Mmm, Saturday. Drink it in! … *sip* … tastes like Sobe Citrus Energy… Oh, hey, look! An open Sobe Citrus Energy! Ain’t that a kick in the head? *sip*
But my drinking habits aside, I know you’re here for your weekly dose of reviews. So let’s get to it.
Today we have: Exit the Game, Ascended Kings, Stroop, Component Collector & Dice Tray, DeepWars, Beasts of Balance, Jaipur iOS, Clank! Sunken Treasures Expansion, Isle of Monsters, Qwinto, Downforce, Century: Spice Road, Fistful of Lead – Reloaded, Watson & Holmes, and Zooloretto.
Hey everyone! As you’re reading this, I’m enjoying Day 2 of the CMON Expo. If you’re in the Atlanta area, head down and check it out. It’s a great time had by all. Can’t make it? Be sure to check out the TGN Facebook Page for updates about all the stuff going on here throughout the day.
As for here and now, it’s time for those game reviews I know you all love so much.
Today we have: Zombie Tsunami, Arctic Scavengers, Dastardly Dirigibles, Ivion, Darkrock Ventures, Battle for Greyport, Phalanxx, V-Commandos, Mangaka, Onirim iOS, Twenty One, 3 to 4 Headed Monsters, Neroshima Hex: Mephisto, Veggie Garden, Barcelona: The Rose of Fire, Dragoon, Path of Light and Shadow, Watson & Holmes, Steam Works, and Gyrating Hamsters.
*puts on a long coat, grabs a pipe, and puts on one of those… detective… hats…* … What are those things called, anyway?
Bah, that’s a bit of investigation to partake in at another time. Right now, crime is afoot! And you’re the ones to solve it. Make your way all around London, getting in touch with contacts, in order to figure out whodunnit. Watson & Holmes is now available from Asmodee. *blows bubbles out of the pipe*
People go crazy over them. That is to say, if you accidentally spoil something, there are people out there who will go stark-raving mad about it. Especially for something like a mystery story, if you know whodunnit right at the start, it sort of ruins the fun of it all. As such, having previews of how a mystery game works can be troublesome. Well, Asmodee has taken some bits and pieces of different mysteries and put them together in a special one designed to do just that, without giving away any of the big reveals.
Being a detective isn’t easy. There’s rarely enough evidence on-hand to immediately catch the criminal. Witnesses can be unreliable, or might even be the culprit, looking to send you on wild goose chases with false information. Also, other detectives are on the case, and if you want to be the famous detective that solved the crime, you must be quicker than them in figuring out whodunnit. That’s what’s ahead of you in Watson & Holmes, a new detective game coming from Asmodee. They’ve given us a look at some of the game play in this new preview.
Sherlock Holmes is widely known as one of the best detectives that has ever graced the literary world (along with Batman, of course). He got that way because he was able to solve difficult cases faster than anyone else by using his intuition as well as a very keen mind and attention to detail. But can you solve cases faster? That’s just what you’ll be trying to do in Watson & Holmes, coming soon from Asmodee and Space Cowboys, which is being adapted from a limited release by Ludonova (released last fall).