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"Renegade presents interesting puzzles set in a digital landscape where the terminology may be tricky, yet finding the solutions is exceptionally rewarding." [SGOYT]
"Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden combines humor and strategy with quick gameplay where decisions feel important." [SGOYT]
"Village Green presents a charming challenge set in a tranquil gardening atmosphere as awards take shape in a simple 4x4 grid." [SGOYT]
"At the Gates of Loyang offers a farming challenge that uses simple concepts of economics to be rather enjoyable." [SGOYT]
"The Fool's Journey ties its concepts into a Tarot deck in a way that provides an interesting, if slightly repetitive, experience." [SGOYT]
"Paper Tales offers an excellent solo mode where card drafting works well and aging adds important choices about the units to recruit." [SGOYT]
"Expedition: Northwest Passage offers a challenging tile-based journey in the Arctic with limited time and many decisions." [SGOYT]
"Grimslingers looks amazing and has an intriguing campaign set in a mysterious world, yet its mechanics are sadly far from enjoyable." [SGOYT]
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game features a simple set of rules and a challenging strategy around harvesting fruit." [SGOYT]
"Codeword Cromwell is a unique simulation wargame that puts ordinary villagers into heroic roles and tells gripping stories." [SGOYT]
"Codeword Cromwell is an amazing narrative-driven simulation that puts ordinary villagers in heroic roles as they defend their homes." [SGOYT]
"Codeword Cromwell offers an excellent simulation of a small village forced to defend itself and accept the unwanted arrival of war." [SGOYT]
"Codeword Cromwell brings a small village to life as it defends itself from an unexpected invasion with some very unconventional weapons." [SGOYT]
"Codeword Cromwell is a simply delightful story about the fictional defense of a British village where non-combatants fight back against the odds." [SGOYT]
"Crystallo provides a beautiful table presence with an interesting puzzle that may feel a bit repetitive, but can still be interesting." [SGOYT]
"Bunny Kingdom is a random sort of experience, yet it works well with an unofficial solo variant to allow for area control without conflict." [SGOYT]
"Calico is an outstanding combination of a stress-free theme with quilts and cats, plus an interesting strategic challenge with many scenarios." [SGOYT]
"Shadows of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game offers practically endless possibilities for stories with all sorts of encounter and reward cards." [SGOYT]
"Shadows of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game continues in the Kilforth world with more story potential and intriguing new elements." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game creates amazing stories from a large amount of beautifully illustrated cards in a memorable world." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game may rely on luck in many ways, yet it's a beautiful and fascinating game for amazing narratives." [SGOYT]
"Death Valley is a beautiful concept, but gameplay feels repetitive and disconnected from the theme in a way that makes it difficult to enjoy." [SGOYT]
"Tapestry always provides a fun challenge involving optimizing what's available and advancing a civilization in a multitude of ways." [SGOYT]
"Tapestry provides a fun play experience that may be a little dry, yet removes a lot of micromanagement to make way for an enjoyable challenge." [SGOYT]
"Tapestry may be a little dry and random, yet it presents a fun puzzle with many moving pieces for a great solo challenge." [SGOYT]
"Tapestry features many different paths to victory along 4 different advancement tracks and all sorts of combinations to explore." [SGOYT]
"Tapestry offers a sprawling civilization-style game with plenty of variety and paths forward, but the level 1 solo opponent may be too easy for most." [SGOYT]
"Pocket Landship uses a dice-based action system and a simple set of rules for a fast-paced and interesting experience that takes very little time." [SGOYT]
"Roll Camera! The Filmmaking Board Game provides a very unique theme with intuitive mechanics for a lighter sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"Roll Camera! The Filmmaking Board Game combines a unique theme with mechanics in a way that creates a funny and light sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"Pocket Landship offers plenty of decisions with the dice-based action system that's easy to learn with plenty of variety and multiple scenarios." [SGOYT]
"Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game is an intricate sort of 2-player game that doesn't offer a great experience with the solo expansion." [SGOYT]
"Wildlands plays out in a fun and challenging race across a map to collect crystals with an official solo expansion that introduces scenarios." [SGOYT]
"Cascadia presents a relaxing nature-themed challenge as environments and animals must be placed in optimal patterns." [SGOYT]
"Harsh Shadows creates an exciting spy adventure with deduction in a seamless way that provides the tension needed to be interesting." [SGOYT]
"A bit of board game fun to celebrate my birthday!" [SGOYT]
"Red Rising features completely unique cards and the strategy constantly changes to make the best combination before the game ends." [SGOYT]
"HEXplore It: The Valley of the Dead King creates a sweeping tale of adventure with plenty of stories and challenges before the finale." [SGOYT]
"New York Zoo provides a relaxing and charming sort of polyomino puzzle with animals and a little more than might be expected." [SGOYT]
"Bargain Quest has some interesting elements, but ultimately falls flat as a solo experience with long play times and repetitive gameplay." [SGOYT]
"Obsession provides an entertaining challenge as a country manor and social circle must be carefully managed over 4 seasons." [SGOYT]
"Sprawlopolis provides a clever sort of puzzle with almost endless combinations of scoring goals that can be fun for the right player." [SGOYT]
"Veilwraith: A Veil Odyssey Game offers a simple set of rules, unique black and white artwork, and a challenging campaign system." [SGOYT]
"Veilwraith: A Veil Odyssey Game presents a simple set of actions, yet provides a nice array of challenges with different sets of threats across vignettes." [SGOYT]
"Village Green depicts a tranquil countryside scene as various watercolor artwork must be added to a grid to earn specific awards." [SGOYT]
"Maiden's Quest takes some time to learn with a confusing rulebook, yet it offers a humorous and strategic game played with a highly variable deck." [SGOYT]
"Maiden's Quest has a fresh theme and large variety of cards, yet the reliance on luck and lack of decisions can feel overpowering." [SGOYT]
"Roll Player features a surprising level of depth with its decisions that begin before play even begins, leading to very interesting characters." [SGOYT]
"Calico presents an adorable theme about quilts and cats with a fairly straightforward but challenging set of tile-laying mechanics." [SGOYT]
"Fantastic Factories includes very easy rules, yet opens up many decisions as dice are used and buildings are constructed." [SGOYT]
"Seastead takes place in an interesting setting, yet the solo mode is very mechanical and has a definite single path to victory." [SGOYT]
"Multiuniversum features a unique setting where portals to alternate realities must be closed with the clever use of multi-function cards." [SGOYT]
"Obsession uses a charming theme to bring the world to life as families fight to win an intriguing game of prestige and reputation." [SGOYT]
"Obsession has a thematic foundation that provides such stirring stories amidst a backdrop of high society and solid gameplay." [SGOYT]
"Songbirds presents an adorable kind of puzzle as different types of birds fight for berry tokens with the volume of their songs." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants builds up exciting tension as a small colony fights for survival in the meadow against the broodmother." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants provides an interesting challenge as the race to find the broodmother in time to win intensifies over just 4 rounds." [SGOYT]
"Floriferous is simply a joy to set up and play with lovely watercolor artwork and a relaxing theme that features a rather comical solo opponent." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants is quite challenging with the first expansion and features all sorts of important decisions over just 4 rounds." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants has a much fuller solo experience with the first expansion as things like aphids, nymphs, and predators add strategic layers." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants presents a difficult survival challenge for an ant colony against a horde of centipedes." [SGOYT]
"Expedition: Northwest Passage presents a tense struggle to create a map and ensure the crew makes it back home after exploring." [SGOYT]
"Maquis presents interesting decisions and challenges with various missions, although ti takes careful planning to do well." [SGOYT]
"Obsession presents the dual challenge of improving a country estate and managing a family's social circule within an endearing sort of theme." [SGOYT]
"Floriferous includes beautiful artwork in a setting that's very relaxing but far from easy to master." [SGOYT]
"The Whatnot Cabinet plays quickly but with plenty of decisions with different ways to score victory points with a collection of objects." [SGOYT]
"Floriferous uses beautiful artwork during a short but challenging stroll through the garden as a pesky guest provides unexpected hurdles." [SGOYT]
"The Whatnot Cabinet presents beautiful artwork with a variety of tiles that must be collected and displayed carefully with lighter, strategic decisions." [SGOYT]
"At the Gates of Loyang rewards multiple plays with consistent scores in an optimization puzzle about harvesting and selling vegetables." [SGOYT]
"At the Gates of Loyang provides a classic sort of game that doesn't do too much, yet offers a very consistent kind of economic challenge." [SGOYT]
"At the Gates of Loyang creates a fun and challenging environment to grow vegetables and fulfill customer orders." [SGOYT]
"Fields of Green is a relaxing farming game about creating an engine and finding the optimal paths to victory points." [SGOYT]
"Fields of Green allows a small farm to take shape from almost nothing with plenty of unique cards within a very relaxing atmosphere." [SGOYT]
"Fields of Green is a wonderful farming game with an interesting solo card draft, although some of the attractions may not work as will in solo." [SGOYT]
"Fields of Green uses a wide variety of location cards to create a unique farm over the course of just 4 rounds with an excellent solo card draft." [SGOYT]
"Fields of Green presents a farming challenge set in a very relaxing environment where card variety provides unique plays." [SGOYT]
"Pavlov's House provides a 3-tiered system to manage a defensive position, yet plays very smoothly with no unnecessary complexity." [SGOYT]
"Castle Itter brings an historic battle to life in a sort of tower defense experience with easy-to-understand mechanics." [SGOYT]
"Obsession can seem rather random and unfair at times, yet the challenge is irresistable and the elements all work together nearly perfectly." [SGOYT]
