As The Rat Hole grows, it may become harder for new readers to find older reviews. That’s no good for anyone, so we have decided to create this index of links to all our game reviews. We are leaving out CrowdFUNding Spotlight articles, as well as things like our Renaissance Gamer columns and photo galleries. (Although you might have noticed I just linked to each of them in bulk, right here.)


Achtung! Cthulhu: Audio Adventures

Affliction: Salem 1692

Alternity (Core Rulebook)

Arboretum [ written review ]

Arboretum [ video review ]

Asking for Trobils


Blank Marry Kill

Boomtown Bandits [ written review ]

Boomtown Bandits [ video review ]

Button Men


Campy Creatures

Cartooner [ written review ]

Cartooner [ video review ]

Christmas Trivia Game

Clockwork: Dominion (Core Rulebook)

Cobra Paw

Conan (Core Rulebook)

Cottage Garden

Cthulhu Confidential (Core Rulebook)

Cult Following

Cypher System


Deep Space D-6

Dicey Peaks

Dragon Dice

Dragoon (Gold Edition)


Drinking Fluxx (see also: Fluxx)

Drinking Quest: Journey into Draught



Era of the Ninja



Floor War: Vampires vs Unicorns




Gingerdead House



Hafid’s Grand Bazaar

Heads Will Roll [ video review ]

Home Alone







Little Drop of Poison


Man Bites Dog

Missile Command

Mini DiverCity

Monster Crunch

Mouse Guard: Swords & Strongholds

Munchkin (2017 Christmas offerings)

My Neighbor Totoro UNO


No Than You, Evil! (Core Box Set)


Oh My Gods!


Orphans & Ashes

Owl Hoot Trail


Palm Island

Paramedics: CLEAR! [ written review ]

Paramedics: CLEAR! [ video review ]

Party People: Holiday Edition



Phoenix Covenant

Planet of the Apes [ Slinging Paint video ]

Psychological Warfare



Red Flags (Core Game)

Red Shirts: Adventures in Absurdity (Volume 1)

Roswell 51


Sailing Toward Osiris

Sailor Moon Crystal: Dice Challenge

Santa’s Bag

Secret Santa


The Shadow Over Westminster

Sh*t Happens

Small World

Snow Tales

Spell Smashers

Starfinder (Core Rulebook)

Star Wars: I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This

Storytime With Dick

Stupid Deaths

Superfight (Core Game)


Tak [ video review ]

This Belongs in a Museum


Tiny Epic Zombies

Titans Tactics

Tower of Madness

Trampoline Zombies



Vurt (Core Rulebook)


Waking Lair

War In Christmas Village [ Slinging Paint video ]


Willy Maykit

Witches of the Revolution

The Worst Game Ever



Yeti Eats Alien


Zombie Shamble

ZynVaded! EVO [ Slinging Paint video ]


12 Days



Kobold Guide to Board Game Design

Kobold Guide to Plots and Campaigns