The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction (prepublished version)

Your nation’s greatest fear has been realized. Reports have come in that suggest neighboring countries are making weapons capable of total destruction. Without losing another moment, the highest powers in the land charge the workforce to make weapons. Mining operations and factories appear overnight, scientists refine formulas, and the labor force marches to the beat of war. Continue reading

Pay Dirt Game Review

American author, speaker, and pastor, John C. Maxwell, said “Success comes to those who have an entire mountain of gold that they continually mine, not those who find one nugget and try to live on it for fifty years.” Once you find gold, it’s not enough to hold it up for the world to see. There is more to be obtained. In this game, there is wealth to be found, but only for those who persevere. Continue reading

IGOR: The Mad Scientist’s Lament Game Review

It’s hard being a mad scientist. First, there is the angry mob of villagers that are always at your door. Second, it’s impossible to get a pizza delivered when your home is surrounded by pitchforks and torches. Worst of all, you have been cursed with an incredibly incompetent assistant. One day you won’t need him, but for now, he’s all you got. Continue reading

Forged in Steel Game Review (prepublished version)

When you arrived at Pueblo County, Colorado, there wasn’t much to look at. A few buildings, a budding factory, and a lot of space. But you saw its potential and the vast fortune that could be made. This town, you decided, was going to be your family legacy. From that day forward you worked to build an empire. Your children have done the same and their children will continue your legacy. History will look back and determine if you were a person of vision or just another dreamer. Continue reading

Mill City Game Review (prepublished version)

From the banks of the Mississippi river, Saint Anthony Falls looks to be an endless wall of powerful water. Many see the falls as nothing more than a natural wonder to gaze upon and enjoy. You, however, see it as an untapped opportunity. Outside the Twin Cities, the prairie is full of wheat fields. Within the Twin Cities, mills are located by the river, tapping its strength, to grind the wheat to flour. All that is missing is a person to get the flour to buyers. You are that person and you plan to make this little venture very profitable. Continue reading