjoy a gamebook system with 1 of 4 characters in a very relaxed sort of treasure hunt, filled with challenging puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-07-30 Obsession combines the possibility for excellent stories with enjoyable and challenging gameplay as one manages a country estate in the 1800s. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-07-29 Sunset Over Water features beautiful landscapes as one works towards collecting and painting various scenes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-07-29 The Fool's Journey uses a deck of Tarot cards to create a story about the journey of an individual character. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-07-28 Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer continues to be an interesting hive management game that presents a very challenging sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-07-28 Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer focuses on managing a hive internally and externally, and includes multiple ways to play solo. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer (2019) 2019-07-26 Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer is a wonderful puzzle about managing a hive, both internally and externally. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2019-07-25 The Bogey is a simple sort of game that can be played with a standard deck of cards, and presents some interesting choices. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-24 At the Gates of Loyang is a highly enjoyable puzzle about harvesting vegetables and optimizing deliveries to various customers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Black Sonata (2017) 2019-07-22 Black Sonata presents hidden movement and deduction mechanics in a solo atmosphere that may not be challenging forever, yet it still presents an interesting experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2019-07-20 Elevenses for One presents one with a charming card-based puzzle about putting together a tea party, though the solution is rather easy to discover. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Too Many Bones (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-19 Too Many Bones features a cast of different characters one can build in different ways over the course of several strategic battles played with unique dice. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thousand Year Old Vampire (0) 2019-07-19 Thousand Year Old Vampire is a solo RPG made up of interesting prompts that help tell the tale of a vampire over the course of hundreds of years. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-07-19 Fields of Green challenges one to build an engine out of a farming tableau with elements like livestock and fields, though it takes a fair bit of experience to do well. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-18 Wingspan is a beautiful game that lives up to the hype with simple and effective mechanics that create a challenging experience with every play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-07-18 Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden is a hilarious puzzle centered around building a vegetable garden and trying to avoid the attacks of the neighboring vegetable people. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2019-07-18 Onirim challenges one to travel through a dreamscape to collect doors by laying out cards with different symbols. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-07-18 Thurn and Taxis challenges one to complete postal routes across Bavaria with an excellent and challenging solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Race for the Galaxy (2007) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-18 Race for the Galaxy is a race to build up a settlement against a solo opponent that is both easy to run and extremely challenging to beat. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Villages of Valeria (2017) 2019-07-18 Villages of Valeria features multi-use cards and an interesting challenge as one adds buildings and adventurers to a slowly growing village. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2019-07-17 Knot Dice includes a unique set of dice reminiscent of Celtic knots, and some of the included games and puzzles are worth it for solo play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-07-17 Kerala: The Way of the Elephant is a simple tile-laying puzzle that features elephants and vertical building, but is not particularly great as a solo game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-07-17 Herbaceous Sprouts challenges one to make the most of randomized dice and tools, though the experience may be too easy or lightweight at times. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2012) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-17 Freedom: The Underground Railroad approaches a somber theme in a respectful manner with excellent mechanics that create a memorable game experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thousand Year Old Vampire (0) 2019-07-17 Thousand Year Old Vampire simulates the story of a vampire over centuries within a solo RPG system focused on narration and examining what lies within a monster. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-16 Carcassonne is a classic tile-laying game that utilizes simple mechanics, and the solo variant changes very little for an excellent experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thousand Year Old Vampire (0) 2019-07-15 Thousand Year Old Vampire is an excellent solo RPG that highlights the narrative behind the life of an individual who is transformed into a vampire. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-07-14 Obsession presents a unique theme that includes a suite of gameplay mechanics that work extremely well to simulate life in an 1800s British village. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-07-11 Obsession allows one to take control of a family and country estate in order to orchestrate a societal marriage through reputation and social events from the 1800s. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-07-11 Songbirds presents an adorable challenge between birds in a 5x5 mathematical puzzle that can be somewhat frustrating at times. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-07-10 Expedition: Northwest Passage is a wonderful tile-laying puzzle that utilizes a compelling story to present a simple but intriguing challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-07-07 Crypt presents one with a humorous and macabre challenge of set collection mechanics with a unique bidding system. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-07-07 Project Dreamscape involves multi-use cards and a choice of actions as one travels through a dream. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-07-07 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game presents one with a fun challenge that involves overlapping similar fruit trees in a diverse orchard. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2019-07-01 Herbaceous creates a relaxing experience with simple card mechanics and lovely artwork: It may not be unique, yet it works extremely well. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 38

June 2019
[BGG] Pandemic Iberia (2016) 2019-06-30 Pandemic: Iberia presents an interesting challenge as one works to research diseases and prevent outbreaks with some rather clever actions and mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-06-29 Fields of Green presents a very relaxing but challenging sort of experience all about farming that rarely, if ever, feels frustrating even when the choices are sub-optimal. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-06-28 Wingspan presents a simple and elegant set of mechanics within a beautiful world of birds, and the challenge plays out differently with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shards of Infinity (2018) 2019-06-28 Shards of Infinity features beautiful artwork and a unique sort of theme, yet gameplay boils down to luck and managing the cards available for purchase. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2019-06-28 Ticket to Ride presents an interesting sort of puzzle with train routes, yet some of the mechanics are less suited to solo play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2012) Thumbs Up! 2019-06-27 Freedom: The Underground Railroad explores a difficult historical time and challenges one with excellent mechanics that present ethical dilemmas. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-06-26 Kerala: The Way of the Elephant is a simple sort of puzzle that offers up a relaxing and fun theme filled with elephants. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Inis (2016) 2019-06-26 Inis uses action cards, area control, and other mechanics on a quest to rule over a unique set of territories, although the unofficial solo variant may need a few changes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-06-26 Sunset Over Water featutes beautiful landscapes and a puzzle that challenges one to optimize movement and victory points. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Detective: City of Angels (2019) 2019-06-22 Detective: City of Angels allows one to solve a number of mysteries with the actual possibility of lying suspects, although it may shine brightest as a multiplayer experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-06-20 The Fool's Journey uses a standard Tarot deck to tell the story of a character's journey with simple yet enjoyable mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-06-19 Herbaceous Sprouts challenges one to balance gains and losses against a solo opponent in the quest to plant in specific areas of a shared garden. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2019-06-13 Knot Dice presents one with a number of games and puzzles designed for use with the custom dice that create intricate patterns. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-06-13 Arboretum provides a fairly lightweight challenge as one plants trees and plans ahead to earn the ability to score various paths. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2019-06-13 Elevenses for One is a simple and short card game about stacking cards in increasing order, although it may be a little too lightweight in some ways. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-06-12 Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden provides a humorous challenge as one plants a vegetable garden while trying to thwart the efforts of the meddling neighbors. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Big Book of Madness (2015) 2019-06-12 The Big Book of Madness features a randomized setup of spells and monsters that challenges one to build elemental decks to ward off different sorts of curses. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-06-12 Thurn and Taxis challenges one to complete a randomized puzzle of postal routes across a beautifully illustrated map. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-06-11 Project Dreamscape allows one to constantly make decisions about how to use each card on the path to chaining together identical icons in a dream. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-06-10 At the Gates of Loyang features wonderful mechanics that give one many choices about farming and supplying vegetables to various sorts of customers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Multiuniversum (2016) 2019-06-09 Multiuniversum utilizes versatile cards to challenge one to make interesting choices on the path to closing various portals with a rather unique set of mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-06-09 The Crusoe Crew is a collection of gamebooks that allow one to play as different characters to solve puzzles and riddles while looking for hidden clues. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Black Sonata (2017) 2019-06-09 Black Sonata combines hidden movement and deduction into a solo game with a unique set of mechanics that proves to be quite satisfying. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-06-08 Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game features a simple set of mechanics that create an interesting sort of puzzle that changes with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Race for the Galaxy (2007) Thumbs Up! 2019-06-08 Race for the Galaxy features an extremely challenging solo opponent that forces one to make the most of a wide variety of cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-06-08 Carcassonne is a classic sort of game with a solo variant that challenges one to create a 7x7 map of the countryside. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Villages of Valeria (2017) 2019-06-06 Villages of Valeria presents a unique challenge with a variety of cards that one must carefully decide how to utilize in the best ways. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-06-04 Expedition: Northwest Passage allows one to place tiles to map out a region as the seasons change to create movement challenges for the ship and sled. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-06-02 Crypt is a comical sort of set collection game that challenges one to collect various items from the king's crypt. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-06-02 Songbirds features adorable birds who must be arranged in a 5x5 grid as one tries to collect points for choosing the loudest type of bird in each column and row. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 30

