Designer: Michael Rieneck Artist: Franz Vohwinkel Publisher: KOSMOS Category: Card Game, Take That! Player Count: 3-4 Price: $14.95 One of the first hobby board games I ever played after Magic and Catan was a game called Citadels from designer Bruno Faidutti. In Citadels, players draft character cards and use their abilities to build buildings and score points, but primarily use them to mess with other…

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Designer: Bruno Faidutti Publisher: Windrider Games / Asmodee  Category: Bluffing, Strategy Game Player Count: 2-8 BoardGameGeek Rating: 7.85 (63 votes) Price: $29.99 MSRP Bruno Faidutti is a French game designer well-known for his love affair with bluffing and  chaos. His games include Mission: Red Planet, Mascarade, and the recent H.M.S. Dolores, but it all began with Citadels. Although there were probably other precursors to the “social…

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