SGOYT September 2019 Entries
Geeklist Entries by Game
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2019-09-28
2019-09-10
2019-09-21
2019-09-21
2019-09-10
2019-09-08
2019-09-22
2019-09-29
"The 7th Continent lets you explore a world that unfolds in front of your eyes." [SGOYT]
2019-09-22
2019-09-09
2019-09-10
2019-09-07
2019-09-01
2019-09-27
2019-09-28
2019-09-21
2019-09-18
"Aeon's End is a fantastic deckbuilder. The mechanics are simple enough to get back into the rules quickly, and I love the fact that you don't shuffle the deck - saves time as well as wear and tear on…" [SGOYT]
2019-09-09
2019-09-04
2019-09-03
2019-09-21
"So far War Eternal plays exactly like Aeon's End, which doesn't have to be a bad thing. Future encounters will tell the true story." [SGOYT]
2019-09-03
2019-09-04
"A small zombie themed deck builder that is quick to play and has lots of tension" [SGOYT]
2019-09-07
2019-09-01
2019-09-30
"Architects generates entertaining narratives with strong characterisation mixed with an innovative virtue track." [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
2019-09-22
2019-09-27
2019-09-18
2019-09-17
"At the Gates of Loyang is a fantastic solo experience that challenges one to manage fields of vegetables and a steady stream of customers." [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
"Awkward Guests integrates an app with the physical components to create an interesting and enjoyable experience as one tries to solve a murder mystery." [SGOYT]
2019-09-22
"Awkward Guests requires an app to enjoy the solo mode, yet it provides a surprisingly enjoyable deductive experience as one solves a reusable sort of mystery." [SGOYT]
2019-09-21
2019-09-16
2019-09-08
2019-09-07
2019-09-06
2019-09-03
2019-09-15
2019-09-11
2019-09-06
"Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer includes resource and worker management as one expands a hive and prepares for its winter survival." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
"The Big Book of Madness may lose its theme during gameplay, yet it offers up an immensely challenging and satisfying sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
2019-09-13
2019-09-10
2019-08-31
2019-09-30
"A fun, challenging, relatively fast, and sweet game in small box. Includes many variations in the box, including a fun solo versions!" [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
2019-09-17
2019-09-15
"Songbirds presents one with a challenging sort of mathematical puzzle that can be enjoyable, but is also rather tough." [SGOYT]
2019-09-15
2019-09-11
2019-09-22
2019-09-30
2019-09-30
2019-09-14
2019-09-10
2019-09-06
2019-09-13
"Hitler won this round but I’ll be back." [SGOYT]
2019-09-08
"Exciting and thematic game, works well for solitaire. Bonus points for beautiful art and design." [SGOYT]
2019-09-24
"Pfister has designed an excellent game where you are welcome to use your imagination if you so desire." [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
2019-09-16
2019-09-10
2019-09-09
2019-09-01
2019-09-01
"A heavyish, fast-playing game with a variety of well-integrated mechanics but a muddled theme." [SGOYT]
2019-09-01
2019-09-22
2019-09-24
"The Bogey is a simple and quick card game that presents interesting decisions and a surprising amount of enjoyable depth." [SGOYT]
2019-09-29
2019-09-09
"LOVE IT! INSTANT KEEPER! If you love Tetris, this should be a no brainer" [SGOYT]
2019-09-19
2019-09-17
2019-09-16
2019-09-29
"Carcassonne is a classic tile-laying puzzle that works well with an unofficial solo variant to present a surprisingly challenging but straightforward experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-07
2019-09-04
2019-09-30
"Great game for traveling: small box - but big table space needed." [SGOYT]
2019-09-21
2019-09-09
2019-09-03
2019-09-30
"A very smart and beautiful game which comes in a small package but delivers lots of contents, only devoid of any real purpose in the solo mode." [SGOYT]
2019-09-05
2019-09-25
2019-09-10
2019-10-01
2019-09-18
2019-09-06
2019-09-01
"City of Iron lacks variety, yet still provides a decent experience as one expands and builds to produce a number of different resources." [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
"The City of Kings allows you to battle randomly generated monsters with unique stats." [SGOYT]
2019-09-16
"Clan Cunningham posted a respectable 133 in the Highlands tonight with a bit of milk production and some distilleries." [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
2019-09-16
2019-09-14
2019-09-13