May 2019
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-05-31 This simple sort of puzzle may not be the best solo experience, yet it offers up plenty of interesting decisions over a short play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-05-24 Overlapping cards and creating a tabletop orchard is a surprisingly challenging sort of experience that works very well. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-05-17 The process of creating a map of sea and ice is an immensely satisfying experience with plenty of variety and customizable goals. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-05-17 Chaining together various icons and choosing 1 of 2 available actions on each card creates a relaxing and challenging sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-05-16 This quick and relatively simple card game presents some challenges, but can be a little tricky to learn with a confusing rulebook. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-05-16 Laying the tiles to create a 7x7 map is a relaxing sort of experience that still manages to present an interesting challenge as one completes cities, roads, and more. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-05-16 With a selection of characters to play as, one can enjoy this unique adventure within a book filled with hidden clues and puzzles to solve. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2019-05-16 Working through the best decisions with this solo variant adds on an excellent challenge without bloating the play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-05-16 Traveling around a card-based board of landscapes to paint the beautifully depicted scenes is a lightweight yet mildly challenging sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deadball (2017) 2019-05-15 Simulating baseball with this system is an enjoyable and narrative experience with room to add on modules as desired. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2019-05-13 One is challenged to build up a seaside town and collect points with a slowly expanding pool of actions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2019-05-13 A highly variable set of events and obstacles presents a unique sort of puzzle with a satisfying conclusion when one can eek out a victory. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2019-05-09 With an enormous variety of heroes and villains, one builds up a team to take down the mastermind in this exciting and entertaining superhero game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Heroes Wanted (2014) 2019-05-08 Playing as a zany superhero provides a bit of comedy with this lighthearted superhero game that offers up an interesting sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2019-05-07 This rather comical narrative game sets one in the world of Jane Austen, and has the potential to provide a decently entertaining solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2019-05-07 This classic sort of lightweight card puzzle presents a variety of challenges with the inclued expansions that can be combined or enjoyed separately. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-05-06 The eclectic mix of vegetable people and gardening provides a rather comical experience within a very challenging game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2019-05-05 Planting herbs with this simple sort of card game provides a very relaxing and lightweight sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2019-05-04 With a variety of games and puzzles, this custom dice set challenges one to create different sorts of Celtic-inspired designs. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2019-05-03 This gorgeous game allows one to choose a combination of construction and militaristic actions to build up a nation, although some plays can be unbalanced. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2019-05-02 With just a deck of cards and a simple tracker, this straightforward game can be enjoyed in about 5 minutes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Villages of Valeria (2017) 2019-05-02 With multiple ways to use each card, one is faced with creating a village and recruiting a variety of helpful adventurers. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-05-01 This older but classic sort of game challenges one to complete a puzzle of completing postal routes between various Bavarian cities. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-05-01 This bird-themed card game often stretches out across a table and can be frustrating, yet it presents an interesting and adorable sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 24

April 2019
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-04-30 Excellent solo mechanics and narrative potential meld in this Victorian-themed game that places one at the head of a British household. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-04-30 Attracting birds and creating an engine provides an interesting challenge with this excellent and beautiful game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2019-04-29 Although there is a minimal amount of enjoyment as a solo game, some moments are still fun as one tends to a library of fantasy-themed books. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2019-04-27 A new solo variant currently in development creates more tension and strategy while still keeping the overall play time very short. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Crusoe Crew (2019) 2019-04-27 This graphic novel adventure is somewhat short, yet packs in plenty of riddles and puzzles with a unique set of 4 character books. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Kerala (2016) 2019-04-26 Although not groundbreaking, this elephant-themed puzzle provides a reasonably entertaining experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Multiuniversum (2016) 2019-04-26 Although deceptively simple on its surface, this intriguing sci-fi card game has a good deal of strategic play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Black Sonata (2017) 2019-04-26 Deduction and hidden movement come together nicely with this unique solo game about exploring London and locating the Dark Lady. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deadball (2017) 2019-04-25 This baseball simulation uses dice to tell a story in an amazing way, and the game allows for plenty of modular customization. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Crypt (2018) 2019-04-25 Collecting treasures from a family crypt is a comical sort of experience with this lightweight game that plays quickly. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2012) Thumbs Up! 2019-04-25 With solid mechanics and a tense atmosphere, this game sheds a light on an historical period filled with lessons that should not be forgotten. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (2017) 2019-04-24 A rich narrative comes to life as one travels throughout the variable world and experiences a beautiful selection of artwork on the quest to defeat an ancient enemy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2019-04-24 Finding the optimal order of the cards provides a lightweight puzzle with this adorable tea-related theme. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-04-24 Being able to create a tabletop farm takes a lot of strategic thought, yet the overall experience is enjoyably relaxing. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Captive (2016) 2019-04-23 This interesting adventure has its moments, but also features an unexpected theme with a rather confusing set of corridors. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2019-04-23 This simple but interesting card game can be played with a standard deck of cards in a matter of minutes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-04-23 Creating avenues of trees presents an interesting challenge as one must manage the solo opponent and earn the ability to score points. [SGOYT]
[BGG] At the Gates of Loyang (2009) Thumbs Up! 2019-04-22 This classic sort of puzzle challenges one to fulfill orders by planning ahead and growing a number of different vegetables. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-04-16 Tabletop gardening comes to life with this fairly lightweight but strategic sort of puzzle that features an easy-to-run solo opponent. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-04-13 With a Tarot deck and vitality tracker, one can enjoy a quick and somewhat challenging experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-04-10 This simple solo variant allows one to create a 7x7 map as a simple but enjoyable sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2019-04-08 The lock mechanisms are rather unique, yet the overall feel of the solo mode often doesn't make for an enjoyable kind of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-04-07 With the ability to choose 1 of 2 actions on each card, this charming and lightweight game offers up a lot of enjoyment in a short play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arkham Horror: The Card Game (2016) 2019-04-04 The opening scenario sets the stage for a vast game filled with a plethora of investigators, decks, scenarios, and much more. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-04-03 Creating an orchard with overlapping cards is both simple and challenging with just the right amount of complexity. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-04-02 This beautiful game features wonderful landscapes, and presents a lightweight challenge with interesting decisions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-04-01 Laying tiles out to create a map is quite relaxing, yet the seasonal elements and close connection to one's crew makes this game simply excellent. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 27