"Obsession provides a wonderfully entertaining experience in the Victorian countryside and managing a family's social circle and estate." [SGOYT]
"Obsession combines a Victorian setting with challenging and enjoyable mechanics to create a memorable and fun experience." [SGOYT]
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game provides a very simple set of rules and more intricate strategies within a nature-based theme." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower includes an interesting campaign with fun scenarios that offer a challenge to the custom heroes." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower uses an interesting class leveling system to create unique heroes within a fun campaign system." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower offers diverse scenarios that act as puzzles to solve with highly customizable heroes." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower allows each hero to advance in unique ways during an interesting campaign of strategic skirmishes." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower provides very challenging scenarios, but doesn't punish the heroes for failures early on." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower is a fun and lighter sort of campaign-style, battle-based game with intriguing leveling up elements." [SGOYT]
"Adventure Tactics: Domianne's Tower provides a very deep and interesting character class system, along with an intriguing campaign with simple rules." [SGOYT]
"Warp's Edge provides interesting puzzles to work through, although the overall novelty and variety may not stand the test of time." [SGOYT]
"Warp's Edge uses a token bag to present different actions every round as a lone ship races to destroy an ominous mothership." [SGOYT]
"Warp's Edge merges an interesting theme with plenty of variety, important decisions, and enjoyable mechanics for an excellent experience." [SGOYT]
"Honey Buzz presents a cute setting but includes interesting elements of supply chain management and a market economy with a lot of variety." [SGOYT]
"Tussie Mussie combines flower arranging with logic and deduction in the solo mode, but just misses the mark in a few key ways." [SGOYT]
"Food Chain Island presents an interesting puzzle that combines the theme and mechanics in logical and challenging ways." [SGOYT]
"Lift Off! Get Me Off This Planet! features an interesting challenge to save aliens by launching them into space with whimsical and unique devices." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2020 Activity 2." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2020 Activity 1." [SGOYT]
"Barkham Horror combines humor and horror in an interesting way as dogs investigate and fight back against menacing cats." [SGOYT]
"Barkham Horror takes the mechanics of Arkham Horror: The Card Game into a unique and comical setting with dogs against cats." [SGOYT]
"Witches of the Revolution melds history and fantasy in a unique setting with interesting mechanics that often feel disconnected from the theme." [SGOYT]
"Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden presents a comical theme inside a very difficult and enjoyable kind of gardening challenge." [SGOYT]
"AuZtralia presents Lovecraft horror in an interesting setting with railroads and resource gathering in Australia." [SGOYT]
"Journey: Wrath of Demons offers some unique concepts with its campaign and karma system, yet it ultimately suffers from generic luck-dependence." [SGOYT]
"Marrying Mr. Darcy creates hilarious situations with the random events, but relies almost entirely on lucky draws or rolls." [SGOYT]
"Crypt presents an interesting puzzle where the odds of dice rolls help create bidding situations to collect unique treasures." [SGOYT]
"Disney Villainous may be enjoyed as a solo experience as an optimization puzzle with plenty of variety between the different characters." [SGOYT]
"Machina Arcana may look like a standard dungeon crawler, yet it contains plenty of variety, scrolling map tiles, and a unique inventory system." [SGOYT]
"Machina Arcana features a unique map system, an engaging storyline, and plenty of dark horror to last a long time." [SGOYT]
"Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu presents an interesting setting where strategies are much deeper than they might initially seem." [SGOYT]
"Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu takes some familiar concepts and adds horror elements in a logical and entertaining way." [SGOYT]
"Mystery presents a fun superhero storyline with comedic moments, yet the adventure is over rather quickly with no branching storylines." [SGOYT]
"Fabled Lands provides an excellent and unique open-world concept with a set of intertwined gamebooks filled with quests and mysteries." [SGOYT]
"Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North is a relatively quick-to-play challenge that includes many different clans and several solo scenarios." [SGOYT]
"Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North presents an interesting solo challenge across multiple scenarios with many unique clans to play as." [SGOYT]
"Sherlock Holmes: The Challenge of Irene Adler presents a pair of mysteries to solve, yet misses the excitement of the investigation." [SGOYT]
"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]
"In the Hall of the Mountain King features interesting concepts like card cascades and spells, yet may shine brightest multiplayer." [SGOYT]
"Obsession offes multiple levels of difficulty within a theme that's competitive, yet still very enjoyable without direct confrontations." [SGOYT]
"Obsession combines excellent mechanics with a wonderful theme in a way that creates a challenge within a Victorian age story." [SGOYT]
"Lockup: A Roll Player Tale places an imprisoned crew at the center of a strategic challenge to form alliances and craft unique items." [SGOYT]
"Lockup: A Roll Player Tale presents a strategic puzzle of working inside a prison against corrupt guards for the most victory points." [SGOYT]
"Crystallo creates a spatial puzzle within a cave where trapped creature spirits must be freed before facing a dragon." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Helionox combines movement with deckbuilding as a dying solar system begins to crumble, all while the Shadow Syndicate continues to operate." [SGOYT]
"Thurn and Taxis presents a relaxing but difficult challenge of setting up postal routes between many Bavarian cities and provinces." [SGOYT]
"Thurn and Taxis sticks with a simple formula, yet creates plenty of variety and strategic decisions as postal routes take shape in Bavaria." [SGOYT]
"Expedition: Northwest Passage simulates a tense and challenging adventure through the frozen, empty expanses of the Arctic." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth offers almost endless variety with different solo characters and a plethora of potential story arcs." [SGOYT]
"Deep Future is a make-as-you-play game that allows for customization within a rather challenging kind of card-based system." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth creates the foundation for a deep storyline with beautiful artwork and evocative story threads, complete with a serious threat." [SGOYT]
"Calico creates a calm and relaxing atmosphere while still being rather challenging with a number of different goals and ways to score." [SGOYT]
"Deep Future provides the basis for creating an entirely unique galaxy and deck of cards that evolves over the course of play." [SGOYT]
"Deep Future is a surprisingly complex print-and-play game that weaves a narrative as a custom galaxy evolves over time." [SGOYT]
"Calico is both beautiful and challenging in a lightweight sense with a relaxing theme and high-quality components." [SGOYT]
"Calico provides a relaxing, lightweight experience with quilting, cats, and plenty of interesting decisions." [SGOYT]
"Fantastic Factories offers many different ways to generate resources and produce goods with dice that act as workers." [SGOYT]
"Fantastic Factories provides a simple-to-run solo opponent, multiple difficulty levels, and a plethora of ways to build up a productive factory." [SGOYT]
"Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale creates a mapmaking challenge with beautiful artwork and a surprising level of variety." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Marvel Champions: The Card Game presents a lot of variability and challenges that reward repeated plays within a popular theme." [SGOYT]
"Legacy of Dragonholt manages to create an exciting adventure that not only causes one to think, but also to feel with amazing writing." [SGOYT]
"Legacy of Dragonholt offers many heartwarming moments with a cast of interesting characters and plenty of discoveries to make." [SGOYT]
"Legacy of Dragonholt creates a memorable experience with a paragraph-based adventure that benefits from excellent writing and intriguing characters." [SGOYT]
"Legacy of Dragonholt features a cheerful village, but also creates an emotional kind of experience with the outcomes of the quests." [SGOYT]
"Legacy of Dragonholt weaves together several quests to create an adventure that features an immersive world and a diverse cast of characters." [SGOYT]
"Legacy of Dragonholt presents a fun introduction to an adventure with a customizable sort of RPG character." [SGOYT]
"Sunset Over Water creates a relaxing gaming experience that offers up a challenge in a beautiful world of natural landscapes." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Roll Player provides the basis for a surprisingly enjoyable character creation process, and the first expansion adds rewarding minion conflicts." [SGOYT]
"Roll Player offers a wonderful experience with the base game, and further expands on character development with its first expansion." [SGOYT]
"Roll Player manages to create fascinating characters through the process of drafting dice and buying cards with a simple set of mechanics." [SGOYT]
"Roll Player utilizes a fairly simple set of dice drafting mechanics to create complete characters and a very satisfying sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"Millennium Blades offers almost endless possibilities with an enormous pool of cards and multiple strategies as it simulates the CCG world." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Millennium Blades offers an amazing amount of variety within a challenging but uniquely humorous card game experience." [SGOYT]
"A Feast for Odin may be solvable, yet it takes a lot of careful strategizing and optimizing to score well." [SGOYT]
"30 Rails presents an interesting puzzle of placing railroad tracks and connecting various stations on a small, compact map." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Margraves of Valeria: Kickstarter Edition provides plenty of choices, but the solo mode lacks the conflict that often leads to a challenging experience." [SGOYT]
"NEOM is a straightforward tile-laying game about building a city, yet it's very enjoyable and often relaxing." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Ada Lovelace: Consulting Mathematician presents surprisingly interesting decisions and simple mechanics with just a handful of components." [SGOYT]
"A look back at my board game and Calico Critters wedding with a reserved place for everyone from the guild and SGOYT." [SGOYT]
"Trickerion: Collector's Edition features unique magicians and a solo opponent that takes a little work, but provides a very challenging experience." [SGOYT]
