Elder Sign : make sure the Ancient One is sealed away!

Arkham is not a safe town to be in, but you’re seasoned investigators used to all the horrors that fall upon this place. This time the danger seems to lurk in the museum at Miskatonic University, and it’s your job to work together to solve mysteries in the museum and close the portal before the Ancient One awakes. So grab your trusted dice, and try to not go insane, because it’s time to play Elder Sign

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Forbidden Island : get the treasures and don’t drown!

I love cooperative games (or co-ops) where all the players work together to survive and beat the game. To me the master of co-ops is game designer Matt Leacock. His games are polished and always ramp up the tension the longer you play, but they are not overly complicated or take all night. The first of his games that I tried was Forbidden Island, published by Gamewright. It’s a neat little co-op in which 2-4 adventurers work to get all four treasures while the island is sinking, trying to take both treasures and adventurers with it. It sounds and looks simple, but it won’t be easy to survive the Forbidden Island…

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