March 2019
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2019-03-31 This bright and cheery gardening puzzle works well enough, but can feel like it's trying to be something other than what it is at times. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2019-03-29 Hosting a tea party with this simple card game is a relaxing and lightweight sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2019-03-28 This wonderful little gardening game about planting herbs is quick and simple in a way that makes it a relaxing sort of activity. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Captive (2016) 2019-03-28 Following along with this dark story presents some interesting challenges and decisions, yet it is inherently limited in its long-term usage. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2019-03-27 Using tiles to build a city creates a very challenging sort of game with an excellent solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-03-26 A wonderful narrative often comes to life as one builds up a family's estate and social circles in a very Downton Abbey-esque atmosphere. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-03-22 As one guides a character through a journey with the use of a Tarot deck, challenges present themselves and a narrative develops. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-03-21 This quirky gardening game pits one against a set of meddlesome neighbors who stop at nothing to steal vegetables whenever possible. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-03-20 Creating an avenue of trees presents a surprisingly interesting challenge with an excellent and unofficial solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] ACE Lobbyist (2018) 2019-03-20 This straightforward solitaire game can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards and offers some interesting gameplay moments. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-03-20 Attracting birds of all sorts provides a fun challenge to build up an engine with some absolutely gorgeous artwork. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-03-20 Creating a farm makes for a very satisfying experience with a wide variety of cards that allows one to slowly and steadily expand over the course of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Project Dreamscape (2015) 2019-03-14 With bright and whimsical artwork, this one offers a lightweight but challenging experience as one works through a dreamscape. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2019-03-14 This quick and enjoyable card game features unique artwork and plenty of included expansions to add different sorts of challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-03-12 This older classic provides an interesting puzzle with the solo variant as one builds postal routes through Bavaria. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-03-11 This lightweight romp through the wilderness challenges one to paint landscapes to fulfill various commissions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-03-11 Choosing dice and tools on the path to planting seeds for the most points presents a lightweight but mostly enjoyable challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Black Sonata (2017) 2019-03-10 Tracking down the Black Lady through London and gathering clues is a highly enjoyable experience with this game that features unique hidden movement and clues. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2019-03-10 With a variety of games and puzzles, this selection of unique dice challenges one to create all sorts of patterns. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wingspan (2019) Thumbs Up! 2019-03-10 Finding ways to build an engine with a variety of powers creates an interesting sort of challenge with stunningly illustrated birds. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-03-10 Overlapping cards is a simple enough task on the way to creating a fruit orchard, yet there are many challenges in this quick card game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-03-05 With an adorable bird theme, this mathematical puzzle offers up a challenge that takes time to master. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gloomhaven (2017) 2019-03-03 This dungeon crawler offers up a plethora of content with unique characters and mechanics, yet it may not be for everyone. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-03-02 This beautiful game challenges one to guide a crew on an expedition to find the Northwest Passage with a selection of tiles that creates a unique map. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-03-02 Putting together a 7x7 map with the available tile creates a relaxing sort of challenge that doesn't stray far from the standard game rules. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 25

February 2019
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-02-28 This game utilizes a Tarot deck in a way that creates the potential for a narrative as one guides a character through the journey of life. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gaia Project (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-02-27 Finding the optimal ways to earn points and expand in the galaxy creates an intense sort of puzzle that's quite difficult, but also very rewarding. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic Iberia (2016) 2019-02-27 Although far from easy, this version of Pandemic offers up a lot of interesting challenges and decisions from start to finish. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2019-02-27 Connecting cities with a train route creates a fun puzzle, yet the difficulty and gameplay may not be ideal. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2019-02-25 Creating a hex-based town center to define the available actions while also building a colony creates an enjoyable and challenging puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2019-02-24 Although filled with humor and stunning artwork, the story campaign leaves a lot to be desired and offers little in terms of enjoyable gameplay. [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2019-02-24 This interesting blend of board game and tabletop roleplaying aspects falls short in a few ways, but has a lot to offer in a rich, fantasy world. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shards of Infinity (2018) 2019-02-24 This sci-fi deck-building game provides plenty of interesting choices and combinations as one goes up against a rather difficult solo opponent. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2019-02-22 This light, space-themed card game provides a set of interesting challenges and unique goals. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2019-02-21 With a little imagination, this standard dungeon crawl turns into a challenging and interesting sort of game that plays quickly. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Black Sonata (2017) 2019-02-21 The hidden movement and clue system work perfectly in a solo setting to create an intriguing and difficult-to-solve mystery. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-02-16 With many decisions to make during each round, this tabletop vegetable gardening experience is both interesting and entertaining, so long as one can handle the vegetable people. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-02-16 Traveling across a set of landscapes challenges one to find the best paths to score victory points on a beautiful journey across natural scenes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2019-02-13 This nautically-themed game challenges one to outwit a number of solo opponents in the quest to build a town and collect the most valuable whale tokens. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legends of Andor (2012) 2019-02-12 The puzzle that each legend presents creates an exciting and interesting experience with mysteries and surprises around every corner. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2019-02-12 Highly challenging and difficult, one has to carefully work through problems to clear obstacles and survive to the end of a mission. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2019-02-12 Although quick and relatively simple, this card game offers up plenty of modular expansions and challenging turns. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2019-02-11 With plenty of interesting combinations, one has to carefully plan ahead in this challenging game all about hacking and solving problems across a network. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2019-02-08 The combinations of hero cards create unique situations with each play and challenge one to figure out some rather intriguing strategies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-02-07 This interesting tile-laying experience challenges one to explore a vast expanse of ice and water with an excellent seasonal mechanic. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-02-05 With so many different card combinations and a staggering amount of card variety, this tabletop farming game provides a unique experience with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-02-02 A rich narrative develops during the course of this amazing game that forces one to balance all the activities around a country estate and social circles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-02-01 This dice-based game offers up a nice solo mode, but often feels like one is simply doing anything to block the solo opponent. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-02-01 The simple concept of overlapping cards for points is deceptively challenging with plenty of careful decisions to work through with this card-based puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-02-01 Tricky decisions abound in this adorable card game that features birds and simple mathematics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-02-01 With a new solo variant, this beautiful tree-based game evolves into a tense matchup with plenty of tough decisions and strategies. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 26

January 2019
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2019-01-31 Managing a library with different visitor meeples plays quickly and relatively easily with a custom solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2019-01-30 This light and simple solitaire game can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards and offers up some interesting decisions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Fields of Green (2016) 2019-01-27 Building a farm provides a unique and satisfying experience as one works through various decisions and makes the most of various cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous Sprouts (2019) 2019-01-27 Although interesting to a certain degree, this may feel a little too easy and random to be as enjoyable as similarly lightweight games. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Obsession (2018) 2019-01-25 Dripping in a Victorian-era theme, this interesting and enjoyable experience challenges one to manage and build both a country estate and family reputation. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2019-01-21 This lighter version of Race for the Galaxy plays quickly and provides a number of interesting situations and challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2019-01-16 Bad luck can sometimes result in frustrating gutter balls and frames, yet this bowling game is quite enjoyable from start to finish. [SGOYT]
[BGG] CO₂ (2012) 2019-01-15 Stemming the tide of pollution to save the planet is a unique game theme, although an unclear rulebook can make the first play a little frustrating. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2019-01-11 In another exciting adventure, the Nautilus traveled through the seas in this nautically themed game that offers up an excellent solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2019-01-10 Guiding a Fool through a Tarot journey is an enjoyable experience that comes with a lot of narrative potential. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2019-01-10 A beautiful collection of landscapes make a table look beautiful while providing an interesting but quick sort of solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2019-01-09 Although some activities may be rather easy with a minimal challenge, this unique dice set offers up a lot of enjoyable puzzles and games. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2019-01-08 Connecting and completing postal routes works as an interesting solo puzzle with plenty of variety and an adjustable difficulty level. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2019-01-08 A 7x7 map takes little effort to create in theory, yet this solo variant works well to create an enjoyable and straightforward challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2019-01-06 Overlapping cards to create an orchard is a fun and challenging activity, particularly with the very active community. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2019-01-05 With the solo rules from Songbirds, this card game can be made a lot more enjoyable as one plants a forest. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2019-01-04 This quick and relatively simple card game features a lovely tea party theme in a puzzle that can be a little too easy to figure out. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2019-01-03 The simple mechanics and unique artwork create a game that plays quickly and calls to be played just one more time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2019-01-03 The perfect score is a difficult goal to achieve, yet this relaxing gardening game plays quickly and looks beautiful on the table. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cerebria: The Inside World – Origin Box (2018) 2019-01-02 This unique theme takes one on a journey through emotions as bliss and gloom clash over control of various realms of the mind. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2019-01-02 This is a simply adorable bird-themed card game about using addition to ensure that a certain type of bird sings the loudest in the forest. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shards of Infinity (2018) 2019-01-02 This straightforward and fairly generic deck building game works well enough, but can swing wildly based on the luck of the card draw. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2019-01-02 Creating a map of ice and water provides both an interesting and challenging puzzle that plays out quite differently each time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2019-01-01 Planting vegetables takes a careful bit of planning in this wonderful little game that features vintage-style artwork and rather unique vegetable people. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 24

