SGOYT August 2019 Entries
Geeklist Entries by Game
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2019-08-27
2019-08-18
2019-08-03
2019-08-31
"The 7th Continent combines a rich exploration feature with well designed game mechanics that results in a solid coop and solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-08-03
"Overall, the game took ~6 hours to complete the curse, which I think is the first quest I've actually finished! I did have to use me 'easy mode' totem within the last hour of the game as I ran out o…" [SGOYT]
2019-08-07
2019-08-18
2019-08-12
2019-08-03
2019-08-29
2019-08-03
2019-08-11
2019-08-06
"Age of Towers is imho no good solo experience but maybe fun when played in multiplayer." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
2019-08-30
2019-08-31
2019-08-03
"So long Agricola. Not a keeper for me." [SGOYT]
2019-08-26
2019-08-25
2019-08-04
2019-08-01
"Anachrony features an interesting world steeped in time travel and a multitude of choices that take careful thought and planning to save the past and future." [SGOYT]
2019-08-07
2019-08-25
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
2019-08-30
"Arboretum features an unofficial solo variant that includes some elements of deduction as one tries to earn the ability to score certain paths of trees." [SGOYT]
2019-08-27
"Architects is an outstanding design that rewards interesting behaviour through a virtue track that also generates entertaining narratives." [SGOYT]
2019-08-17
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
2019-07-31
2019-08-14
2019-08-25
2019-08-31
2019-08-27
2019-08-14
"At the Gates of Loyang is a challenging puzzle that incorporates realistic supply and demand concepts as one grows and sells vegetables." [SGOYT]
2019-08-14
2019-08-11
2019-08-03
2019-08-17
2019-08-18
2019-08-02
"Quick, push your luck game that is free and not a table hog." [SGOYT]
2019-08-02
2019-08-27
2019-08-01
"Battle Ravens is a bizarre kind of gateway euro wargame about the shield wall battles during the early Middle Ages in England." [SGOYT]
2019-08-21
2019-08-14
2019-08-12
2019-08-10
2019-08-09
2019-08-09
2019-08-08
2019-08-04
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer challenges one to manage a hive internally and externally over the course of a year." [SGOYT]
2019-08-04
2019-08-12
"The Big Book of Madness is an excellent cooperative game about banishing curses brought about by various monsters released from the pages of a forbidden book." [SGOYT]
2019-08-09
2019-08-05
2019-08-05
2019-08-30
2019-08-25
2019-08-19
"Black Orchestra is an entertaining and thematic game that is engaging even with the luck aspect of the gameplay." [SGOYT]
2019-08-17
"Medium weight euro, decently fast paced and easy to get started with. Works pretty well for solo, lots of ways to score and many strategies to explore." [SGOYT]
2019-08-08
2019-08-24
2019-08-30
"The Bogey is a simple but enjoyable game that can be enjoyed with a standard deck of cards." [SGOYT]
2019-08-03
2019-08-03
2019-08-28
2019-08-09
"Bullfrogs is a short and light abstract area control game with cool frog meeples." [SGOYT]
2019-08-25
"A charmingly-themed game of area control with a great board, card, and game pieces. Not so satisfying to play solo (currently)." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-09
"Carcassonne offers up a simple and classic sort of tile-laying puzzle with an excellent solo variant." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
"For the last 4 years I've created solo variants for Carcassonne.This year I've shared one called: The Invaders." [SGOYT]
2019-07-31
"Carson City: The Card Game is a city-building card game that takes place in the American Far West." [SGOYT]
2019-08-16
2019-08-14
2019-08-02
2019-08-16
2019-08-27
2019-08-12
2019-08-11
"[thing=174805][/thing] is a great looking puzzly high difficulty card management adventure game." [SGOYT]
2019-08-07
2019-08-20
"Sort of like a very light mage knight. Almost no player interaction makes it good for playing multi handed." [SGOYT]
2019-08-13
2019-08-12
2019-08-14
"This game has unfolded more for me after playing a few sessions." [SGOYT]