"Trickerion: Collector's Edition utilizes a deep but not overly complex set of mechanics as magicians learn and perform daring tricks." [SGOYT]
"Trickerion: Collector's Edition creates a rivalry between magicians as they perform tricks and work to be labeled the greatest." [SGOYT]
"Trickerion: Collector's Edition features beautiful components and a unique magician theme about learning tricks and putting on magic shows." [SGOYT]
"The Big Book of Madness creates a unique challenge of controlled failures on the path to close the book for good and triumph." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"A Feast for Odin offers a challenging puzzle about managing a village of Vikings, yet it encourages exploration and diversification of resources." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"The Isle of Cats offers a charming visual style and theme within the framework of a challenging puzzle filled with multiple, meaningful decisions." [SGOYT]
"NEOM presents a unique city-building puzzle with plenty of unique tiles and the ability to try out all sorts of strategies." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Aether Captains: Clockwork Cabal creates a race against time as a collection of parts must be found within a variable city layout." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Mechs vs. Minions weaves together a handful of missions to create an interesting campaign built around programming and puzzles." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Mechs vs. Minions builds upon each mission's rules to create more and more challenging puzzles while still avoiding too much complexity." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions offers up unique puzzles and challenging situations, complete with a dash of humor to make plenty of fun memories." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions mixes an appropriate bit of humor in with interesting programming gameplay that ranges from simple to very complex puzzles." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions creates an interesting atmosphere of programming, humor, and unique missions with high quality components." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions features a campaign-style system with sealed envelopes and a plethora of unique and reusable puzzles to work through." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions has all manner of missions and plenty of surprises in a realm of quirky programming and challenging puzzles." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions offers a campaign-style setting with multiple missions and plenty of variety to create interesting challenges." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions includes challenging programming concepts within a humorous setting that makes failures seem interesting and worthwhile." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions offers the ability to program various command lines to work through different missions and experience increasingly complex mechanics." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions includes a robust programming opportunity within an endearing world with humor and increasingly complex missions." [SGOYT]
"Obsession creates the foundation for endlessly interesting stories about Victorian British society and the families within a small county." [SGOYT]
"Obsession features narrative-driven gameplay that presents the challenge of managing a social circle, staff, and country estate." [SGOYT]
"Obsession presents a unique blend of Victorian era society and estate management to create a highly thematic, memorable, and challenging experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Your Town features an intriguing western adventure, but the excessive bookkeeping can weigh down gameplay and take away from the enjoyment." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Gloomhaven offers up interesting card mechanics and character interaction within an enormous amount of content that may not work solo for everyone." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth features a plethora of story possibilities with practically endless encounters and unique characters to play as." [SGOYT]
"Loup Garou presents a story that may have limited reusability, yet the mystery behind the events is interesting and engrossing." [SGOYT]
"Millennium Blades includes laugh-out-loud hilarious card flavor text and a surprisingly challenging system of building a small but effective deck." [SGOYT]
"Loup Garou uses a unique character progression system with randomized combat values to advance through a gamebook mystery." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Millennium Blades features some fantastic humor in its hundreds of cards and creates a real challenge in the construction of a tournament deck." [SGOYT]
"Herbaceous features beautiful artwork and simple mechanics that create an amazingly relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere." [SGOYT]
"Millennium Blades combines deckbuilding with a final tournament to create all sorts of strategies and an excellent challenge." [SGOYT]
"Millennium Blades simulates the world of collectible card games with humor and challenging deckbuilding mechanics." [SGOYT]
"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]
"March of the Ants is a very challenging game that requires careful resource management and exploration on the path to defeating the broodmother." [SGOYT]
"Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations contains multiple cases and puzzles that provide interesting challenges." [SGOYT]
"Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations introduces multiple mysteries that require real deductive thinking to solve, along with hidden puzzles." [SGOYT]
"Captive offers up a chilling and terrifying experience during the initial play or so, but has a rather finite lifespan." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth creates exciting and interesting stories over the course of an interesting card-based quest." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants features a challenging mix of resource management, exploration, and battle with a colony of ants." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants benefits from a much more strategic and challenging solo mode included with its expansion, Minions of the Meadow." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants features a continuous battle between a colony of ants and invading centipedes with interesting mechanics." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Lost Ship simulates the journey of a single stranded spaceship as it searches for a new home planet amidst enemy aliens." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Gloom of Kilforth creates a challenging narrative that develops over the course of play where the journey is often very memorable." [SGOYT]
"Gloom of Kilforth creates memorable stories as a character travels across the land to complete a saga and fight off an ancient enemy." [SGOYT]
"Awkward Guests presents an app-driven solo experience that works surprisingly well with a challenging murder mystery case to solve." [SGOYT]
"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]
"March of the Ants is a challenging experience about resource management in an ant colony with the ever-present threat of invading centipedes." [SGOYT]
"March of the Ants calls for careful resource planning as invading centipedes threaten the existence of an ant colony." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Awkward Guests uses a simple app to bridge the gap between the digital and physical to create an enjoyable solo murder mystery experience." [SGOYT]
"Paper Tales finds a way to make a solo card draft work against an opponent who can be quite challenging." [SGOYT]
"Paper Tales presents a challenging opponent with the Lich King, as well as an interesting way to use a solo drafting mechanic." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game presents a simple set of rules and an interesting puzzle to create a fun sort of challenge." [SGOYT]
"Newton is an optimization puzzle with limited randomness, yet features a highly variable setup process and an interesting sort of challenge." [SGOYT]
"Newton offers up a challenging puzzle that spans multiple elements that can vary greatly from one play to the next." [SGOYT]
"Newton offers up an interesting challenge with a set of partially connected mini-games that require efficient actions and optimized turns." [SGOYT]
"Newton presents a challenging puzzle across multiple mini-games on the path to innovative discoveries." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Newton utilizes a series of separate mini-games that come together in a way to create a satisfyingly challenging experience." [SGOYT]
"The One Hundred Torii crafts a unique and relaxing experience as a journey through a Japanese garden takes shape." [SGOYT]
"The One Hundred Torii offers up a relaxing experience about laying tiles out in a Japanese garden and following paths on a journey." [SGOYT]
"The One Hundred Torii features a wonderfully relaxing Japanese garden that slowly takes shape in an enjoyably challenging sort of way." [SGOYT]
"Crystallo presents an intricate puzzle of crystals, gems, and treasures that may overstay its welcome or feel overly complex at times." [SGOYT]
"Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom offers up an excellent introduction to the Fabled Lands Gamebooks with interesting discoveries." [SGOYT]
"NEOM awards victory points for a multitude of strategies involved with planning and building a compact sort of city." [SGOYT]
"NEOM offers up an interesting city building challenge with a wide variety of tiles and many ways to score victory points." [SGOYT]
"NEOM offers up an even more interesting experience when more building tiles are added into the mix as a small city takes shape." [SGOYT]
"NEOM offers up an interesting city-building experience with many variable tiles in a compact play area." [SGOYT]
"Plenty of noisy birds made for an interesting experience and an excellent final score in Songbirds." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A return to a lightweight classic was met with mediocre dream scores in Project Dreamscape." [SGOYT]
"A sampling of most the factions resulted in interesting combinations and an impressive score in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"The Japanese faction grew tremendously with a combination of useful production locations and deals involving plenty of food in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"An initial outing with the Japanese faction turned out to be quite exciting and successful in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"Early production finally paid off the Barbarians as their civilization came to life in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"A glimmer of hope and excellent planning brought the Barbarians a rare victory in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"Continued practice with the Barbarians led to several strong combinations that were still eventual losses in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"Small victories helped lead the Barbarians to a more respectable final tableau in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"A change in factions resulted in a rather dismal initial performance from the Barbarians in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"Production locations multiplied resources to allow for expansive building as the Romans proved to be quite successful in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"A small Roman settlement slowly took shape and transformed into a formidable civilization in Imperial Settlers." [SGOYT]