2019-09-13
2019-09-11
2019-09-11
2019-09-09
2019-09-09
2019-09-08
2019-09-08
2019-09-08
2019-09-07
2019-09-06
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
"Cottage Garden features an interesting unofficial solo variant that simulates a solo opponent and creates a highly enjoyable sort of experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-13
"An interesting PnP puzzle experience. Most reminds me of a solo light Forbidden Desert." [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
"The Crusoe Crew presents a series of almost identical gamebooks to highlight unique character abilities and give one a chance to enjoy a surprising amount of puzzles and hidden clues." [SGOYT]
2019-09-11
"Crypt includes an interesting bidding mechanic with dice as one collects various treasures, though it may not have long-term staying power." [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
2019-09-16
2019-09-15
2019-10-04
2019-09-22
"Dawn of the Zeds is thematic and let’s you play at your own comfort level for difficulty and complexity." [SGOYT]
2019-09-05
"March up the map to the bunker if you can in this dice and card game that plays well solo." [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
2019-09-22
2019-09-22
2019-09-17
2019-09-11
2019-09-10
2019-09-03
"Deep Space D-6 is a nice light card and dice game with a worker placement mechanic." [SGOYT]
2019-09-27
2019-09-26
"Defenders of the Last Stand is a good post apocalyptic coop that plays well solo." [SGOYT]
2019-09-16
2019-09-30
2019-09-06
2019-09-05
"Desolate is a nice quick solo card and dice game with a little press your luck component sprinkled in." [SGOYT]
2019-09-10
2019-09-24
"Dingo's Dreams provides an adorable and somewhat strategic take on Bingo, but is not suited to a solo mode." [SGOYT]
2019-09-29
2019-09-28
2019-09-23
"Twice as Travel friendly dice-chucker" [SGOYT]
2019-09-22
2019-09-17
2019-09-12
"Good game. Very brain burny. Rewards clever play indeed!" [SGOYT]
2019-09-03
2019-09-21
2019-09-07
2019-09-09
2019-09-14
2019-09-19
"Dungeon Degenerates is a unique theme coupled with a fun game experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-05
2019-09-17
2019-09-04
"Elder Sign is a classic solo friendly board game that has lots of dice rolling." [SGOYT]
2019-09-27
2019-09-17
2019-09-11
"Expedition: Northwest Passage challenges one to traverse the unknown tundra and provides many ways to customize the game to one's liking." [SGOYT]
2019-09-21
2019-09-15
2019-09-23
2019-09-08
"Fallen Land is a great game that really feels like an RPG in a box." [SGOYT]
2019-09-08
"Woodcutters and snare-hunters got together and emigrated to Bear Island" [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
2019-09-01
"Marc The Sober Pillager got a bit overly aggressive, landed the English Crown and had a grand old time with special tiles" [SGOYT]
2019-09-12
"Arle is quickly becoming one of my favourite games" [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-13
"Fields of Green simulates a very relaxing farming life with a wide variety of cards and combinations ranging from buildings and constructions to fields and livestock." [SGOYT]
2019-09-16
"Flash Point is a great dice game that is a really good solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
2019-09-02
2019-09-24
2019-09-24
2019-09-15
2019-09-22
"The Fool's Journey utilizes an entire Tarot deck to tell an intriguing story with interesting but simple gameplay that works very well." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-29
2019-09-02
"Open this box and go on an adventure!" [SGOYT]
2019-09-27
"Freedom: The Underground Railroad presents a sensitive historical period with respect and offers one a heartbreaking experience filled with smooth gameplay elements." [SGOYT]
2019-09-24
"Freedom is a great game that is a real challenge and a joy to solo." [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
2019-09-17
"Friday is quick, fun, and challenging." [SGOYT]
2019-09-12
"This little deck-building game is a great travel companion and is fun to play at home as well." [SGOYT]
2019-09-11
2019-09-24
2019-09-19
2019-09-17
2019-09-16
2019-09-15
2019-09-23
"Travel friendly dice-chucker" [SGOYT]
2019-09-11
2019-09-01
2019-09-18
2019-09-26
2019-09-07
2019-09-30
"Great artwork and clever gameplay mechanics combine for a great solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-14
2019-09-12
"Gloomhaven still manages to impress me even after several plays." [SGOYT]
2019-09-07
2019-09-02