2019-08-28
2019-08-25
2019-08-18
2019-08-07
"Another enjoyable night where Clan Cunningham took to the Scottish Highlands and conquered all" [SGOYT]
2019-08-21
2019-08-16
2019-08-16
2019-08-15
2019-08-11
2019-08-31
2019-08-28
2019-08-30
"The Crusoe Crew is a unique set of gamebooks that allows one to play as a unique character on the path to solving various puzzles and riddles." [SGOYT]
2019-08-25
2019-08-13
"Crypt is a mediocre set collection game about humorously raiding the tomb of the king and trying to acquire various objects." [SGOYT]
2019-08-02
2019-08-01
2019-08-28
2019-08-25
2019-08-24
"Darkest Night is fun and thematic and plays well solo." [SGOYT]
2019-08-20
2019-08-15
"A game that requires development of your Heroes as well as crisis management as you start two steps behind the Necromancer." [SGOYT]
2019-08-11
"A game that requires development of your Heroes as you start two steps behind the Necromancer." [SGOYT]
2019-08-05
2019-08-04
2019-08-30
2019-08-24
"Where are all these Zeds coming from and how do I stop them is what makes this game fun!" [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
2019-08-29
2019-08-03
"D-Day Dice is a good dice based solo game with a surprising amount of strategy." [SGOYT]
2019-08-04
2019-08-16
"A fast, small, and light path-finding game. (No expressive creativity required!)" [SGOYT]
2019-08-29
2019-08-27
2019-08-12
2019-08-11
2019-08-08
"Nice dice based solo game with great custom dice." [SGOYT]
2019-08-29
"This games shares a few similarities to Pandemic but still feels like a very different game." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
"This is a good quick card and dice solo game with an interesting press your luck component." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
2019-08-26
2019-08-17
"Discoveries: The Journals of Lewis and Clark is the second game from French designer Cédrick Chaboussit about the famous expedition through the North American continent." [SGOYT]
2019-08-05
2019-08-06
2019-08-25
2019-08-20
"Dungeon Degenerates is a unique and enjoyable solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-08-20
2019-08-15
2019-08-13
2019-08-11
2019-08-07
"Sometimes a nice lighter solo dice game is just what I need to unwind." [SGOYT]
2019-08-10
2019-08-01
"While this game make you roll a lot of dice there are ways to mitigate bad luck." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
2019-08-08
2019-08-09
2019-08-17
"A fun, whimsical, mid-to-lightweight worker placement game; definitely worth a look if an afternoon at the library is your idea of a good time." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"Expedition: Northwest Passage is an enjoyable tile-laying adventure about creating a map of sea and ice, all while planning ahead to return home safely." [SGOYT]
2019-08-10
"Fallen Land is a post apocalyptic game with interesting encounters and an RPG like gameplay that’s a lot of fun." [SGOYT]
2019-08-24
2019-08-30
2019-08-18
"Pillaging is great fun when you're lucky" [SGOYT]
2019-08-13
"An enjoyable first outing with Odin" [SGOYT]
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
"A Sunday stroll around the Fields of Arle. Perfect match." [SGOYT]
2019-08-23
2019-08-18
"Chaining builds off the direction of a green building felt great" [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"An open world romp around East Frisia; take it easy or search for efficiency and synergy" [SGOYT]
2019-08-19
2019-08-27
2019-08-07
2019-08-25
2019-08-06
"Flash Point: Fire Rescue has been a solo hit for me for years and years." [SGOYT]
2019-08-18
2019-08-12
2019-08-11
2019-08-02
2019-08-28
2019-08-31
"Fool’s Journey is well-balance and challenging solo game that can be played with artistically beautiful cards." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"The Fool's Journey utilizes an entire Tarot deck as one guides an individual on a journey complete with challenges, wisdom, helpers, and more." [SGOYT]
2019-08-04
2019-08-22
"Freedom is a great board game that is coupled with a very serious historical theme and it’s done it in a very impressive manner." [SGOYT]