"Postal routes appeared throughout Bavaria as a small mail service grew into something rather impressive in Thurn and Taxis." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"With the forest under siege, the Eyrie had no luck against the strong forces of the Mechanical Marquise in Root." [SGOYT]
"The Mechanical Marquise took over the forest as the Eyrie were powerless to stop her advances in Root." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A small retinue of supposedly loyal subjects began a narrative journey with their leader in For the Queen." [SGOYT]
"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]
"The arrival of the unexpected elders from Solo Challenge #1 led to interesting opportunities for a burgeoning fishing company in Nusfjord." [SGOYT]
"With the help of the elders and sizable fleet of ships, a little fishing operation turned into a successful campaign in Nusfjord." [SGOYT]
"A simple but interesting foray into the campaign mode proved to be just shy of an overall victory in Nusfjord." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"With a handful of helpful mythological units, a tiny kingdom rose up to defeat the Lich King in Paper Tales." [SGOYT]
"A holiday gift opportunity to continue delving deeper into the world of Arkham Horror: The Card Game." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A wintry-themed journey with a beautiful Tarot deck proved to be a little too challenging in The Fool's Journey." [SGOYT]
"A comical raid on a father's tomb led to a small number of collected treasures in Crypt." [SGOYT]
"A return to a classic little game led to a fairly nice outing with Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game." [SGOYT]
"With a modified strategy, Carapace Queen was nearly taken down at the normal difficulty level in Aeon's End." [SGOYT]
"With a slight increase in difficulty, Jian and Kadir struggled to do much damage against the diabolical Carapace Queen in Aeon's End." [SGOYT]
"Robinson breezed through the lower difficulty levels, then struggled to reach the final hazards and pirates at level 4 in Friday." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"A rather simple first outing against Rageborne turned into quite the battle with a narrow victory in Aeon's End." [SGOYT]
"A comical sort of training montage led Robinson to finally face and defeat the pirates in Friday." [SGOYT]
"The final requirements for a campaign victory were met as Grumple, Meziah, Ringr, and Whisper reached important story milestones in Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"A surprising ally and a new form of transportation were discovered as the rodents continued to explore the city in Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"Another journey into uncharted territory led to a near failure for the small but determined rodents of Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Although an interesting method of travel saved some time, the party of rodents was delayed during an important mission in Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"A simple search for supplies turned into a tricky battle as a former enemy tracked down the vulnerable party in Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Unexpected events and a heartbreaking sort of encounter created a number of challenging situations for the determined rodents of Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"A return to E Street proved to be a worthwhile route for the brave rodents of Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"The Outside In map provides an interesting and challenging sort of puzzle for the cast of furry characters in Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"Missions and goals must be completed as a colony of small critters tries to survive in the post-apocalyptic world of Aftermath." [SGOYT]
"All manner of events occur as one builds up character points on the path to find the best bachelor in Marrying Mr. Darcy." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Cities, cloisters, farms, and roads take shape as one creates a lovely little map of the countryside with Carcassonne." [SGOYT]
"A selection of lovely herbs must be sorted and potted in a relaxing manner with Herbaceous." [SGOYT]
"Puzzles and hidden clues of all different difficulty levels abound as one explores and hunts for treasure in The Crusoe Crew." [SGOYT]
"Resistance fighters in France must work in secret around the city to avoid the dangerous patrols in Maquis." [SGOYT]
"Hidden parts of a mysterious clockwork device must be located before time runs out in Aether Captains: Clockwork Cabal." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Suspects abound as one must work out the who, why, and how of a murder mystery in Awkward Guests." [SGOYT]
"An entire galaxy is ready to be explored and colonized with a variety of pilots in Tiny Epic Galaxies." [SGOYT]
"The Australian outback provides the scene for resource gathering and railroad building before the Old Ones begin to attack in AuZtralia." [SGOYT]
"A civilization must grow and prosper as it advances and expands in multiple ways in Tapestry." [SGOYT]
"Various birds of different types and volumes compete in the forest to sing the loudest in Songbirds." [SGOYT]
"A variety of building tiles and activities in Victorian England are available to build up a family's social standing in Obsession." [SGOYT]
"Elephants and tiles are used to build a festival platform of different colors with Kerala: The Way of the Elephant." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2019 Activity 6." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2019 Activity 5." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2019 Activity 4." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2019 Activity 3." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2019 Activity 2." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2019 Activity 1." [SGOYT]
"One must guide a coven of witches on the path to victory over tyranny in Witches of the Revolution." [SGOYT]
"Tedious components and a very random sort of solo mode hamper the enjoyment in Tiny Epic Mechs." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Realistic baseball elements and statistics come into play to create memorable stories with the dice-based and highly modular game of Deadball." [SGOYT]
"In a relaxing sort of atmosphere, one builds up a thriving farm filled with everything from fields to livestock in Fields of Green." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Rising tension in the seas forces one to plan strategically in the very exciting narrative experience created by Nemo's War." [SGOYT]
"One must follow leads and read between the lines to solve the mysteries in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective." [SGOYT]
"A wide selection of available heroes create unique ways to fight off villains and masterminds in Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game." [SGOYT]
"Simplified concepts from Race for the Galaxy make for a different and lighter sort of experience with Jump Drive." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A small town quickly grows to contain more and more available actions as one competes against challenging solo opponents in New Bedford." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"A challenging situation of building a pair of Alhambras, including one for the solo opponent, creates an interesting experience with Alhambra: Big Box." [SGOYT]
"A vast amount of different birds may be attracted to one's habitats in the interesting but sometimes luck-dependent game of Wingspan." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With a tableau of different cards, one must build up a spacefaring civilization against a difficult solo opponent in Race for the Galaxy." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"A sobering historical time is represented with excellent mechanics and an emotional sort of experience in Freedom: The Underground Railroad." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Adorable birds must be placed in a forest grid to collect berry tokens of different values in Songbirds." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Icons must be matched to seal off portals to other dimensions as one works against a challenging solo opponent in Multiuniversum." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Beautifully illustrated landscapes create the basis for one to complete commissions and earn points in Sunset Over Water." [SGOYT]
"One must create avenues of trees and form a surprisingly deep strategy to win with an unofficial solo variant for Arboretum." [SGOYT]
"A unique set of dice and assortment of games and puzzles create interesting but somewhat repetitive challenges with Knot Dice." [SGOYT]
"A full Tarot deck can be enjoyed as one guides an individual through the many challenges presented with The Fool's Journey." [SGOYT]
"Hidden movement and solo deduction work surprisingly well in the historical mystery depicted within Black Sonata." [SGOYT]
"Project Dreamscape takes one on a journey through a dream with the goal of chaining icons and purchasing new cards." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Carcassonne is a classic tile-laying puzzle that works well with an unofficial solo variant to present a surprisingly challenging but straightforward experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Freedom: The Underground Railroad presents a sensitive historical period with respect and offers one a heartbreaking experience filled with smooth gameplay elements." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Emberwind: The Skis of Axia Campaign does not provide a satisfying solo experience, and falls short in many regards." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Dingo's Dreams provides an adorable and somewhat strategic take on Bingo, but is not suited to a solo mode." [SGOYT]
"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]
"The Bogey is a simple and quick card game that presents interesting decisions and a surprising amount of enjoyable depth." [SGOYT]
"Cottage Garden features an interesting unofficial solo variant that simulates a solo opponent and creates a highly enjoyable sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"The Fool's Journey utilizes an entire Tarot deck to tell an intriguing story with interesting but simple gameplay that works very well." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective provides a wide selection of mysteries to solve with intriguing storylines, but has limited gameplay value." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"The Big Book of Madness may lose its theme during gameplay, yet it offers up an immensely challenging and satisfying sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"Herbaceous Sprouts presents one with decisions in regards to choosing dice and cards, yet can feel a little underwhelming as a solo experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Songbirds presents one with a challenging sort of mathematical puzzle that can be enjoyable, but is also rather tough." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Spirit Island presents a highly variable selection of challenges as one wards off invading settlers in an interesting game of role reversal." [SGOYT]