"[b]BGG Rank - Overall: 1, Thematic: 1, Strategy: 1. What else could I say to add to that?[/b]" [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-04
2019-09-09
2019-09-22
2019-09-01
2019-09-08
2019-09-26
2019-09-06
"Helionox places one in the midst of a failing solar system with challenging events that must be overcome with a myriad of cards." [SGOYT]
2019-09-13
"Herbaceous is a fast, small, and light card game, great for relaxing solo play. The artwork on this game makes playing the cards a special pleasure!" [SGOYT]
2019-09-05
2019-09-04
"A beautiful game of growing and collecting herbs" [SGOYT]
2019-09-04
2019-09-17
"Herbaceous Sprouts presents one with decisions in regards to choosing dice and cards, yet can feel a little underwhelming as a solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
"A superhero themed deck builder that allows you to build your own heroes." [SGOYT]
2019-09-01
2019-09-14
"Heroes of Terinoth is a nice fantasy quest adventure, and the four-handed solo is excellent and never overwhelming." [SGOYT]
2019-09-30
2019-09-24
"HEXplore It is a fun RPG-like game that plays well solo." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-30
2019-09-26
"History Maker Baseball is a really simple to learn and fun baseball sim game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-27
"Hold The Line can be played solo by controlling both sides which overcomes some scenario balance issues." [SGOYT]
2019-09-04
2019-09-03
"A wonderfully fun thematic game of classic Universal Pictures horror movies with all the bad guys you know and love and all the villagers you worried for. Plays great solo when YOU have to save the d…" [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
"[b]I'm very impressed with this one as a lightweight full co-op with a great theme![/b]" [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
"Hostage Negotiator is a really good solo card and dice game with a heavy theme." [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
2019-09-29
"Icarus is an interesting solo RPG experience that examines the fall of a civilization and allows one to build a robust sort of setting or world to use in other RPGs." [SGOYT]
2019-09-10
2019-09-17
2019-09-08
2019-09-05
2019-10-01
2019-09-09
"Strap on your rocket boosters and go campaigning through space with this quick engine builder" [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-27
2019-09-25
2019-09-24
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
2019-09-01
"Kerala: The Way of the Elephant combines vertical building options with simple tile placement to create a relaxing sort of experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
2019-09-22
2019-09-22
2019-08-31
2019-09-29
2019-09-29
2019-09-28
2019-09-22
2019-09-10
2019-09-09
2019-09-02
2019-09-24
2019-09-23
2019-09-18
2019-09-17
"Thematic and mechanically well designed card game that is one of the best solo experiences I’ve ever played out of any board game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-14
2019-09-22
2019-09-05
2019-09-17
"Marrying Mr. Darcy offers up plenty of laughs as one works towards attracting eligible bachelors in the world of Jane Austen, though the narrative is better than the gameplay." [SGOYT]
2019-09-08
2019-09-19
2019-09-06
2019-09-02
2019-09-23
"Tiny worker placement game that actually looks like a tin of mints but there’s more game here than you’d expect out of such a small package." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-13
2019-09-29
2019-09-14
2019-09-24
2019-09-17
"Mr. Cabbagehead's Garden includes a fun challenge as one populates a vegetable garden and tries to avoid the rude stealing abilities of the neighbors." [SGOYT]
2019-09-11
2019-09-10
2019-09-03
2019-09-21
2019-09-20
2019-09-05
"Mythos Tales presents multiple cases of the occult variety as one follows leads and uncovers clue of a macabre nature." [SGOYT]
2019-09-06
2019-09-15
2019-09-12
"Nations: The Dice Game packs tactical decisions, little bit of luck and an entire history of civilization into a short playtime." [SGOYT]
2019-09-11
2019-09-18
2019-09-02
2019-09-29
2019-09-28
2019-09-22
2019-09-18
"Nemo's War presents one with an interesting narrative and rising tension that can be a little too random, yet it still delivers a very enjoyable solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-14
"Nemo’s War is a great game for solo play with several motives to try." [SGOYT]
2019-09-18
2019-09-10
"Amazing production and a fine game but it could use an Automa." [SGOYT]
2019-09-05