2019-08-21
"Freedom: The Underground Railroad is a difficult and emotional sort of experience that respectfully combines excellent mechanics with a somber historical theme." [SGOYT]
2019-08-13
2019-08-02
"Friday is a great solo card game that’s challenging and fun but it needs new artwork in my opinion." [SGOYT]
2019-08-09
2019-08-25
2019-08-15
"Heaviest worker placement in my collection other than Vinhos, but not that long to play. Excellent and satisfying." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"Brain-burning optimization game of worker placement. You have to choose actions as much for the bonuses as for the actions themselves, which is quite interesting. Deeply satisfying." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-26
2019-08-28
"Gears of War is a really good game for solo play." [SGOYT]
2019-08-10
2019-08-21
2019-08-31
2019-08-14
"My most-played solo where strategies change over time" [SGOYT]
2019-08-03
2019-08-17
"Gloomhaven is a clever game that replaces cards for dice and has seemingly endless scenarios to explore." [SGOYT]
2019-08-13
2019-08-09
2019-08-07
2019-08-06
2019-08-05
2019-08-04
2019-07-31
2019-08-31
"Godforsaken Scavengers is a press your luck solo card game." [SGOYT]
2019-08-07
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
"Harbor is a creative worker placement card game with a small footprint." [SGOYT]
2019-08-07
2019-08-04
2019-08-31
2019-08-17
2019-08-11
"Really like this one. It's a keeper and very different kind of deckbuilder with a nifty pickup and deliver mechanic" [SGOYT]
2019-08-27
2019-08-09
"Herbaceous is a simple and straightforward set collection game about planting beautifully illustrated herbs." [SGOYT]
2019-08-09
2019-08-01
2019-08-15
"Relaxing, short and the decisions are just interesting enough." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
2019-08-29
2019-08-25
"Set aside quite a lot of time to play this co-op adventure game" [SGOYT]
2019-08-20
2019-08-18
"HEXplore It is a good game that offers many character configuration choices and replay value." [SGOYT]
2019-08-21
2019-08-30
2019-08-20
"HN is a great quick dice based solo game with a serious theme." [SGOYT]
2019-08-17
2019-08-02
2019-08-25
2019-08-15
2019-08-11
2019-07-31
2019-08-26
2019-08-25
2019-08-24
2019-08-23
2019-08-18
2019-08-22
2019-08-16
2019-08-15
2019-08-18
"Hachina is an obscure tile-placement game based on the traditions of the Hopi Native American tribe." [SGOYT]
2019-08-30
"Kerala: The Way of the Elephant provides a pleasant and lightweight experience about building horizontally and vertically." [SGOYT]
2019-08-25
2019-08-23
2019-08-02
2019-08-26
2019-08-07
2019-08-28
2019-08-23
"Love this game despite its age. One of my alltime top ten" [SGOYT]
2019-08-26
2019-08-18
2019-08-25
"The game conveys a great atmosphere combined with a good deckbuilder" [SGOYT]
2019-08-16
"Fast paced deck builder with a bunch of content and varied scenarios to play through. Works really well for solo without playing multi-handed and the theme/IP fits the mechanics nicely." [SGOYT]
2019-08-06
2019-08-29
"Lifeform challenges one to survive through a nightmarish attack from an alien creature, yet falls short in a narrative and thematic sense." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
"Alien (In solo, no one can hear you scream!) Unlike other "Alien" games, which are really "Alien[u][b]s[/b][/u]" - This has only one. And you don't know where. The most brilliant mechanic is that it…" [SGOYT]
2019-08-04
2019-08-28
2019-08-27
2019-08-12
2019-08-21
"A portable card game about escaping a tower filled with enemies to be defeated with wit, talents, and useful and jury-rigged items." [SGOYT]
2019-08-29
2019-08-05
2019-08-06
"Mechs vs. Minions challenges one to create programmable command lines in progressively more complex missions with high quality components." [SGOYT]
2019-08-04
2019-08-29
2019-08-27
2019-08-05
2019-08-31
2019-08-20
"Mr Cabbagehead's Garden challenges one to plant a vegetable garden and guard against the world's most meddlesome neighbors in a humorous way." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
