Episode 16: The game that got me hooked.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEpisode 16: The game that got me hooked. The game that got me hooked? We talk about the games that got us started, why we love it, and what would happen if the board game bubble popped. Games Discussed: Blood Rage, Hive, Isla Dorada, Roll Player Interview: Keith Matejka with Roll...

Isla Dorada

Isla Dorada (Written Review by Jimmy Hudson, No Video) I am excited to do a video review on this game and will be working to get one up soon. For now take a read through and browse the pictures below. Ages:10 & Up Players: 3 – 6 Play Time: 90 minutes Designer: Pier Giorgio Paglia Andrea Angiolino Bruno Faidutti Alan R. Moon Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games From the Box: Guide your expedition through hazardous terrain and hostile territory, exploring the wonders of Isla Dorada while you compete to find the most treasure among your fellow explorers. Designed by the creative team of Bruno Faidutti, Alan R Moon, Andrea Angiolino, and Piergiorgio Paglia, Isla Dorada is a board game of strategic bidding and exploration for 3-6 players. In Isla Dorada, players join together to form an expedition, navigating through a mysterious and treasure-ridden island. However, since each player is competing to be the one explorer to find the most treasure, they each have their own treasure maps and their own secret motivations. To move the expedition, players bid cards that allow them to move the expedition through certain terrain. Whoever wins the bid gets to move the expedition and potentially find their hidden treasure. Thoughts on the game I am a sucker for the treasure island, robinson crusoe theme. I don’t know why but I love being on an island looking for treasure. So when I saw this game I had to pick it up. Although I picked it up it sat on my shelf for a while. I forced it to the table and dug into the rules. I...