December 2018
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2018-12-31 Simple arithmetic and adorable artwork combine to make a fun and challenging game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-12-31 Finding ways to create an excellent orchard takes a lot of careful planning with this fun and quick card game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Islebound (2016) 2018-12-31 Traveling across a beautiful archipelago features many available actions and paths to victory with a solo variant that's both challenging and interesting. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2018-12-30 Pesky neighbors play the role of villains who steal precious vegetables in this light-hearted and lovely gardening-based card game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden Game (2016) 2018-12-29 Planting a vegetable garden and protecting it against some terrible neighbors is a fun and challenging experience: Just watch out for the vegetable people. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gaia Project (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-12-28 This highly strategic and challenging space-based game takes time to master, yet provides an amazingly enjoyable experience with plenty of variability. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Xanth (1991) 2018-12-27 A trip down memory lane with this older game is certainly fun, but the solo mode itself offers very little for modern solo gamers to enjoy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Untold: Adventures Await (2017) 2018-12-26 This rather basic system works well to create all sorts of stories, particularly when used with other sets of Rory's Story Cubes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic Iberia (2016) 2018-12-26 After little success and poor decisions, everything finally came together with an impressive railway and research into all of the diseases. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Stone Age (2008) 2018-12-22 Despite the beautiful artwork and intriguing mechanics, this game doesn't always hold up as an enjoyable solo experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2018-12-21 A tricky mastermind made the solo variant rather difficult during another exciting matchup between heroes and villains. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2018-12-20 A relentless assault from Stryfe and his villains made for a difficult challenge, but card synergies came to light later on in this excellent deck building game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2018-12-19 Shapeshifting enemies made for a sneaky twist in this matchup against Mr. Sinister during an exciting and enjoyable play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legends of Andor (2012) 2018-12-18 With a team of 4 heroes, Andor was protected from encroaching evil during the first couple of legends in this beautiful and interesting puzzle-based game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Heroes Wanted (2014) 2018-12-17 This comical superhero game provides a myriad of possibilities for heroes and villains within a decently entertaining gameplay system. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Rise of Rome (2013) 2018-12-17 Despite some rules mistakes that later came to light, this gladiatorial combat against Cronus the Titan proved to be a highly entertaining strategic puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Raging Bulls (2017) 2018-12-17 Enclosing bulls with straight line fences creates an interesting puzzle when paired with the luck of dice rolls. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-12-17 Planting herbs in this set collection card game is a fun and relaxing exercise that takes only a few minutes to deliver an interesting experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Rise of Rome (2013) 2018-12-16 Rome fought hard against Cronus, but an excellent strategy was destroyed with some unlucky dice rolls during a somewhat lackluster play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2018-12-16 A quick run-in with a troll mage spelled disaster for the team in this highly variable puzzle that provides plenty of narrative potential. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Islebound (2016) 2018-12-14 With variable actions for the solo opponent, the solo variant provides an interesting challenge with many strategic choices. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-12-14 The puzzle of building and harvesting a card-based orchard is quite fascinating, with a good deal of variety that keeps gameplay quick and interesting. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-12-13 Creating a 7x7 map of tiles is an interesting and quick exercise, but can be devoid of any real strategy at times. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2018-12-12 Adorable avian artwork brings this interesting and challenging puzzle to life, where every card placement is crucial to scoring. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-12-12 Although a simple tile-laying puzzle on the surface, this game often goes beyond and challenges one to think about the difficulties of an expeditionary team. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Birdie Fight! (2016) 2018-12-11 Working through strategic card placements and simple sums provides a surprisingly deep experience with this lightweight, adorable game featuring beautiful bird artwork. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-12-10 Another fantastic victory was achived with plenty of upgrades and a good deal of luck in this wonderful, nautically-themed adventure. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-12-09 With a lot of luck and some good decision making, a triumphant victory was reached on Captian Nemo's path of exploration and treasure seeking. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-12-09 Luck came and went like an ocean tide during a particularly awful play where Captain Nemo ended up broken just before scoring could occur. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2018-12-09 Although the solo variant may be a little too easy, it allows one to enjoy this short and beautiful game all about planting trees. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-12-09 Unknown disasters and spells made for an excellent puzzle as an inspector surveyed the academy in this high quality and entertaining game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2018-12-08 Quick gameplay and interesting card combinations make for an interesting space-based experience with the unofficial solo campaign mode. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-12-08 Despite some varied strategies involving economic and militaristic actions, the solo opponent pulled ahead with this nice solo variant that showcases some beautiful artwork. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2018-12-07 The solo campaign mode adds on multiple goals that are quite challenging, making this an enjoyable 10-minute game to play multiple times in a row. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-12-07 Building a pair of Alhambras works as an interesting challenge as one finds ways to best utilize the currency cards and building market. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-12-07 Creating knotted designs to represent a book is a unique and meditative experience, although there are times when poor rolls add on a layer of frustration. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Raging Bulls (2017) 2018-12-06 Building fences to isolate bulls is an interesting dice-driven geometric puzzle that presents interesting decisions, although doing well is quite a challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Jump Drive (2017) 2018-12-06 The unofficial solo campaign provides multiple goals to work towards and creates a challenge with this simplified version of Race for the Galaxy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grunts (2014) 2018-12-04 This quick and simple battle-based game involves a lot of reliance on dice, yet still offers up a few interesting decisions througout the course of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-12-04 A nice mix of luck and strategy combined to yield a personal high score in this beautiful, relaxing game all about painting landscapes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-12-03 Another monthly challenge resulted in something of a poor showing, yet this quick and surprisingly deep game continues to be an absolute delight. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-12-03 Building and collecting whale tokens take on various priorities as one tries to outsmart solo opponents with robust orders, all in a very reasonable amount of play time. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 42