2019-08-12
2019-08-05
2019-08-29
2019-08-04
2019-08-31
2019-09-02
2019-08-29
2019-08-18
2019-08-24
"Nemo’s War is an excellent solo experience with tons of replay value." [SGOYT]
2019-08-24
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
2019-08-15
2019-08-14
2019-08-11
2019-08-09
2019-08-06
2019-08-05
2019-08-31
2019-08-22
2019-08-30
"New Haven: Rising Tide is a notable expansion that elevates an already great game bringing variability and new options." [SGOYT]
2019-08-11
"Nightfighter Ace at this point is my favorite "QotS-like" game and the Vassal version minimizes the setup time to make a "quick 5 minute mission" game, rather than breaking out the box. Both are abso…" [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
"Fast, layered, attractive, and the campaign mode is great. Reminds me of a heavier All Creatures Big and Small." [SGOYT]
2019-08-30
"Nusfjord Plaice deck opens up even more avenues for interesting strategic paths to be pursued; some of which lead to piles of shiny gold!" [SGOYT]
2019-08-09
"Obsession offers up a highly enjoyable experience as one manages a family household, estate, and social circle in 1800s Britain." [SGOYT]
2019-08-25
2019-08-17
"One Deck Dungeon is a great compact card and dice version of a dungeon crawler style game that can be played solo." [SGOYT]
2019-08-08
2019-08-07
"Rogue like dungeon crawling with cards. Excellent little filler game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
2019-08-18
2019-08-31
2019-08-19
"Orchard is an outstanding PnP solo game where you can compare your results to others in the monthly challenges" [SGOYT]
2019-08-18
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game combines a fun and simple ruleset with a rather interesting sort of challenge as one creates a small orchard." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"Definitely earned a permanent spot in my collection, especially in the travel game slot. It's going to take a lot more plays to master." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"Each game takes just a few very thoughtful minutes. Relaxing but with lots of brain activity." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
"If you like Sprawlopolis or Limes, you're a fool if you don't try this too. And vice versa." [SGOYT]
2019-08-14
2019-08-13
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game is simple in many ways but offers up a clever challenge as one overlaps identical fruit trees." [SGOYT]
2019-08-10
2019-08-01
2019-08-25
2019-09-03
"Promises to be a decent diversion, even though production values are not top notch (I would have prefered to have a mounted board, for once)" [SGOYT]
2019-08-08
2019-08-02
2019-08-02
"A card game that packs a lot of decisions into a small package." [SGOYT]
2019-08-28
2019-08-30
2019-08-04
"Still my favorite Pandemic to solo" [SGOYT]
2019-08-06
2019-08-06
"Excellent challenge. I highly recommend the mutation challenge" [SGOYT]
2019-08-17
2019-08-05
2019-08-14
2019-08-04
2019-08-25
2019-08-04
2019-08-16
2019-08-12
2019-07-31
2019-08-20
"Penciltown allows one to experience the life of a growing town with plenty of decisions and the potential for an interesting narrative adventure." [SGOYT]
2019-08-08
"Penciltown is a wonderful game about building a town, managing its growth, and experiencing all manner of events over 100 rounds of play." [SGOYT]
2019-08-08
"Penciltown provides an enjoyable way to build a town and watch it literally take shape on paper with very few required components." [SGOYT]
2019-08-06
"Penciltown provides a mix of resource management, town building, and an ongoing story with very few required components." [SGOYT]
2019-07-31
2019-08-27
2019-08-25
2019-08-19
2019-08-14
2019-08-02
2019-08-01
2019-09-01
2019-08-12
2019-08-28
"Port Royal is a great game - but NOT solo!" [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-20
"Project Dreamscape is a unique and satisfying card game of manipulating one's dreams." [SGOYT]
2019-08-12
"Project Dreamscape is a quick and lightweight card game that combines a charming dream-related theme with an interesting challenge." [SGOYT]
