Category: Solo

Final Girl rule FAQ and clarifications (unofficial)

I love Final Girl and its very thematic horror atmosphere. And, although after a few gameplays I was totally fine with improvising with the rules, early plays in particular have been a bit frustrating for me, as I felt the rules were sometimes a bit too “open to interpretation”....

ROVE Review: an awesome solo card game

The 2022 “People’s Choice” top solo games are out on BGG, and I’ve used the opportunity to snatch a few more board games for my collection (I really shouldn’t!). In particular I’ve bought a bunch of Print and play games from Button Shy, for $1 each (not a typo!)...

Race for the Galaxy – Expansion and Brinkmanship Review for solo gamers

Race for the Galaxy is an awesome tableau building game, which happens to have a great solo mode. Unfortunately some of the games expansions had been discontinued and very hard to find. Thankfully, Rio Grande Games have blessed us with a new “all in one” release this year, called...

Sprawlopolis (solo) review: SimCity in my pocket

Sprawlopolis is a solo card game from popular publisher Button Shy, who specialize in “fits in your pocket” wallet games. From the publisher: In¬†Sprawlopolis, 1-4 players work together to build a new city from the ground up. Using only 18 cards and a variable scoring system, the game is...

Cartographers is nice, but my Roll-and-write world is getting crowded (Review)

I bought Cartographers last year during a board game shopping spree, because it was part of BoardGameGeek’s 2021 people’s choice Top 200 Solo Board games. TL,DR: After about 10 game sessions, the vast majority of which were solo, I find Cartographers to be “ok”, lightweight, relaxing and enjoyable with...