November 2018
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-11-30 This amazing narrative experience never disappoints, and I can never recommend it enough: It simulates battle in a rural village so well, with plenty of realistic characters. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-11-29 This solo gem brings out the narrative elements of war and what it does to a peaceful countryside village: With Calico Critters to use in this reenactment, the story came to life even more than ever. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-11-27 Overlapping cards to build and harvest an orchard seems simple on the surface, yet this quick game offers up a wide array of depth and strategy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-26 Simple mathematics come to life with actual bowling scoring to make for an interesting experience with this gem from nearly 50 years ago. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-26 Laying tiles to create a small countryside of cities and roads is often enjoyable, albeit very lightweight and simple. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-25 A classic mystery traveled down back alleys and sinister clues, although the game itself may not shine its greatest when played solo. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-11-25 Choosing paths and painting landscapes proved to be quite enjoyable, even if the final scores were mediocre at best during this session. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-11-21 During a routine inspection, the academy fell victim to many threats as the young wizards struggled to cast spells and find ways to solve the puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-21 A personal goal of a complete map to the Northwest Passage fell short, yet the overall experience was fun and interesting as always. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-11-18 Focusing heavily on the economy or military tends to lead to easy victories in this beautiful game that sometimes feels less challenging than it could be. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Xanth (1991) 2018-11-18 With an outdated solo mode that offers very little, this visually appealing game might benefit from a custom solo variant to make it more interesting. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-17 An amazing play with the Techno Twins saw the final countermeasure beaten right at the end with plenty of interesting decisions to work through. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-11-16 This lovely gem about planting herbs creates a calming, relaxing atmosphere where scores don't seem to matter in a good way. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-11-15 At the advanced difficulty level, a challenging puzzle came together as many lengthy postal routes took shape for an excellent end result. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-11-14 A fairly resounding loss resulted in an embarrassing Alhambra, although this solo variant makes this classic tile-laying game enjoyable and challenging. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2018-11-14 A quick exercise in set collection and paths made for some easy victories, and a custom solo variant may be in the cards for the near future. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-13 A couple of plays with this excellent solo variant resulted in nearly completed maps, but fell just short. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-11-13 Building an orchard with just a handful of cards is quite fun, and tracking points with dice cuts down on bookkeeping to ensure this is a quick and interesting experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Heroes Wanted (2014) 2018-11-12 Working out an optimal path around a conveyor belt made for some interesting decisions that featured another duo of comically random characters. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic Iberia (2016) 2018-11-12 A tense race against spreading diseases came down to the final turn in this excellent addition to the Pandemic series. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2018-11-11 A solid base game can be even more challenging and unique with the inclusion of various expansions, such as the Glyphs. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-11-11 Kells: The Abbey is a rather enjoyable game mode once one understands the rules, and building walls with dice is both fun and challenging. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Arboretum (2015) 2018-11-10 This lightweight card game features beautiful natural artwork of trees, and the solo variant is a decently enjoyable experience that may be a little too luck-driven. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2018-11-10 This quick and lightweight game plays in about 5 minutes with simple mechanics, and with some luck a perfect score was in the cards today. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-11-09 An interesting assortment of challenges ended up returning near the end to cut the journey short, yet this was another enjoyable experience with the artwork of a Tarot deck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2018-11-08 The simple base game is quite effective and enjoyable, weaving an adventure through a surreal labyrinth with interesting choices. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Heroes Wanted (2014) 2018-11-07 The quirky assortment of heroes and villains makes each play unique, although the opening scenario seems like it might be too simple to truly represent the game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Heroes Wanted (2014) 2018-11-07 A unique hero and villain made for an interesting pregame situation, but repetitive and dry mechanics took away from a potentially thematic experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-11-06 A nice collection of commission cards resulted in an excellent score during another fun play of this beautiful, lightweight game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-11-05 This entry into the November 2018 Orchard Challenge went well enough, although the rotten fruit may not have been the best idea. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-11-04 A lot of bad luck with the final destination cards led to a mediocre score, and showcased how this train-based solo variant can be a bit frustrating. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-04 With no damage to any ship resources, a victory was barely secured during a very tense play of this excellent, nautically-themed game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] ACE Lobbyist (2018) 2018-11-03 Victory was not in the cards today with this quick and reasonably enjoyable card game that drums up interest in the art of lobbying. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-11-03 A handful of plays still did not result in the perfect score, yet this game provides a relaxing and enjoyable experience in just a few minutes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic Iberia (2016) 2018-11-03 Disease spread slowly across Spain and victory looked to be in sight, but a final outbreak ended things just a little early in this excellent game in the Pandemic series. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-11-02 The hunt for a complete map did not succeed this time, yet this exploration-based game offers up an enjoyable experience with each and every play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legends of Andor (2012) 2018-11-01 A tricky situation with the initial legend allowed a trio of heroes to triumph in this beautiful puzzle game that rewards cooperation and minimal combat. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-11-01 A combination of rude book thieves and poor scoring opportunities resulted in losses during a couple of plays with the simple librarian solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Spy Catcher (1960) 2018-10-30 SGOYT November 2018 Activity 6. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Enigma (2012) 2018-10-30 SGOYT November 2018 Activity 5. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elephants on Parade (2003) 2018-10-30 SGOYT November 2018 Activity 4. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Microdot (1975) 2018-10-30 SGOYT November 2018 Activity 3. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Underground Game & What's the Letter? (1977) 2018-10-30 SGOYT November 2018 Activity 2. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Guesstimation (2009) 2018-10-30 SGOYT November 2018 Activity 1. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 44

October 2018
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-10-31 A selection of games and puzzles allows one to create unique, intertwined designs with these custom dice in a relaxing environment. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-10-30 Building the Alhambra with multiple tiles and money cards presents an interesting challenge with this excellent solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-10-29 Building an orchard provides a simple, compact sort of challenge filled with important decisions and more depth than one might expect from 9 cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2018-10-26 Putting together a team to beat a myriad of obstacles presents an interesting puzzle that varies considerably from play to play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Utopia Engine (2010) 2018-10-23 This roll-and-write game appears to be simple on the surface, but presents one with many challenges on the path to the final activation. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012) 2018-10-21 Fighting against villains with various heroes provides an excellent experience complete with tension and plenty of problems to solve cooperatively with multiple characters. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Origins (2015) 2018-10-21 Playing through a series of increasingly difficult solo trials allows one to form different teams of gladiators and take advantage of unique skills in this high quality game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2018-10-21 Working through a puzzle with a team of characters provides a satisfying experience as one finds solutions from different card combinations. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-10-20 A harvest theme makes for a charming experience that requires minimal components, yet features plenty of strategic decisions and thinking. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-10-19 A wide variety of beautiful landscapes create a colorful display where one must carefully plan each move to make the most of the commission cards. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tears of a Goddess (2015) 2018-10-18 As one travels through a city in this graphic novel adventure, mysteries unfold over the course of an enjoyable but limited sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legends of Andor (2012) 2018-10-17 Playing through various legends presents one with different sorts of challenges and puzzles that can change drastically as new chapters unfold. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Legends of Andor (2012) 2018-10-16 This beautiful game takes place in a fantasy world of legends, yet focuses more on finding creative solutions to different puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-10-16 Guiding a Fool through the various challenges presented in a Tarot deck provides an interesting experience with customizable difficulty. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mint Works (2017) 2018-10-15 Against the more difficult solo opponents, one may enjoy a fast and portable card game that involves building up a small neighborhood. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2018-10-14 There is a great deal of enjoyment as one guides a team through a mission and multiple obstacles, which come together to form a challenging puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2018-10-14 Traveling through a card-based labyrinth with unique artwork is an enjoyable and lightweight sort of challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-14 Building a small map with a number of tiles creates an interesting but lightweight challenge that offers up just the right amount of difficulty. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tears of a Goddess (2015) 2018-10-14 Solving various mysteries in this interesting graphic novel adventure allows one to choose a different specialty and follow various paths. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-10-14 Managing a small herb garden provides a quick and lightweight challenge with a collection of lovely artwork that creates a relaxing atmosphere. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2018-10-13 This simple but enjoyable card-based game challenges one to create sequences while avoiding nightmares on a quick journey through a whimsical labyrinth. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-12 Battling a super massive computer across a network provides a myriad of challenges within a fairly compact game space, filled with interesting decisions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-10-11 This bright and vibrant game challenges one to build a city and earn more points than the solo opponent, yet it may become a little too easy and predictable over time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-10-10 Building an orchard from a mere 9 cards is a quick sort of challenge that includes meaningful decisions with an enjoyable and light theme. [SGOYT]
[BGG] One Deck Dungeon (2016) 2018-10-10 This portable dungeon crawler provides some interesting decisions, but is extremely dependent on luck with little room for poor dice rolls. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-10 This charming bowling game allows one to utilize real bowling concepts to create quick and simple sums on the path to the perfect score. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2018-10-09 With only a few beautiful cards, one can enjoy a quick and simple puzzle about preparing for a tea service. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-10-08 Guiding a city's gladiators to victory is a strategic challenge with this excellent game that features high quality components and a lot of variability. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mint Works (2017) 2018-10-08 Building a small neighborhood takes just a matter of minutes as one faces off against different solo opponents, although the challenge may be a little too lightweight and straightforward. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-08 This simple solo variant creates a unique challenge with each play, while still ensuring that gameplay is lightweight and quick. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2018-10-08 This card-driven game presents interesting decisions as one travels through a labyrinth of a dreamscape over the course of about 10 minutes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-07 Guiding a submarine on a worldwide journey is fraught with peril and tension that is simulated excellently with this beautiful and challenging game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Onirim (second edition) (2014) 2018-10-06 Traveling through a dreamscape labyrinth progresses quickly with this simple game that includes a plethora of strategy and thinking. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-10-06 Building postal routes throughout Bavaria is a straightforward but challenging sort of puzzle that takes place on a beautiful board. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-05 This beautiful tile-laying game challenges one to explore the dangerous channels in the north as it simulates the seasons and tension of survival. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-10-04 Developing a map of the northern water in the search for an opening creates an enjoyable and challenging puzzle that differs quite a bit from play to play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-10-04 Overlapping cards to increase points is a clever mechanic that works well with this harvesting theme, while providing a solid challenge with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-10-04 Guiding a Fool through a lifelong journey of various challenges presents some interesting decisions, but may work best with an increased difficulty level. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-10-03 With just a few cards, this creates a strategic situation where one must carefully weigh the benefits and risks of building and harvesting an orchard. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Mint Works (2017) 2018-10-03 This highly portable game allows one to build a small neighborhood against various solo opponents, although it may be a little too lightweight and easy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-10-02 This wonderful 9-card game features lightweight mechanics with a good deal of strategic thought as one builds and harvests an orchard. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-10-01 This beautiful card game combines lightweight but meaningful decisions with lovely artwork as one paints landscapes and completes valuable commissions. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 42