"Expedition: Northwest Passage challenges one to traverse the unknown tundra and provides many ways to customize the game to one's liking." [SGOYT]
"Crypt includes an interesting bidding mechanic with dice as one collects various treasures, though it may not have long-term staying power." [SGOYT]
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game uses a simple ruleset and minimal components to create a challenging and enjoyable sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Undaunted: Normandy features a scenario system and card play as one guides both sides towards victory with a very smooth and intriguing system." [SGOYT]
"Helionox places one in the midst of a failing solar system with challenging events that must be overcome with a myriad of cards." [SGOYT]
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer includes resource and worker management as one expands a hive and prepares for its winter survival." [SGOYT]
"Mythos Tales presents multiple cases of the occult variety as one follows leads and uncovers clue of a macabre nature." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Penciltown is a surprisingly deep exercise into the creation and expansion of a town, complete with an amazing narrative experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"City of Iron lacks variety, yet still provides a decent experience as one expands and builds to produce a number of different resources." [SGOYT]
"Kerala: The Way of the Elephant combines vertical building options with simple tile placement to create a relaxing sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"Renegade is an excellent sort of puzzle that challenges one to find solutions in a highly variable experience." [SGOYT]
"The Bogey is a simple but enjoyable game that can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards." [SGOYT]
"Kerala: The Way of the Elephant provides a pleasant and lightweight experience about building horizontally and vertically." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Lifeform challenges one to survive through a nightmarish attack from an alien creature, yet falls short in a narrative and thematic sense." [SGOYT]
"Freedom: The Underground Railroad is a difficult and emotional sort of experience that respectfully combines excellent mechanics with a somber historical theme." [SGOYT]
"Penciltown allows one to experience the life of a growing town with plenty of decisions and the potential for an interesting narrative adventure." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"At the Gates of Loyang is a challenging puzzle that incorporates realistic supply and demand concepts as one grows and sells vegetables." [SGOYT]
"Crypt is a mediocre set collection game about humorously raiding the tomb of the king and trying to acquire various objects." [SGOYT]
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game is simple in many ways but offers up a clever challenge as one overlaps identical fruit trees." [SGOYT]
"Wingspan is a beautiful game about attracting various birds that works well, and is appealing in a safe sort of way." [SGOYT]
"Spirit Island presents a unique challenge as one uses fear to ward off invaders and protect an island." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Project Dreamscape is a quick and lightweight card game that combines a charming dream-related theme with an interesting challenge." [SGOYT]
"Carcassonne offers up a simple and classic sort of tile-laying puzzle with an excellent solo variant." [SGOYT]
"Obsession offers up a highly enjoyable experience as one manages a family household, estate, and social circle in 1800s Britain." [SGOYT]
"Herbaceous is a simple and straightforward set collection game about planting beautifully illustrated herbs." [SGOYT]
"Penciltown is a wonderful game about building a town, managing its growth, and experiencing all manner of events over 100 rounds of play." [SGOYT]
"Penciltown provides an enjoyable way to build a town and watch it literally take shape on paper with very few required components." [SGOYT]
"Mechs vs. Minions challenges one to create programmable command lines in progressively more complex missions with high quality components." [SGOYT]
"Penciltown provides a mix of resource management, town building, and an ongoing story with very few required components." [SGOYT]
"Scythe offers up an immensely variable and enjoyable experience that includes minimal combat and many paths to victory." [SGOYT]
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer challenges one to manage a hive internally and externally over the course of a year." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Renegade offers a unique challenge through the use of variable countermeasures and a wide selection of available paths to victory." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Anachrony is a stunning and complex game about time travel that features a challenging solo opponent and plenty of variety." [SGOYT]
"Multiuniversum presents a unique time traveling theme with multi-purpose cards to offer up a challenging and enjoyable solo experience." [SGOYT]
"Arboretum features a lovely selection of trees one can grow against a rather challenging unofficial solo opponent." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Obsession combines the possibility for excellent stories with enjoyable and challenging gameplay as one manages a country estate in the 1800s." [SGOYT]
"Sunset Over Water features beautiful landscapes as one works towards collecting and painting various scenes." [SGOYT]
"The Fool's Journey uses a deck of Tarot cards to create a story about the journey of an individual character." [SGOYT]
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer continues to be an interesting hive management game that presents a very challenging sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer focuses on managing a hive internally and externally, and includes multiple ways to play solo." [SGOYT]
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer is a wonderful puzzle about managing a hive, both internally and externally." [SGOYT]
"The Bogey is a simple sort of game that can be played with a standard deck of cards, and presents some interesting choices." [SGOYT]
"At the Gates of Loyang is a highly enjoyable puzzle about harvesting vegetables and optimizing deliveries to various customers." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Onirim challenges one to travel through a dreamscape to collect doors by laying out cards with different symbols." [SGOYT]
"Thurn and Taxis challenges one to complete postal routes across Bavaria with an excellent and challenging solo variant." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Villages of Valeria features multi-use cards and an interesting challenge as one adds buildings and adventurers to a slowly growing village." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Freedom: The Underground Railroad approaches a somber theme in a respectful manner with excellent mechanics that create a memorable game experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Carcassonne is a classic tile-laying game that utilizes simple mechanics, and the solo variant changes very little for an excellent experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Songbirds presents an adorable challenge between birds in a 5x5 mathematical puzzle that can be somewhat frustrating at times." [SGOYT]
"Expedition: Northwest Passage is a wonderful tile-laying puzzle that utilizes a compelling story to present a simple but intriguing challenge." [SGOYT]
"Crypt presents one with a humorous and macabre challenge of set collection mechanics with a unique bidding system." [SGOYT]
"Project Dreamscape involves multi-use cards and a choice of actions as one travels through a dream." [SGOYT]
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game presents one with a fun challenge that involves overlapping similar fruit trees in a diverse orchard." [SGOYT]
"Herbaceous creates a relaxing experience with simple card mechanics and lovely artwork: It may not be unique, yet it works extremely well." [SGOYT]
"Pandemic: Iberia presents an interesting challenge as one works to research diseases and prevent outbreaks with some rather clever actions and mechanics." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Ticket to Ride presents an interesting sort of puzzle with train routes, yet some of the mechanics are less suited to solo play." [SGOYT]
"Freedom: The Underground Railroad explores a difficult historical time and challenges one with excellent mechanics that present ethical dilemmas." [SGOYT]
"Kerala: The Way of the Elephant is a simple sort of puzzle that offers up a relaxing and fun theme filled with elephants." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Sunset Over Water featutes beautiful landscapes and a puzzle that challenges one to optimize movement and victory points." [SGOYT]
"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]
"The Fool's Journey uses a standard Tarot deck to tell the story of a character's journey with simple yet enjoyable mechanics." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Knot Dice presents one with a number of games and puzzles designed for use with the custom dice that create intricate patterns." [SGOYT]
"Arboretum provides a fairly lightweight challenge as one plants trees and plans ahead to earn the ability to score various paths." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Thurn and Taxis challenges one to complete a randomized puzzle of postal routes across a beautifully illustrated map." [SGOYT]
"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]
"At the Gates of Loyang features wonderful mechanics that give one many choices about farming and supplying vegetables to various sorts of customers." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Black Sonata combines hidden movement and deduction into a solo game with a unique set of mechanics that proves to be quite satisfying." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Race for the Galaxy features an extremely challenging solo opponent that forces one to make the most of a wide variety of cards." [SGOYT]
"Carcassonne is a classic sort of game with a solo variant that challenges one to create a 7x7 map of the countryside." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Crypt is a comical sort of set collection game that challenges one to collect various items from the king's crypt." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Overlapping cards and creating a tabletop orchard is a surprisingly challenging sort of experience that works very well." [SGOYT]
"The process of creating a map of sea and ice is an immensely satisfying experience with plenty of variety and customizable goals." [SGOYT]
"Chaining together various icons and choosing 1 of 2 available actions on each card creates a relaxing and challenging sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"This quick and relatively simple card game presents some challenges, but can be a little tricky to learn with a confusing rulebook." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Working through the best decisions with this solo variant adds on an excellent challenge without bloating the play time." [SGOYT]
