Review: Machi Koro Bright Lights Big City

“Mayor of Machi Koro” is an ambitious title. As you look over your solitary wheat field, over your lonely bakery and your optimistic city hall, you dream of airports and train stations and restaurants and cafés and airports. You dream of a moon tower. Yes, a fricking moon tower. Someday, you think, it will all be real. Someday my Machi Koro will be better than all the other Machi Koros.

Maybe you cackle a bit. Everybody round the table will look at you.Read More »

Monthly Round-Up: May 2017

Here at Shady Baron, we’re still fairly new at this board gaming stuff. In fact, one of the reasons we started this site was to share with people the joys of board gaming that we’re only just discovering for ourselves.

We’re starting a new monthly feature, not to keep you up-to-date with all the trends and releases in gaming, but to keep you up-to-date with our own journey. We want to share with you the games we’ve been playing and discovering: games we might not have the time to review or don’t think are worthy of reviews; maybe even games we think it’s worth being on your radar until such time as we can get a full review out.Read More »