"New Bedford allows one to build up a seaside town with new buildings, thereby allowing for many new actions in a very challenging and fun experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-18
"Fun game, but it always feels as if I could rearrange the charts in a more streamlined way to make those uneventful mission run smoother and quicker." [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
"Nightlight features an adorable cast of stuffed animals who must battle the denizens of nightmares, although gameplay is clunky and unpolished with a lot of dice rolling." [SGOYT]
2019-09-04
2019-09-29
2019-09-21
2019-09-09
"Obsession is a highly thematic and enjoyable game about managing a British family and estate in the 1800s, complete with all sorts of building tiles and guests." [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
2019-09-15
2019-09-08
2019-09-23
2019-09-19
2019-09-14
2019-09-12
2019-09-10
"Orchard: A 9 Card Solitaire Game uses a simple ruleset and minimal components to create a challenging and enjoyable sort of puzzle." [SGOYT]
2019-09-10
"Orchard is a exemplar of elegance. Get yourself a copy and have a crack at the next monthly Solo Challenge!" [SGOYT]
2019-09-09
2019-09-03
2019-09-22
2019-09-10
2019-09-24
2019-09-11
2019-09-04
2019-09-04
2019-09-03
2019-08-31
"The Hydraulic Engineer builds dikes frantically as the Director drags her away from her earthworks to share knowledge" [SGOYT]
2019-09-03
2019-09-10
2019-09-03
"Paper tales has a great solo mode that plays quickly and doesn't introduce too many new rules" [SGOYT]
2019-09-27
2019-09-23
2019-09-17
2019-09-13
2019-09-05
2019-09-14
2019-09-17
2019-09-17
2019-09-15
2019-09-02
"Penciltown is a surprisingly deep exercise into the creation and expansion of a town, complete with an amazing narrative experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-12
2019-09-15
2019-09-02
2019-09-30
"Project Dreamscape takes one on a journey through a dream with the goal of chaining icons and purchasing new cards." [SGOYT]
2019-09-15
2019-09-22
2019-09-21
2019-09-17
2019-09-01
2019-09-15
2019-09-30
"Race for the Galaxy features a very difficult solo opponent and a challenging game experience as one builds up a tableau of various cards." [SGOYT]
2019-09-30
2019-09-01
"I really love RFTG, anyone who did not play it should try!" [SGOYT]
2019-08-31
2019-09-01
2019-09-20
2019-09-20
2019-09-17
2019-09-15
2019-09-13
2019-09-12
2019-09-30
2019-09-23
2019-09-06
2019-09-18
"A clever new take on the zombie theme with interesting mechanics and a bit of story" [SGOYT]
2019-09-27
2019-09-22
2019-09-05
2019-08-31
2019-09-03
2019-09-17
2019-09-11
2019-09-06
"Rice Dice: A Spirits of the Rice Paddy Dice Game is a simply satisfying solo dice rolling, card collecting play of planting and harvesting rice." [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
2019-09-16
2019-09-16
2019-09-13
2019-09-11
2019-09-05
2019-09-03
"Build a character and fight monsters with this game plus the expansion." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
2019-09-20
2019-09-14
"Delightful wargame to play with a wonderfully ironic theme that is very appealing. Love the asymmetry of each faction, and "Better Bots" are well designed and run well." [SGOYT]
2019-09-19
2019-09-17
"A frantic race to acquire skills and gather money before the dragon spawns" [SGOYT]
2019-09-14
2019-09-21
2019-09-09
2019-09-08
2019-09-15
2019-09-04
2019-09-20
2019-09-24
"Scoundrel presents one with a fairly standard dungeon crawl, yet gameplay works well and can be even more entertaining with the right theme variant and deck." [SGOYT]
2019-09-18
"This game is a lock to end up high on my personal Top 20 for this year’s PC Top 200 voting for a reason. It’s a great solo game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-06
"This expansion adds a campaign and modular additions that are compatible with the base game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-23
"Portable solo which looks nice, plays quick and is challenging enough to keep coming back to." [SGOYT]
2019-09-21
"More polyomino therapy drawing while travelling" [SGOYT]
2019-09-19
"A relaxing Uwe Rosenberg title where you get to colour in some boxes and wonder if everything will fit" [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
"Secrets of the Lost Tomb could be Indiana Jones: The Board Game!" [SGOYT]
2019-09-26
"Dark Watch #4 - Heroes find a little girl with powers who is struggling against a robotic cave in which she is imprisoned." [SGOYT]
2019-09-26
2019-09-23
"Dark Watch #3 - Nightmist detects a disturbance in the Realm of Discord. There, she meets a mad Chokepoint whose body disappears into thin air after the fight." [SGOYT]