"Traveling around a card-based board of landscapes to paint the beautifully depicted scenes is a lightweight yet mildly challenging sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"Simulating baseball with this system is an enjoyable and narrative experience with room to add on modules as desired." [SGOYT]
"One is challenged to build up a seaside town and collect points with a slowly expanding pool of actions." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Playing as a zany superhero provides a bit of comedy with this lighthearted superhero game that offers up an interesting sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This classic sort of lightweight card puzzle presents a variety of challenges with the inclued expansions that can be combined or enjoyed separately." [SGOYT]
"The eclectic mix of vegetable people and gardening provides a rather comical experience within a very challenging game." [SGOYT]
"Planting herbs with this simple sort of card game provides a very relaxing and lightweight sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"With a variety of games and puzzles, this custom dice set challenges one to create different sorts of Celtic-inspired designs." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With just a deck of cards and a simple tracker, this straightforward game can be enjoyed in about 5 minutes." [SGOYT]
"With multiple ways to use each card, one is faced with creating a village and recruiting a variety of helpful adventurers." [SGOYT]
"This older but classic sort of game challenges one to complete a puzzle of completing postal routes between various Bavarian cities." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Excellent solo mechanics and narrative potential meld in this Victorian-themed game that places one at the head of a British household." [SGOYT]
"Attracting birds and creating an engine provides an interesting challenge with this excellent and beautiful game." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A new solo variant currently in development creates more tension and strategy while still keeping the overall play time very short." [SGOYT]
"This graphic novel adventure is somewhat short, yet packs in plenty of riddles and puzzles with a unique set of 4 character books." [SGOYT]
"Although not groundbreaking, this elephant-themed puzzle provides a reasonably entertaining experience." [SGOYT]
"Although deceptively simple on its surface, this intriguing sci-fi card game has a good deal of strategic play." [SGOYT]
"Deduction and hidden movement come together nicely with this unique solo game about exploring London and locating the Dark Lady." [SGOYT]
"This baseball simulation uses dice to tell a story in an amazing way, and the game allows for plenty of modular customization." [SGOYT]
"Collecting treasures from a family crypt is a comical sort of experience with this lightweight game that plays quickly." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Finding the optimal order of the cards provides a lightweight puzzle with this adorable tea-related theme." [SGOYT]
"Being able to create a tabletop farm takes a lot of strategic thought, yet the overall experience is enjoyably relaxing." [SGOYT]
"This interesting adventure has its moments, but also features an unexpected theme with a rather confusing set of corridors." [SGOYT]
"This simple but interesting card game can be played with a standard deck of cards in a matter of minutes." [SGOYT]
"Creating avenues of trees presents an interesting challenge as one must manage the solo opponent and earn the ability to score points." [SGOYT]
"This classic sort of puzzle challenges one to fulfill orders by planning ahead and growing a number of different vegetables." [SGOYT]
"Tabletop gardening comes to life with this fairly lightweight but strategic sort of puzzle that features an easy-to-run solo opponent." [SGOYT]
"With a Tarot deck and vitality tracker, one can enjoy a quick and somewhat challenging experience." [SGOYT]
"This simple solo variant allows one to create a 7x7 map as a simple but enjoyable sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"The opening scenario sets the stage for a vast game filled with a plethora of investigators, decks, scenarios, and much more." [SGOYT]
"Creating an orchard with overlapping cards is both simple and challenging with just the right amount of complexity." [SGOYT]
"This beautiful game features wonderful landscapes, and presents a lightweight challenge with interesting decisions." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Hosting a tea party with this simple card game is a relaxing and lightweight sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"This wonderful little gardening game about planting herbs is quick and simple in a way that makes it a relaxing sort of activity." [SGOYT]
"Following along with this dark story presents some interesting challenges and decisions, yet it is inherently limited in its long-term usage." [SGOYT]
"Using tiles to build a city creates a very challenging sort of game with an excellent solo variant." [SGOYT]
"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]
"As one guides a character through a journey with the use of a Tarot deck, challenges present themselves and a narrative develops." [SGOYT]
"This quirky gardening game pits one against a set of meddlesome neighbors who stop at nothing to steal vegetables whenever possible." [SGOYT]
"Creating an avenue of trees presents a surprisingly interesting challenge with an excellent and unofficial solo variant." [SGOYT]
"This straightforward solitaire game can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards and offers some interesting gameplay moments." [SGOYT]
"Attracting birds of all sorts provides a fun challenge to build up an engine with some absolutely gorgeous artwork." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With bright and whimsical artwork, this one offers a lightweight but challenging experience as one works through a dreamscape." [SGOYT]
"This quick and enjoyable card game features unique artwork and plenty of included expansions to add different sorts of challenges." [SGOYT]
"This older classic provides an interesting puzzle with the solo variant as one builds postal routes through Bavaria." [SGOYT]
"This lightweight romp through the wilderness challenges one to paint landscapes to fulfill various commissions." [SGOYT]
"Choosing dice and tools on the path to planting seeds for the most points presents a lightweight but mostly enjoyable challenge." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With a variety of games and puzzles, this selection of unique dice challenges one to create all sorts of patterns." [SGOYT]
"Finding ways to build an engine with a variety of powers creates an interesting sort of challenge with stunningly illustrated birds." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With an adorable bird theme, this mathematical puzzle offers up a challenge that takes time to master." [SGOYT]
"This dungeon crawler offers up a plethora of content with unique characters and mechanics, yet it may not be for everyone." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Although far from easy, this version of Pandemic offers up a lot of interesting challenges and decisions from start to finish." [SGOYT]
"Connecting cities with a train route creates a fun puzzle, yet the difficulty and gameplay may not be ideal." [SGOYT]
"Creating a hex-based town center to define the available actions while also building a colony creates an enjoyable and challenging puzzle." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"This sci-fi deck-building game provides plenty of interesting choices and combinations as one goes up against a rather difficult solo opponent." [SGOYT]
"This light, space-themed card game provides a set of interesting challenges and unique goals." [SGOYT]
"With a little imagination, this standard dungeon crawl turns into a challenging and interesting sort of game that plays quickly." [SGOYT]
"The hidden movement and clue system work perfectly in a solo setting to create an intriguing and difficult-to-solve mystery." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"The puzzle that each legend presents creates an exciting and interesting experience with mysteries and surprises around every corner." [SGOYT]
"Highly challenging and difficult, one has to carefully work through problems to clear obstacles and survive to the end of a mission." [SGOYT]
"Although quick and relatively simple, this card game offers up plenty of modular expansions and challenging turns." [SGOYT]
"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]
"The combinations of hero cards create unique situations with each play and challenge one to figure out some rather intriguing strategies." [SGOYT]
"This interesting tile-laying experience challenges one to explore a vast expanse of ice and water with an excellent seasonal mechanic." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Tricky decisions abound in this adorable card game that features birds and simple mathematics." [SGOYT]
"With a new solo variant, this beautiful tree-based game evolves into a tense matchup with plenty of tough decisions and strategies." [SGOYT]
"Managing a library with different visitor meeples plays quickly and relatively easily with a custom solo variant." [SGOYT]
"This light and simple solitaire game can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards and offers up some interesting decisions." [SGOYT]
"Building a farm provides a unique and satisfying experience as one works through various decisions and makes the most of various cards." [SGOYT]
"Although interesting to a certain degree, this may feel a little too easy and random to be as enjoyable as similarly lightweight games." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This lighter version of Race for the Galaxy plays quickly and provides a number of interesting situations and challenges." [SGOYT]
"Bad luck can sometimes result in frustrating gutter balls and frames, yet this bowling game is quite enjoyable from start to finish." [SGOYT]
"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]
"In another exciting adventure, the Nautilus traveled through the seas in this nautically themed game that offers up an excellent solo experience." [SGOYT]
"Guiding a Fool through a Tarot journey is an enjoyable experience that comes with a lot of narrative potential." [SGOYT]
"A beautiful collection of landscapes make a table look beautiful while providing an interesting but quick sort of solo experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Connecting and completing postal routes works as an interesting solo puzzle with plenty of variety and an adjustable difficulty level." [SGOYT]
"A 7x7 map takes little effort to create in theory, yet this solo variant works well to create an enjoyable and straightforward challenge." [SGOYT]
"Overlapping cards to create an orchard is a fun and challenging activity, particularly with the very active community." [SGOYT]
"With the solo rules from Songbirds, this card game can be made a lot more enjoyable as one plants a forest." [SGOYT]
"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]
"The simple mechanics and unique artwork create a game that plays quickly and calls to be played just one more time." [SGOYT]
"The perfect score is a difficult goal to achieve, yet this relaxing gardening game plays quickly and looks beautiful on the table." [SGOYT]
"This unique theme takes one on a journey through emotions as bliss and gloom clash over control of various realms of the mind." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This straightforward and fairly generic deck building game works well enough, but can swing wildly based on the luck of the card draw." [SGOYT]
