My 2015 Good Gift Games Guide appears in The Morning News today. Here are the ten games featured: Game Rules Purchase Patchwork PDF Amazon Codenames PDF Amazon Pandemic Legacy BGG Amazon Lanterns BGG Amazon Colt Express PDF Amazon Ca$h & Guns PDF Amazon Sheriff of Nottingham PDF Amazon Mysterium PDF Amazon Looney Quest PDF Amazon
The 2014 Good Gift Games guide appears in The Morning News today. Here are the ten games featured: Game Rules Purchase Splendor PDF Amazon, Funagain Machi Koro PDF Amazon, Funagain Concept PDF Amazon, Funagain Marrying Mr. Darcy How to play Amazon, Funagain Tokaido PDF Amazon, Funagain Star Realms How to play Amazon, Funagain Terror in Meeple City (FKA "Rampage") PDF Amazon, Funagain Camel Up PDF Amazon, Funagain Mascarade
The 2013 Good Gift Games guide appears in The Morning News today. Kind of a strange list this year, populated almost exclusively with card games. The only games with traditional boards are VivaJava and Eight-Minute Empire (albeit one the size of a large index card). There also no games exclusively for two-players. I was originally going to include Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small (see below), but
The 2012 Good Gift Games guide appears in The Morning News today. Here are the ten games featured: GameFull ReviewRulesPurchase Lords of WaterdeepPlaytestPDFAmazon, Funagain MorelsPlaytestUnavailableTwo Lanterns Games website Cards Against HumanityNonePDFAmazon, or print your own set for free [PDF] Flash Point: Fire RescueComing soonPDFAmazon, Funagain Risk: Legacydefective yetiPDFAmazon, Funagain Love LetterNonePDF
The Top Ten Eleven My 2011 Good Gifts Game Guide (G4), in which I provide capsule reviews for my favorite easy-to-learn-and-teach games of the year, appeared in The Morning News last Friday. The listed games follow. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!Boardgame GeekAmazonFunagain King of TokyoBoardgame GeekAmazonFunagain Summoner WarsBoardgame GeekAmazonFunagain Jab: Realtime BoxingBoardgame GeekAmazonFunagain Airlines EuropeBoardgame GeekAmazonFunagain 7 WondersBoardgame GeekAmazonFunagain Ascending EmpiresBoardgame
My Good Gift Games post has been updated with lots of additional information. See it here.
The 2010 Good Gift Games Guide is available at The Morning News today. Unfortunately a few of the games appear to have gone on backorder between the time I started making the list and today. That said, most can still be found online: Telestrations Amazon | Funagain Piece o' Cake Amazon | Funagain Jaipur Amazon | Funagain Forbidden Island Amazon
The 2009 Good Gift Games Guide appears in The Morning News today. Watch this space--by day's end I will post the 10 honorable mentions, as well as provide additional information to help you make your choices. In the meantime, you can peruse the GGGG archive here, and see the all-time top 10 at defectiveyeti.com/ggg.
The official Good Gift Games Guide 2008 is available at The Morning News today. The games profiled are: Pandemic[Funagain | Amazon] Stone Age[Funagain | Amazon] Say Anything[Funagain | Amazon] TZAAR[Funagain | Amazon] Last Night on Earth[Funagain | Amazon] Dominion[Funagain | Amazon] Sorry! Sliders[Funagain | Amazon] Airships[Funagain | Amazon] Wasabi[Funagain | Amazon] The Hanging Gardens[Funagain | Amazon] Runners Up Usually, when
The 2007 Good Gift Games Guide appears in The Morning News today. Previous G3 Guides:20062005200420032002And all my defective yeti game posts are available in the archives. Runners-Up It was, as always, tough narrowing the field of good G3s down to just 10. Here are a few more, that just missed the cut. Take It To The Limit (Burley Games, 1-6