September 2018
[BGG] Shadowrun: Crossfire (2014) 2018-09-30 Cooperative deck-building and puzzle solving merge together in an interesting way with this game that provides a surprising amount of variety and challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] One Deck Dungeon (2016) 2018-09-29 The versatile cards cut down on the number of components in this somewhat interesting dungeon-inspired experience that may feel a little too mechanical. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-09-28 Beautiful and soothing artwork combines with lightweight mechanics to create a very enjoyable game that works well in many ways. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-09-28 Creating an orchard and harvesting various fruits makes for a relaxing game that features lightweight mechanics and interesting decisions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Gaia Project (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-27 A myriad of excellent mechanics and tons of variety come together with one of the best solo opponents to create a simply wonderful solo experience set in space. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-09-27 This solo variant shortens the game considerably while making it feel like more of a library, all with a lightweight set of mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-25 This classic game is quick and easy to play with a nice blend of simple addition problems and luck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Utopia Engine (2010) 2018-09-24 This print-and-play game features an excellent concept and set of rules, so that the dice rolls matter and many decisions must be carefully made. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-09-23 Creating an orchard and harvesting the fruit provides a warm theme with card-driven mechanics that work surprisingly well in this wonderful little game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game (2018) 2018-09-22 This quick card game offers up a lot of strategic challenges within a small package, and is surprisingly interesting to play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-21 Solving challenges and working towards goals come together in a wonderful game that rewards careful planning, while still throwing in many variables to make each play unique. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-20 Battling a computer system across a network features unique challenges within an excellent puzzle that varies from play to play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-09-20 This intriguing way to use a Tarot deck tells a story while also offering up plenty of interesting decisions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-09-19 Completing routes across Bavaria is a challenging puzzle that ties in with history, and takes place on a beautiful board. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2018-09-19 This beautiful tile-laying game has its enjoyable moments, but may become stale after multiple plays if one wants to do more than complete small puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-09-19 Completing train routes provides an interesting challenge that can feel a bit repetitive, yet still offers up a random experience with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Utopia Engine: Beast Hunter (2013) 2018-09-18 Tracking and attacking a number of terrible beasts while defending a village is an interesting premise in this great print-and-play game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Utopia Engine (2010) 2018-09-18 Exploring and powering up an ancient machine is a very enjoyable experience with this high quality print-and-play game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEX: Health Endurance XP (0) 2018-09-18 This simple and dry single page RPG is extremely light on enjoyment and decision-making power, yet offers up a quick opportunity to roll some dice. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-17 Exploring and creating a map of the frozen north is an interesting experience filled with tough decisions and challenges right up until the end. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tears of a Goddess (2015) 2018-09-16 An interesting journey takes place over the course of a single day as one tries to solve mysteries and puzzles, all in a unique graphic novel format. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-16 A bit of mathematical bowling is a highly enjoyable experience with a game that costs practically nothing to play, and offers up a lightweight challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-09-15 This fantastic puzzle challenges one to find solutions with the available spells, which is a very fun experience that makes for an excellent game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-09-14 A simply amazing puzzle is presented with a high degree of variability as one guides various characters to protect a magical academy against different threats through the use of unknown spells. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-09-14 Traveling to different locations to paint landscapes is a very relaxing exercise that provides a nice challenge in a short amount of time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-09-14 Building a colony is a very strategic experience with a plethora of decisions to make in all facets of play, compounded by many factors that add unique challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-13 Working out simple addition problems is a relaxing exercise as one enjoys a unique take on bowling. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-09-12 With many ways to earn points and build up a quaint seaside town, the variable setup ensures that there are a lot of decisions to make. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-09-11 Building a seaside town is an enjoyable challenge as new actions open up and the unique solo opponents follow different paths to potential victory. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tears of a Goddess (2015) 2018-09-11 Guiding a hero through a series of dangerous situations, all while trying to solve a mystery, is very enjoyable with this graphic novel format. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-09-11 Putting together a team of unique stuffed animals to fight against the denizens of nightmares provides a reasonably interesting challenge, sometimes marred by bad dice rolls. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tears of a Goddess (2015) 2018-09-10 Working through a unique mystery in this graphic novel adventure seems to provide many different options and paths to completion, with a possible optimal path to discover. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-10 Challenging yet enjoyable, this tile-laying puzzle creates a map as one struggles to guide the crew home safely by the end of the expedition. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2018-09-08 Solving a number of cases is an exciting adventure, although as with most mysteries, reusability can be a concern in the short-term. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-09-08 A beautiful array of artwork brings this somewhat standard city builder to life as one pursues a number of different available strategies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-07 Building a map with this solo variant creates a relaxing experience as tiles are drawn and laid out in a unique pattern. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2018-09-06 Setting off to solve a handful of unique cases is quite interesting within this graphic novel adventure setting. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-09-06 Using tiles to create a map simulates exploration of the frozen tundra quite nicely, complete with unique challenges and customizable goals. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2018-09-05 Sleuthing alongside Holmes and Watson is a unique experience with this graphic novel adventure that has much more than simple text-based clues. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Guillotine (1998) 2018-09-05 Mildly interesting for a short time, this feels far too repetitive with a limited amount of strategic elements: Luck basically runs each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-09-05 Guiding the Fool through the Tarot journey is an interesting and relaxing experience, filled with challenges and ways to craft stories. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-09-04 A collection of unique dice can be enjoyed when working through various puzzles and games, all while creating beautiful knot designs. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-09-03 Creating postal routes between cities on a beautiful board is a very enjoyable puzzle with the solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2018-09-02 Puzzling through various cases is an enjoyable experience as one plays as either Holmes or Watson in this unique graphic novel adventure. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-09-02 Building a seaside town changes with each play as robust solo opponents create different challenges in a very enjoyable sort of experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2018-09-01 Mildly enjoyable and entertaining, this ode to Jane Austen creates silly stories as characters work towards finding the best suitors. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 46

August 2018
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-09-04 A simply brilliant narrative-driven experience places one in charge of the fictional village of Birkham Stokes during a lopsided battle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-09-04 Defending a village while getting to know individual characters creates a unique narrative experience that showcases the struggles of war in a rural town with limited resources. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-08-31 This gorgeous game offers up a relaxing experience while still doing an excellent job of creating a lightweight and strategic puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-08-31 Creating a map with the tiles works well with the solo variant, and presents a number of challenges as the map constantly shifts and changes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-08-30 Creating a map while traveling through the uncharted northern territory is an enjoyable exercise in tile placement and exploration. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-28 A fantastic narrative experience evolves over the course of play, and puts the player in charge of planning the defenses of a small village. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-13 A narrative experience like none other, one is hard-pressed to not feel invested in the outcome of the battle, both during individual skirmishes and overall. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-12 This is a simply amazing game that builds a narrative and makes one feel fully invested in the survival of the fictitious village of Birkham Stokes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-11 Taken mechanically, this has some shortcomings and could be rather boring, but from a narrative perspective, no game offers up the same sort of amazing experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-09 A fantastic narrative experience places the player in charge of the defense of a small village, with plenty of difficult decisions in a very immersive world. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-08 The growing tension of defending a village and protecting various characters creates a wonderful narrative that makes the events of each turn feel personal. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-06 Managing a village during a tense battle produces an exciting narrative from individual storylines to tales of skirmishes along the outskirts of Birkham Stokes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-03 Dripping with theme and narrative, this may not offer up much mechanically, yet it brings a small village to life in the midst of unexpected battle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 (2014) 2018-08-02 A unique blend of narrative and war game aspects creates a truly human saga during the course of battle in a small, rural village. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 14

