Review: Mega-hit boardgame Scythe goes digital on Steam

Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Scythe is a heavy German-style board game that combines worker placement, area control, resource management, a little combat, and a point salad scoring with a setup so ornate that Alice Waters wanted to put it on her menu (read our original review of the game to see for yourself.) Scythe has been among […]

Charterstone: Hot new “legacy” boardgame takes time to find its way

Enlarge (credit: Stonemaier Games) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at In 2011, game designer Rob Daviau released Risk Legacy, a campaign-driven reimagining of the classic strategy game Risk. In the process, he created an entirely new way of thinking about board games. […]