"Creating a map of ice and water provides both an interesting and challenging puzzle that plays out quite differently each time." [SGOYT]
"Planting vegetables takes a careful bit of planning in this wonderful little game that features vintage-style artwork and rather unique vegetable people." [SGOYT]
"Simple arithmetic and adorable artwork combine to make a fun and challenging game." [SGOYT]
"Finding ways to create an excellent orchard takes a lot of careful planning with this fun and quick card game." [SGOYT]
"Traveling across a beautiful archipelago features many available actions and paths to victory with a solo variant that's both challenging and interesting." [SGOYT]
"Pesky neighbors play the role of villains who steal precious vegetables in this light-hearted and lovely gardening-based card game." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This highly strategic and challenging space-based game takes time to master, yet provides an amazingly enjoyable experience with plenty of variability." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This rather basic system works well to create all sorts of stories, particularly when used with other sets of Rory's Story Cubes." [SGOYT]
"After little success and poor decisions, everything finally came together with an impressive railway and research into all of the diseases." [SGOYT]
"Despite the beautiful artwork and intriguing mechanics, this game doesn't always hold up as an enjoyable solo experience." [SGOYT]
"A tricky mastermind made the solo variant rather difficult during another exciting matchup between heroes and villains." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Shapeshifting enemies made for a sneaky twist in this matchup against Mr. Sinister during an exciting and enjoyable play." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This comical superhero game provides a myriad of possibilities for heroes and villains within a decently entertaining gameplay system." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Enclosing bulls with straight line fences creates an interesting puzzle when paired with the luck of dice rolls." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Rome fought hard against Cronus, but an excellent strategy was destroyed with some unlucky dice rolls during a somewhat lackluster play." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With variable actions for the solo opponent, the solo variant provides an interesting challenge with many strategic choices." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Creating a 7x7 map of tiles is an interesting and quick exercise, but can be devoid of any real strategy at times." [SGOYT]
"Adorable avian artwork brings this interesting and challenging puzzle to life, where every card placement is crucial to scoring." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Working through strategic card placements and simple sums provides a surprisingly deep experience with this lightweight, adorable game featuring beautiful bird artwork." [SGOYT]
"Another fantastic victory was achived with plenty of upgrades and a good deal of luck in this wonderful, nautically-themed adventure." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Unknown disasters and spells made for an excellent puzzle as an inspector surveyed the academy in this high quality and entertaining game." [SGOYT]
"Quick gameplay and interesting card combinations make for an interesting space-based experience with the unofficial solo campaign mode." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Building a pair of Alhambras works as an interesting challenge as one finds ways to best utilize the currency cards and building market." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Building fences to isolate bulls is an interesting dice-driven geometric puzzle that presents interesting decisions, although doing well is quite a challenge." [SGOYT]
"The unofficial solo campaign provides multiple goals to work towards and creates a challenge with this simplified version of Race for the Galaxy." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A nice mix of luck and strategy combined to yield a personal high score in this beautiful, relaxing game all about painting landscapes." [SGOYT]
"Another monthly challenge resulted in something of a poor showing, yet this quick and surprisingly deep game continues to be an absolute delight." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Simple mathematics come to life with actual bowling scoring to make for an interesting experience with this gem from nearly 50 years ago." [SGOYT]
"Laying tiles to create a small countryside of cities and roads is often enjoyable, albeit very lightweight and simple." [SGOYT]
"A classic mystery traveled down back alleys and sinister clues, although the game itself may not shine its greatest when played solo." [SGOYT]
"Choosing paths and painting landscapes proved to be quite enjoyable, even if the final scores were mediocre at best during this session." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A personal goal of a complete map to the Northwest Passage fell short, yet the overall experience was fun and interesting as always." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"This lovely gem about planting herbs creates a calming, relaxing atmosphere where scores don't seem to matter in a good way." [SGOYT]
"At the advanced difficulty level, a challenging puzzle came together as many lengthy postal routes took shape for an excellent end result." [SGOYT]
"A fairly resounding loss resulted in an embarrassing Alhambra, although this solo variant makes this classic tile-laying game enjoyable and challenging." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A couple of plays with this excellent solo variant resulted in nearly completed maps, but fell just short." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Working out an optimal path around a conveyor belt made for some interesting decisions that featured another duo of comically random characters." [SGOYT]
"A tense race against spreading diseases came down to the final turn in this excellent addition to the Pandemic series." [SGOYT]
"A solid base game can be even more challenging and unique with the inclusion of various expansions, such as the Glyphs." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"The simple base game is quite effective and enjoyable, weaving an adventure through a surreal labyrinth with interesting choices." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A unique hero and villain made for an interesting pregame situation, but repetitive and dry mechanics took away from a potentially thematic experience." [SGOYT]
"A nice collection of commission cards resulted in an excellent score during another fun play of this beautiful, lightweight game." [SGOYT]
"This entry into the November 2018 Orchard Challenge went well enough, although the rotten fruit may not have been the best idea." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With no damage to any ship resources, a victory was barely secured during a very tense play of this excellent, nautically-themed game." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"SGOYT November 2018 Activity 6." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2018 Activity 5." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2018 Activity 4." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2018 Activity 3." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2018 Activity 2." [SGOYT]
"SGOYT November 2018 Activity 1." [SGOYT]
"A selection of games and puzzles allows one to create unique, intertwined designs with these custom dice in a relaxing environment." [SGOYT]
"Building the Alhambra with multiple tiles and money cards presents an interesting challenge with this excellent solo variant." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Putting together a team to beat a myriad of obstacles presents an interesting puzzle that varies considerably from play to play." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Fighting against villains with various heroes provides an excellent experience complete with tension and plenty of problems to solve cooperatively with multiple characters." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Working through a puzzle with a team of characters provides a satisfying experience as one finds solutions from different card combinations." [SGOYT]
"A harvest theme makes for a charming experience that requires minimal components, yet features plenty of strategic decisions and thinking." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Playing through various legends presents one with different sorts of challenges and puzzles that can change drastically as new chapters unfold." [SGOYT]
"This beautiful game takes place in a fantasy world of legends, yet focuses more on finding creative solutions to different puzzles." [SGOYT]
"Guiding a Fool through the various challenges presented in a Tarot deck provides an interesting experience with customizable difficulty." [SGOYT]
"Against the more difficult solo opponents, one may enjoy a fast and portable card game that involves building up a small neighborhood." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Traveling through a card-based labyrinth with unique artwork is an enjoyable and lightweight sort of challenge." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Solving various mysteries in this interesting graphic novel adventure allows one to choose a different specialty and follow various paths." [SGOYT]
"Managing a small herb garden provides a quick and lightweight challenge with a collection of lovely artwork that creates a relaxing atmosphere." [SGOYT]
"This simple but enjoyable card-based game challenges one to create sequences while avoiding nightmares on a quick journey through a whimsical labyrinth." [SGOYT]
"Battling a super massive computer across a network provides a myriad of challenges within a fairly compact game space, filled with interesting decisions." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"This portable dungeon crawler provides some interesting decisions, but is extremely dependent on luck with little room for poor dice rolls." [SGOYT]
"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]
"With only a few beautiful cards, one can enjoy a quick and simple puzzle about preparing for a tea service." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"This simple solo variant creates a unique challenge with each play, while still ensuring that gameplay is lightweight and quick." [SGOYT]
"This card-driven game presents interesting decisions as one travels through a labyrinth of a dreamscape over the course of about 10 minutes." [SGOYT]
"Guiding a submarine on a worldwide journey is fraught with peril and tension that is simulated excellently with this beautiful and challenging game." [SGOYT]
"Traveling through a dreamscape labyrinth progresses quickly with this simple game that includes a plethora of strategy and thinking." [SGOYT]
"Building postal routes throughout Bavaria is a straightforward but challenging sort of puzzle that takes place on a beautiful board." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Guiding a Fool through a lifelong journey of various challenges presents some interesting decisions, but may work best with an increased difficulty level." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"This wonderful 9-card game features lightweight mechanics with a good deal of strategic thought as one builds and harvests an orchard." [SGOYT]
