July has been a weird month with no less than six Kickstarter/pre-orders simultaneously, without much prior notice. The trouble is, I was away in France and unable to receive anything. I managed to get two sent to pick-up points (they are still there, and regarding one, I have no clue what it is), one had been sent to my parents' place in France, but I had three I didn't know when to retrieve.
Lucky me! I have very nice neighbors and they got the package for me. I didn't know that and had a nice surprise when I got back to Forest. So, here is the loot!
Packaged in bubble wrap paper, in a cardboard box, itself surrounded by plastic airbags in an even larger cardboard box, here is The Moon Towers, the intriguing expansion to Paupers' Ladder that I hope to review for you during the remaining of the summer season!
Next is Snake: The Board Game (my wife couldn't believe that such a thing could even exist), which does include a solo mode! I like that the solo mode is named "Python".
This one didn't get fancy with the packaging: just a tight cardboard box. It proved to be efficient protection enough, and I don't have a heap of waste on my hands. But I was even more delighted when I opened it.
Everything is ready to play straight out of the box. The components are already stored in plastic bags. There is not a single piece of waste. This is just really neat. I hope more board games could come like this!
And finally I got..
The All-In for Iron Helm. I had feared that the package could be sent back to the Game Crafter due to my missing it, so I was extremely relieved to find it when I got back. This is an incredibly expensive piece of a board game, so I hope it's worth it and that I enjoy it truly.