2019-08-11
2019-08-14
2019-08-13
2019-08-18
2019-08-17
2019-08-22
"A nice Roll and Write with good art and open decision space, but less strategic control and 'fun' than some of my other options" [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-06
2019-08-29
2019-08-03
2019-08-25
2019-08-26
2019-08-15
2019-08-31
"Renegade is an excellent sort of puzzle that challenges one to find solutions in a highly variable experience." [SGOYT]
2019-08-23
2019-08-16
2019-08-15
2019-08-14
"Renegade keeps me coming back for more. Promo challenge is excellent" [SGOYT]
2019-08-14
"Renegade never fails to challenge me in the best ways" [SGOYT]
2019-08-02
"Renegade offers a unique challenge through the use of variable countermeasures and a wide selection of available paths to victory." [SGOYT]
2019-08-14
2019-07-31
"Rifles in the Ardennes is solitaire tactical wargame that recreates small combat engagements in WW2. Despite its name, it is not another game about the Battle of the Bulge, but a pretty generic syste…" [SGOYT]
2019-08-25
2019-08-24
2019-08-13
2019-08-10
2019-08-10
2019-08-06
2019-08-05
2019-08-04
"Roll Player is a great dice and card game that lets you create a character by building up stats as you play the game." [SGOYT]
2019-08-02
2019-08-17
2019-08-11
2019-08-15
2019-08-15
2019-08-07
2019-08-12
2019-08-25
2019-08-02
"Scoundrel takes a standard deck of cards on a dungeon crawl in a fairly formulaic model that still works well, especially when modified with a theme variant." [SGOYT]
2019-08-20
2019-08-04
"Scythe offers up an immensely variable and enjoyable experience that includes minimal combat and many paths to victory." [SGOYT]
2019-08-21
2019-08-20
2019-08-18
2019-08-11
"Scythe is a really good solo experience with lots of replay value especially when you start combining expansions." [SGOYT]
2019-08-27
2019-08-20
2019-08-10
2019-08-07
2019-08-23
"Secrets of the Lost is a great coop dungeon crawler style game that plays well solo." [SGOYT]
2019-08-27
"Dark Watch #2 - The heroes stop Kismet and Bugbear who try to unleash The Ennead in the Temple of Zhu-Long." [SGOYT]
2019-08-21
2019-08-09
2019-08-25
"Cauldronia #19 - Terminus, Titan and Vanish investigate the occult forces linked to HERC. They discover and fight Mythos in the Catacombs." [SGOYT]
2019-08-27
"Space Quest #2 - La Capitan appears and attacks the heroes through a gate." [SGOYT]
2019-08-23
2019-08-19
2019-08-10
"Set a Watch is a really good dice based solo game that has interesting mechanics built in to mitigate poor dice rolling." [SGOYT]
2019-08-01
2019-08-17
2019-08-19
2019-08-27
2019-09-30
2019-08-26
"This is a really good worker placement game that keeps you engaged in the gameplay." [SGOYT]
2019-08-15
2019-08-06
2019-08-03
2019-08-10
"Sojourn can be a very quick solo game if you have unlucky rolls but it’s fun to play and the cards look great!" [SGOYT]
2019-08-14
2019-08-11
2019-08-24
"Space Sheep! is a quirky, customizable challenge of color and position." [SGOYT]
2019-08-05
2019-08-12
2019-08-30
2019-08-28
2019-08-25
2019-08-25
"Still had a blast in my loss. I do like the challenge that Thunderspeaker provides." [SGOYT]
2019-08-13
2019-08-12
"Spirit Island presents a unique challenge as one uses fear to ward off invaders and protect an island." [SGOYT]
2019-08-09
2019-08-03
"Go hard or go home with Thunderspeaker" [SGOYT]
2019-08-02
2019-08-01
2019-08-24
"Trespassers not welcome on my Island. Elements and spirits play off one another for powerful combinations." [SGOYT]
2019-08-13
2019-08-28
2019-08-25
2019-08-23
2019-08-10
2019-08-10
2019-08-08
2019-08-07
2019-08-01
"Wonderful filler game that brings a lot of satisfaction. So many scoring and placement options means that the player is in full control, and gains full satisfaction when they win." [SGOYT]
2019-08-10
2019-08-14
2019-08-06
2019-08-05
"Still a fun romp in Star Wars land. Lots of options to get fame" [SGOYT]
2019-08-27
2019-08-27
2019-08-25
2019-08-21
2019-08-21
2019-08-20
2019-08-20
2019-08-04
2019-08-03
2019-08-18
2019-08-07
2019-08-20
2019-08-19
2019-08-16
2019-08-16
2019-08-15
2019-08-13