"This beautiful card game combines lightweight but meaningful decisions with lovely artwork as one paints landscapes and completes valuable commissions." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Beautiful and soothing artwork combines with lightweight mechanics to create a very enjoyable game that works well in many ways." [SGOYT]
"Creating an orchard and harvesting various fruits makes for a relaxing game that features lightweight mechanics and interesting decisions." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This solo variant shortens the game considerably while making it feel like more of a library, all with a lightweight set of mechanics." [SGOYT]
"This classic game is quick and easy to play with a nice blend of simple addition problems and luck." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"This quick card game offers up a lot of strategic challenges within a small package, and is surprisingly interesting to play." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Battling a computer system across a network features unique challenges within an excellent puzzle that varies from play to play." [SGOYT]
"This intriguing way to use a Tarot deck tells a story while also offering up plenty of interesting decisions." [SGOYT]
"Completing routes across Bavaria is a challenging puzzle that ties in with history, and takes place on a beautiful board." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Completing train routes provides an interesting challenge that can feel a bit repetitive, yet still offers up a random experience with each play." [SGOYT]
"Tracking and attacking a number of terrible beasts while defending a village is an interesting premise in this great print-and-play game." [SGOYT]
"Exploring and powering up an ancient machine is a very enjoyable experience with this high quality print-and-play game." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Traveling to different locations to paint landscapes is a very relaxing exercise that provides a nice challenge in a short amount of time." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Working out simple addition problems is a relaxing exercise as one enjoys a unique take on bowling." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Solving a number of cases is an exciting adventure, although as with most mysteries, reusability can be a concern in the short-term." [SGOYT]
"A beautiful array of artwork brings this somewhat standard city builder to life as one pursues a number of different available strategies." [SGOYT]
"Building a map with this solo variant creates a relaxing experience as tiles are drawn and laid out in a unique pattern." [SGOYT]
"Setting off to solve a handful of unique cases is quite interesting within this graphic novel adventure setting." [SGOYT]
"Using tiles to create a map simulates exploration of the frozen tundra quite nicely, complete with unique challenges and customizable goals." [SGOYT]
"Sleuthing alongside Holmes and Watson is a unique experience with this graphic novel adventure that has much more than simple text-based clues." [SGOYT]
"Mildly interesting for a short time, this feels far too repetitive with a limited amount of strategic elements: Luck basically runs each play." [SGOYT]
"Guiding the Fool through the Tarot journey is an interesting and relaxing experience, filled with challenges and ways to craft stories." [SGOYT]
"A collection of unique dice can be enjoyed when working through various puzzles and games, all while creating beautiful knot designs." [SGOYT]
"Creating postal routes between cities on a beautiful board is a very enjoyable puzzle with the solo variant." [SGOYT]
"Puzzling through various cases is an enjoyable experience as one plays as either Holmes or Watson in this unique graphic novel adventure." [SGOYT]
"Building a seaside town changes with each play as robust solo opponents create different challenges in a very enjoyable sort of experience." [SGOYT]
"Mildly enjoyable and entertaining, this ode to Jane Austen creates silly stories as characters work towards finding the best suitors." [SGOYT]
"A simply brilliant narrative-driven experience places one in charge of the fictional village of Birkham Stokes during a lopsided battle." [SGOYT]
"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]
"This gorgeous game offers up a relaxing experience while still doing an excellent job of creating a lightweight and strategic puzzle." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Creating a map while traveling through the uncharted northern territory is an enjoyable exercise in tile placement and exploration." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"A delightful set of puzzling cases are enjoyable to play through, particularly with hidden elements and multiple paths to explore." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Creating interwoven patterns with high quality dice is an enjoyable activity that spans various difficulty levels with the included games and puzzles." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A challenging sort of puzzle, this provides an enjoyable experience that changes from one play to another." [SGOYT]
"Working towards creating and traversing a map is both interesting and challenging, particularly with the inclusion of seasons that affect travel." [SGOYT]
"Interesting decisions and the responsibility to build separate areas with unique goals makes this a highly variable and enjoyable game with every play." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"An interesting puzzle presents itself in a unique theme with plenty of decisions to work through." [SGOYT]
"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]
"An amazing journey through ice and water comes to life with easy-to-understand mechanics in a game that never gets old." [SGOYT]
"This lightweight solo variant works extremely well to create a tile-based map that is surprisingly interesting to put together." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A beautiful game about painting landscapes offers up an interesting challenge while still requiring only a small amount of time to complete." [SGOYT]
"Creating intricate patterns with these unique dice is an interesting and relaxing activity, although the difficulty level can easily be altered." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Despite being brutally challenging and difficult to win, the solo variant plays quickly and is an enjoyable experience in route creation." [SGOYT]
"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]
"A beautiful tile-laying game offers up a very lightweight experience that may be a little too easy for some." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Creating a small map with tiles is a relaxing and lightweight experience, likely enhanced with the use of various expansions." [SGOYT]
"Traveling through a world of gamebooks is an exciting undertaking, filled with surprises and thousands of sections to discover." [SGOYT]
"Using a limited number of workers and a set number of resources creates an interesting challenge as one builds up a small village." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"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]
"Creating designs with the artistic dice offers up an interesting challenge, and the set includes a nice selection of soloable games and puzzles." [SGOYT]
"An innovative gamebook series provides an amazingly vast world to explore across multiple books, and along many different paths." [SGOYT]
"With a simple solo variant, this transforms into a lightweight puzzle that plays quickly with a good deal of enjoyment." [SGOYT]
"Puzzling through interwoven designs is an intriguing exercise that constantly calls for just one more play." [SGOYT]
"Figuring out how to manage the postal routes for 4 different colors is an excellent puzzle that plays out on a beautiful map." [SGOYT]
"Although only a portion of the games can be played solo, Kells and its variations provide a very enjoyable experience." [SGOYT]
"The various games and puzzles make this unique dice set work in many ways, with plenty of choices and strategies." [SGOYT]
"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]
"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]
"Despite the focus on gladiatorial combat, there is an emphasis on strategic thinking as one works through an interesting skirmish sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
"An intriguing tile laying game comes together quite nicely with a unique theme and mechanics, all within a challenging atmosphere." [SGOYT]
"Building postal routes offers up a unique challenge that relies on some luck, so that planning ahead is crucial to succeeding." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Although reliant on a lot of luck, this is an excellent storytelling game that uses a Tarot deck in a unique way." [SGOYT]
"Arranging cards in suit columns is a simple enough exercise, yet the randomness introduces interesting challenges and strategies." [SGOYT]
"Creating production chains that work well is interesting, but the game relied too heavily on chance and luck to be truly enjoyable." [SGOYT]
"An excellent nautical adventure takes one on a journey filled with plenty of tough decisions and interesting stories." [SGOYT]
"Building a map with various tiles proves to be an enjoyable challenge, particularly when one sets forth with specific goals in mind." [SGOYT]
"Battling the denizens of nightmares becomes a strategic challenge when playing with multiple stuffed animals and finding various synergies." [SGOYT]
"Plotting routes and placing train cars is quite enjoyable as one works on various strategies to successfully complete a challenging puzzle." [SGOYT]
"Working through a map-based challenge with trains works surprisingly well, and is a lot more variable than one might imagine." [SGOYT]
"Creating postal routes is an interesting puzzle that changes with each play, and comes to life on an absolutely beautiful game board." [SGOYT]
"This is an amazing, lightweight game that delivers beautiful artwork and an excellent challenge all in a 5-10 minute play time." [SGOYT]
"The artwork is gorgeous, and gameplay works extremely well to create interesting challenges within the 10 minute play time." [SGOYT]
"With the solo variant, this turns into a decent experience about managing a small library with different sorts of visitors." [SGOYT]
"A highly customizable tile laying game works will with its historical theme, but can suffer from frustrating bouts of bad luck." [SGOYT]
"The silly and lighthearted stories that develop during play make up for the reliance on dice rolls and lack of strategic depth." [SGOYT]
"An interesting adventure works very well with the cooperative variant, weaving a story that is enjoyably unpredictable." [SGOYT]
"An excellent way to enjoy a Tarot deck, the journey creates a narrative in a lightweight and relatively quick experience." [SGOYT]
"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]
"Building a town and competing in the seas against rival captains is handled quite well with a great deal of variety and strategy." [SGOYT]
"A beautiful game creates a wonderful tableau of landscapes in a surprisingly strategic experience that lasts all of 10-15 minutes." [SGOYT]