July 2018
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-07-31 A game about building tiles has a lot more going on beneath the surface with nuanced strategies and a whole set of interesting expansion modules. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2018-07-29 A delightful set of puzzling cases are enjoyable to play through, particularly with hidden elements and multiple paths to explore. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations (2014) 2018-07-28 This graphic novel adventure has many different paths to explore, all while trying to solve a plethora of mysterious cases in the quirky world of Sherlock Holmes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-07-27 Creating interwoven patterns with high quality dice is an enjoyable activity that spans various difficulty levels with the included games and puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-07-27 This beautiful city-building game can become rather repetitive over time, particularly when one figures out the strategies to use with the solo variant. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-07-26 A challenging sort of puzzle, this provides an enjoyable experience that changes from one play to another. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-07-26 Working towards creating and traversing a map is both interesting and challenging, particularly with the inclusion of seasons that affect travel. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-07-20 Interesting decisions and the responsibility to build separate areas with unique goals makes this a highly variable and enjoyable game with every play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-07-17 Collecting landscapes for points is a thematically enjoyable experience that culminates in a series of strategic decisions, all playable in about 10-15 minutes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-07-11 Puzzling through a unique setting encourages creative problem solving in a highly variable environment, where nothing is exactly the same from play to play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-07-11 An interesting puzzle presents itself in a unique theme with plenty of decisions to work through. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic (2008) 2018-07-09 Saving the world from disease is an interesting puzzle with this classic game that may not be shiny and new, yet it certainly stands the test of time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-07-08 An amazing journey through ice and water comes to life with easy-to-understand mechanics in a game that never gets old. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-07-06 This lightweight solo variant works extremely well to create a tile-based map that is surprisingly interesting to put together. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-07-04 This beautiful game plays in just a few minutes, and is an excellent way to unwind with just the right amount of decision making. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-07-03 A beautiful game about painting landscapes offers up an interesting challenge while still requiring only a small amount of time to complete. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-07-02 Creating intricate patterns with these unique dice is an interesting and relaxing activity, although the difficulty level can easily be altered. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-07-02 A fairly quick game makes use of a Tarot deck in excellent ways, showcasing the artwork and bringing the cards to life to simulate an individual's journey. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-07-01 Despite being brutally challenging and difficult to win, the solo variant plays quickly and is an enjoyable experience in route creation. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2018-07-01 Playing with a solo puzzle variant allows the garden tile artwork to be enjoyed on a larger scale within the confines of a fun, simple activity. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 20

June 2018
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2018-06-30 A beautiful tile-laying game offers up a very lightweight experience that may be a little too easy for some. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Too Many Bones (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-29 This high quality game is interesting, especially with the strategic battle mat, yet it may not feel unique enough to stand out from similar games. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-29 The narrative potential is superb, and coupled with the simple mechanics, allows one to get fully immersed in plotting a course to the Northwest Passage. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2018-06-28 Taking away the narrative and treating this as a puzzle game often adds to the enjoyment, and focuses in on what makes the game shine. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-27 Creating a small map with tiles is a relaxing and lightweight experience, likely enhanced with the use of various expansions. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom (0) 2018-06-26 Traveling through a world of gamebooks is an exciting undertaking, filled with surprises and thousands of sections to discover. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Stone Age (2008) 2018-06-26 Using a limited number of workers and a set number of resources creates an interesting challenge as one builds up a small village. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-25 Creating a map is a fun activity with this tile-laying game, which can become even better when one gets into the theme and considers what it would have been like in the unmapped northern ice fields. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-06-25 Despite some confusing rules, there is a great game in the solo variant that challenges one to find efficient routes across a busy map. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-06-24 Although this may boil down to a game of collecting symbols, it truly shines with beautiful artwork and a theme that pulls the player in for an interesting challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-06-24 Creating designs with the artistic dice offers up an interesting challenge, and the set includes a nice selection of soloable games and puzzles. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom (0) 2018-06-22 An innovative gamebook series provides an amazingly vast world to explore across multiple books, and along many different paths. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-21 With a simple solo variant, this transforms into a lightweight puzzle that plays quickly with a good deal of enjoyment. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-06-20 Puzzling through interwoven designs is an intriguing exercise that constantly calls for just one more play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-06-20 Figuring out how to manage the postal routes for 4 different colors is an excellent puzzle that plays out on a beautiful map. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-06-19 Although only a portion of the games can be played solo, Kells and its variations provide a very enjoyable experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-06-19 The various games and puzzles make this unique dice set work in many ways, with plenty of choices and strategies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Knot Dice (2016) 2018-06-18 First impressions may not mean much, but this is a very interesting take on an abstract puzzle and offers some intriguing modes of play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Carcassonne (2000) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-18 Building at multiple levels to create a full map works well as a lightweight puzzle that provides plenty of challenges in a short play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Rise of Rome (2013) 2018-06-17 Despite the focus on gladiatorial combat, there is an emphasis on strategic thinking as one works through an interesting skirmish sort of puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-17 An intriguing tile laying game comes together quite nicely with a unique theme and mechanics, all within a challenging atmosphere. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-06-15 Building postal routes offers up a unique challenge that relies on some luck, so that planning ahead is crucial to succeeding. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-06-14 Multiple unique elements not found in other games come together in an excellent way to create a constantly changing experience that is never exactly the same from play to play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-06-14 Although reliant on a lot of luck, this is an excellent storytelling game that uses a Tarot deck in a unique way. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2018-06-12 Arranging cards in suit columns is a simple enough exercise, yet the randomness introduces interesting challenges and strategies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-06-11 Creating production chains that work well is interesting, but the game relied too heavily on chance and luck to be truly enjoyable. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-10 An excellent nautical adventure takes one on a journey filled with plenty of tough decisions and interesting stories. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-06-10 Building a map with various tiles proves to be an enjoyable challenge, particularly when one sets forth with specific goals in mind. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-06-09 Battling the denizens of nightmares becomes a strategic challenge when playing with multiple stuffed animals and finding various synergies. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-06-08 Plotting routes and placing train cars is quite enjoyable as one works on various strategies to successfully complete a challenging puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-06-07 Working through a map-based challenge with trains works surprisingly well, and is a lot more variable than one might imagine. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-06-06 Creating postal routes is an interesting puzzle that changes with each play, and comes to life on an absolutely beautiful game board. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-06-05 This is an amazing, lightweight game that delivers beautiful artwork and an excellent challenge all in a 5-10 minute play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-06-04 The artwork is gorgeous, and gameplay works extremely well to create interesting challenges within the 10 minute play time. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-06-03 With the solo variant, this turns into a decent experience about managing a small library with different sorts of visitors. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-06-02 A highly customizable tile laying game works will with its historical theme, but can suffer from frustrating bouts of bad luck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2018-06-01 The silly and lighthearted stories that develop during play make up for the reliance on dice rolls and lack of strategic depth. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 37

