Another great month of gaming in the books! What was your favorite new-to you game in April 2021? Mine was probably … ! Check out my full list of new games below. Have you played any of these? Did you like them/hate them/forget them instantly?

Reaction Key:
❀️ – Loved It/Always Love It/Favorite
πŸ˜„ – Liked It/Will Likely Play Again
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ – Okay/Take It or Leave It/Could Play Again
πŸ‘ŽπŸ» – Didn’t Like/Would Not Play Again

πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ/πŸ‘ŽπŸ» The US Weekly Game
πŸ˜„ The Joker (A Diabolical Party Game)
πŸ˜„ Hot Words
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Moneybags
πŸ˜„ Chronicles of Crime 1900
πŸ˜„ Villainous: Despicable Plots
πŸ˜„ Escape Room the Game: Prison Island
πŸ˜„ Steampunk Rally Fusion
πŸ˜„ Cupcake Empire
πŸ‘ŽπŸ» The Office DVD Board Game – Look, I love The Office, but some of the questions aren’t related to the show, some categories take away your progress for no reason, and some just hurt the active player. It’s just not great.
πŸ˜„ Tapestry
πŸ˜„ Lockup
πŸ˜„ Funkoverse Nightmare Before Christmas & Back to the Future
πŸ˜„ Penny Papers Adventures: The Temple of Apikhabou – Santa’s Secret Lair
πŸ˜„ Ticket to Ride: Switzerland – The change for the wild cards was so weird, but really made you rethink strategies.
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Foodies – Similar to Space Base, but much lighter
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Bosk – Very dry gameplay, which was kind of disappointing.
πŸ˜„ Sovereign Skies Expansions: Tides of Triumph, Houses Rising, Cosmic Calamity – All great additions to the game that made it more interesting.
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Architects of the West Kingdom
πŸ˜„ A Gentle Rain
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ/πŸ˜„ Block Ness
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ/πŸ˜„ Zombie Kidz Evolution
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Escape Room the Game VR – Down Below
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Escape Room the Game VR – Submarine – The VR just felt a little unnecessary to me in these
πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ/πŸ˜„ Railroad Ink Challenge – Shining Yellow Edition – Still not one of my favorite roll and writes, but I’m coming around a bit more.
πŸ‘ŽπŸ» Concordia Venus Expansion – I don’t like this game because I don’t ever feel like I’m doing anything, and with 6 players, it just made it so long.
πŸ˜„ Decktective: Nightmare in the Mirror – These games are so cool, and I’m so bad at them. lol
πŸ˜„ Five Tribes: Whims of the Sultan – Cool expansion! I think it really changed up the game well.