Board Game Quest Board Game Reviews, News and More Tue, 25 Jul 2023 13:06:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 38014872 My Father’s Work Review Tue, 25 Jul 2023 13:03:10 +0000 Have you ever wanted to develop your own version of Frankenstein? Or maybe find a way to turn yourself into a werewolf? Develop a love potion? Well, according to My Father’s Work… it’s going to take awhile. Like generations, probably three. But you’ve got to start somewhere so maybe try a couple of curses or […]]]> 0 54246 Kickstarters of the Week: 7/24 Mon, 24 Jul 2023 13:02:17 +0000 July is just about in the books as the summer marches on. We’ve got a nice batch of campaigns for you to check out this week, and will also be doing another board game giveaway soon. So keep an eye on the site this week! Also, if you want to chat with the BGQ team, […]]]> 0 54365 Joan of Arc: Orleans Draw and Write Review Fri, 21 Jul 2023 13:12:36 +0000 Joan of Arc was a heroic fighter who helped lead the French Army to a victory at the city of Orleans. So, using her name for a draw and write follow-up to the successful board game Orleans makes perfect sense. Using her name for the multiplayer version of this game, in which you compete to […]]]> 0 54248 Dimension: The Brain Game To Go Review Thu, 20 Jul 2023 12:56:34 +0000 On a whim at Dice Tower West last year, my wife signed up for two tournaments of games she’d never played before. She won silver in one (Wordsy) and did reasonably well in a game called Dimension designed by Lauge Luchau. She liked Dimension so much she authorized me to get a copy from Germany, […]]]> 0 53963 Board Game News Round-up 7/19 Wed, 19 Jul 2023 18:14:32 +0000 This week in our news round-up we’ve got a few different items on the docket. Dorfromantik wins the Spiel des Jahres The Spiel des Jahres is Germany’s annual Game of the Year award and it’s given out to a typically very accessible game. It’s also one of the most coveted awards in tabletop gaming as […]]]> 0 54353 One Hundred Torii Diverging Paths Expansion Review Wed, 19 Jul 2023 13:11:29 +0000 Recently I had told Tony, “I’ve been inspired by One Hundred Torri, and I’ve decided to embrace a Japanese-inspired philosophy when it comes to living my best life.” “Oookaaay…” he responded slowly. “There’s so much wisdom in that philosophy with aphorisms like ‘Fall down seven times but get up eight’, ‘Be not afraid of going […]]]> 0 53727 Kapow! Volume 1 Review Tue, 18 Jul 2023 13:07:50 +0000 Kapow! Just say the name and you already know what type of game this is (thank you 60s era Batman tv show). Kapow! Volume 1 is a comic book themed battler that will have you facing off against your opponent in a dice-rolling dueling game (for the main way to play). Six supers—three heroes and […]]]> 0 54104 Kickstarters of the Week: 7/17 Mon, 17 Jul 2023 13:13:22 +0000 We are only two weeks out until Gen Con, can you feel the excitement? The year is also almost half over, and as is our annual tradition, we worked on our Best Games of 2023… so far list. But we ended up pivoting on that list this year, so be sure to find out why […]]]> 0 54306 2023: The Year of Discovering Old Favorites Fri, 14 Jul 2023 12:57:14 +0000 This year has been a weird one. Somehow it’s halfway over and yet, there hasn’t been a lot that’s come across our collective radars when it comes to favorite games released this year. We were prepping to do our annual list of “The Best Board Games of 2023… So Far,” but we struggled to come […]]]> 1 54236 Smonex Dice Tower and Coasters Review Thu, 13 Jul 2023 12:50:57 +0000 If there is one thing that goes well with tabletop gaming, it’s snacks. Drinks and Cheetos are staples at any gaming table… Wait, that’s not right. Cheetos are actually a banned food. But drinks on the other hand, If fellow BGQ reviewer Brian couldn’t have a beer on game night, I’m not sure he’d still […]]]> 0 54166