2019-09-24
"Cauldronia #21 - Honor guests of a ceremony in Windmill City Hall, the heroes are lured into a trap by The Chairman." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
"Cauldronia #20 - While coming back to 21st century Earth, Lady of the Wood and co are stuck in a time loop made by The Mistress of Fate." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
"Space Quest #3 - La Capitan pretends to be The Wraith from the future and points at Parse as a threat. The Sentinels neutralize Parse." [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
"Space Quest #4 - Clone-multiplying Ambuscade attacks the heroes and escapes. Jansa Vi Dero appears." [SGOYT]
2019-09-10
"Set a Watch is a good coop that plays well solo." [SGOYT]
2019-09-09
"I will likely never play the game again. However, I like to have it in my collection alongside other Fantasy themed games. If someone wants to ever try it, I won't oppose to it." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
"Seven Bridges is a network-building stroll and write where you are taking on a mathematician who knows things you don't." [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
2019-09-21
"A unique, fascinating game with a minimalistic approach to narrative that will really excite certain people. It wears its randomness and old-school influences proudly - not a casual or short experien…" [SGOYT]
2019-09-06
"Shadows of Malice provides an open world experience with very heavy dice mechanics for combat and other resolution." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
2019-09-27
"The Shared Dream is a good coop game with an interesting theme." [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
"Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective provides a wide selection of mysteries to solve with intriguing storylines, but has limited gameplay value." [SGOYT]
2019-09-20
2019-09-29
2019-09-19
2019-09-07
2019-09-07
2019-09-06
2019-09-04
2019-09-29
2019-09-25
"Emberwind: The Skis of Axia Campaign does not provide a satisfying solo experience, and falls short in many regards." [SGOYT]
2019-09-15
"Emberwind: The Skis of Axia Campaign presents a combination of choose-your-own-adventure and combat that may not flow as smoothly as one might expect." [SGOYT]
2019-09-30
2019-09-30
2019-09-20
"This is what a really good worker placement game with solo capability looks like and the theme is different and interesting." [SGOYT]
2019-09-17
2019-09-10
2019-09-08
2019-09-07
2019-09-06
2019-09-17
2019-09-14
2019-09-09
"With or without bot, this is an amazing solo game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-08
2019-09-07
2019-09-07
2019-09-06
2019-09-02
2019-09-01
2019-09-12
2019-09-09
"Sojourn gives you the time travel feel in a nice quick and light solo game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-29
2019-09-26
2019-09-01
2019-09-30
"Spirit Island is a wonderful game that is a challenging solo experience." [SGOYT]
2019-09-30
2019-09-30
"Spirit Island is even better with more than just one spirit :)" [SGOYT]
2019-09-29
2019-09-27
"Spirit Island and Age of Empires soundtrack goes oddly well together" [SGOYT]
2019-09-25
2019-09-22
2019-09-21
2019-09-16
2019-09-12
"Spirit Island presents a highly variable selection of challenges as one wards off invading settlers in an interesting game of role reversal." [SGOYT]
2019-09-12
2019-09-11
"Spirit Island is a challenging game with emergent narrative elements and many, many, MANY ways to adjust gameplay to suit your preference" [SGOYT]
2019-09-03
2019-10-01
2019-09-08
2019-09-05
2019-10-01
2019-09-21
2019-09-21
"Overall a very good thematic game, which do require some planning to win it seems :)" [SGOYT]
2019-09-01
2019-09-01
2019-09-30
2019-09-24
2019-09-14
"Sword & Sorcery is a hefty but good story driven games and felt perfect to solo with 3 heroes." [SGOYT]
2019-09-02
"A delightful adventure game in the theme of the Tales of the Arabian Nights, filled with fortune, misfortune and magic. Enjoyable for solo play, especially if one enjoys games emphasizing story-telli…" [SGOYT]
2019-09-19
2019-09-30
2019-09-28
2019-09-25
2019-09-23
2019-09-22
2019-09-18
2019-09-16
2019-09-13
2019-09-12
2019-09-11
2019-09-08
2019-09-30
2019-09-27
2019-09-17
2019-09-08
2019-09-03
2019-09-02
"With a massive number of cards, including 12 unique Corporation cards, Terraforming Mars has a lot of depth to keep you entertained and intigrued game after game." [SGOYT]
2019-09-01