May 2018
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-05-31 An interesting adventure works very well with the cooperative variant, weaving a story that is enjoyably unpredictable. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-05-31 An excellent way to enjoy a Tarot deck, the journey creates a narrative in a lightweight and relatively quick experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-30 Exploring the unexplored frozen regions and creating a map makes for an interesting tile laying game with a surprising level of story and strategy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-05-29 Building a town and competing in the seas against rival captains is handled quite well with a great deal of variety and strategy. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-05-28 A beautiful game creates a wonderful tableau of landscapes in a surprisingly strategic experience that lasts all of 10-15 minutes. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-05-23 The excitement of working through a strategic gladiator combat round is amazing with a game that has a lot of variety and unpredictability. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-05-23 Gladiator combat takes a very strategic turn with this great game, which provides practically endless variety and challenges. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-05-22 A solid, train-themed game creates an interesting puzzle that challenges one to plan for both short-term and long-term possibilities. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic (2008) 2018-05-22 A classic game provides an interesting challenge with each play that may not be the most enjoyable, yet the elements all work together very nicely. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2018-05-21 Teatime is a lovely experience with this very lightweight game that works nicely when played occasionally. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-05-20 A relaxing experience in the realm of painting beautiful landscapes provides a lightweight challenge that works exceptionally well. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-05-18 A deep and complex puzzle takes time to master, but is not too difficult to learn and offers up many possibilities to succeed. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-05-17 A deceptively simple game about creating postal routes opens up to create an interesting puzzle that differs with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-17 A unique map of frozen islands and icy waters comes to life with excellent game mechanics that bring a tile-laying puzzle to life. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-16 A fantastic puzzle comes to life in a unique cyberpunk setting with a lot of variability and a fairly low number of components. [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2018-05-15 There is an interesting game here if one is willing to work with the erasable boards and bring the world to life with a creative imagination. [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2018-05-14 Although there is a lot to like with this one, a few flaws detract from the enjoyment of creating characters to take on an exciting text-based adventure. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-05-14 A Tarot deck can be enjoyed as a game with this lightweight experience that creates an interesting narrative with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] {WIP} ACE Lobbyist- 54 card contest 2018-05-13 This quick and easy game with a standard deck of cards introduces a political theme in an interesting light. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-12 An exploratory puzzle comes alive in the frozen waters of the north, and creates a fun and challenging way to map out an area. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-05-12 A beautiful game about painting landscapes works well in many ways to create a quick puzzle filled with interesting decisions and planning. [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-05-11 Building a seaside town is quite fun in a game that starts off with limited actions, but grows progressively more complex and challenging. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-11 An already excellent game opens up when one gets beyond the tutorial, and offers up a very fun and interesting challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-10 The simulation tutorial provides an interesting and useful way to ease into an interesting game complete with a unique puzzle. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-09 The game mechanics shine once one learns the rules and terminology, and an interesting puzzle presents itself with each play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Renegade (2018) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-08 The complex elements are not overly complicated, and create an interesting experience that takes time to master. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-05-08 The lovely art style and variable setup create a nice puzzle centered around postal routes, which is surprisingly interesting and relaxing. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-05-07 This train-themed puzzle is quite difficult with the solo variant, yet it provides an interesting and enjoyable experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-05-07 Although luck makes immediate losses possible, this is a fantastic game that highlights the art of a Tarot deck. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-05-06 The luck factor is a bit too strong and creates a somewhat frustrating experience with an otherwise compact and interesting little game. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-05-05 A masterpiece of a game that creates virtually endless variety and interesting, unique challenges with every play. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2018-05-05 An interesting concept that suffers from repetitive play and very few reasons to return for more. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-05 The journey across the icy waters and snow-covered islands creates a wonderful puzzle and surprisingly deep narrative. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2018-05-04 This absolutely beautiful gardening game is quite simple, sometimes a little too much so, yet creates a stress-free gaming experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-05-03 The solo variant is excellent, but after solving it, each play is more like an old friend than a fresh, new challenge. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-05-03 A fairly bland game that benefits from my solo variant, but is still not one I would recommend. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-05-02 A rich, nautical narrative comes to life in a memorable experience with excellent solo mechanics. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-05-02 A quick and lightweight dice-rolling game where stuffed animals attack nightmares. [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEX: Health Endurance XP (0) 2018-05-01 A particularly dry and simple solo RPG that is worth playing a few times for the experience. [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-05-01 Beautiful artwork and simple mechanics make for a lightweight and relaxing challenge. [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 40

April 2018
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-05-01 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-04-29 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-04-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2018-04-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Rise of Rome (2013) 2018-04-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Origins (2015) 2018-04-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-04-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-04-26 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-04-26 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-04-25 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-04-25 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Guillotine (1998) 2018-04-24 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-04-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-04-22 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-04-22 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-04-21 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-04-21 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-04-20 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-04-20 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2018-04-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-04-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic (2008) 2018-04-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-04-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-04-18 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-04-17 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2018-04-17 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-04-17 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ticket to Ride (2004) 2018-04-16 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-04-14 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-04-14 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-04-13 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2018-04-13 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-04-12 [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2018-04-11 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Untold: Adventures Await (2017) 2018-04-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Untold: Adventures Await (2017) 2018-04-09 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-04-08 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-04-08 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-04-07 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-04-07 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-04-06 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-04-05 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-04-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-04-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Guillotine (1998) 2018-04-03 [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-04-02 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-04-01 [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 47

March 2018
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-03-31 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-03-31 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Stone Age (2008) 2018-03-31 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-03-30 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-03-29 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Herbaceous (2017) 2018-03-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sunset Over Water (2018) 2018-03-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-03-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-03-26 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deadball (2017) 2018-03-24 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-03-24 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-03-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-03-22 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nightlight (2014) 2018-03-21 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-03-20 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-03-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-03-18 [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2018-03-18 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2018-03-16 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-03-15 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Origins (2015) 2018-03-14 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-03-13 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-03-12 [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2018-03-11 [SGOYT]
[BGG] HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King (2017) 2018-03-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-03-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-03-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Guillotine (1998) 2018-03-09 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2018-03-09 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-03-09 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-03-08 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Too Many Bones (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-03-07 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-03-06 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-03-05 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2018-03-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] English Eerie (0) 2018-03-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-03-03 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic (2008) 2018-03-02 [SGOYT]
[BGG] {WIP} ACE Lobbyist- 54 card contest 2018-03-01 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Deadball (2017) 2018-03-01 [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 40

February 2018
[BGG] Guillotine (1998) 2018-02-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-02-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-02-26 [SGOYT]
[BGG] English Eerie (0) 2018-02-25 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-02-25 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-02-24 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Guillotine (1998) 2018-02-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] {WIP} ACE Lobbyist- 54 card contest 2018-02-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-21 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-20 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-02-18 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-18 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-17 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Tales of the Arabian Nights (2009) 2018-02-16 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-02-16 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-02-15 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2018-02-15 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-02-14 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2018-02-13 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2018-02-13 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2018-02-11 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2018-02-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-02-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-02-09 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-02-08 [SGOYT]
[BGG] {WIP} ACE Lobbyist- 54 card contest 2018-02-07 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Alhambra: Big Box (2009) 2018-02-06 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-02-05 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-02-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-02-03 [SGOYT]
[BGG] {WIP} ACE Lobbyist- 54 card contest 2018-02-02 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-02-02 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-02-01 [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 35

January 2018
[BGG] The Colonists (2016) 2018-01-31 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Cottage Garden (2016) 2018-01-30 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Nemo's War (second edition) (2017) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-29 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-01-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-28 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-01-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2018-01-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-27 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Expedition: Northwest Passage (2010) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-26 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2018-01-25 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-01-25 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Scoundrel (2011) 2018-01-24 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-01-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-01-23 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-01-22 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: Rise of Rome (2013) 2018-01-22 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-01-21 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-01-20 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Triplock (2017) 2018-01-20 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-01-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] City of Iron: Second Edition (2016) 2018-01-19 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Bogey (2016) 2018-01-18 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-01-17 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Marrying Mr. Darcy (2014) 2018-01-16 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-01-16 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-01-15 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-15 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-14 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-13 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-01-12 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Hoplomachus: The Lost Cities (2012) 2018-01-11 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Pandemic (2008) 2018-01-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Ex Libris (2017) 2018-01-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-10 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-01-09 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Wizard's Academy (2016) 2018-01-08 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-07 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Stone Age (2008) 2018-01-07 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Grimslingers (2015) 2018-01-06 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-06 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Elevenses for One (2014) 2018-01-05 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Oh My Goods! (2015) 2018-01-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Thurn and Taxis (2006) 2018-01-04 [SGOYT]
[BGG] The Fool's Journey: Tarot Solitaire Card Game (2016) 2018-01-03 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-03 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1982) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-02 [SGOYT]
[BGG] New Bedford (2016) 2018-01-01 [SGOYT]
[BGG] Bowling Solitaire (1969) Thumbs Up! 2018-01-01 [SGOYT]
Entries for the month: 48

December 2017