2021 Reviews Index

Here you'll find our verdicts on the best board, tabletop, and digital wargames of the year. Click through to read the full reviews

Title Published Format
D&D: The Wild Beyond the Witchlight review - silly, sinister, and certifiably brilliant Sep 17 Tabletop
Animal Adventures review - it’s D&D 5E, Jim... but adorable Sep 15 Tabletop
Bolt Action Island Assault! starter set review - avid wargamers' delight Sep 2 Tabletop
Bolt Action Pegasus Bridge review - a bridge too far? Aug 27 Tabletop
Warhammer 40k Kill Team: Octarius review - big news in little 40k Aug 17 Tabletop
Black Powder Epic Battles: American Civil War starter set review - enormous encounters Aug 13 Tabletop
Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition review - super, streamlined settling Jul 26 Board game
Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector review - stale Space Marine strategy Jul 16 Digital
Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance review - banal brawling Jun 28 Digital
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Dominion review - a god-king’s welcome? Jun 16 Tabletop
Warhammer 40K: Cadian Shock Troops review - the Imperial Guard finally gets ahead Jun 14 Tabletop
Age of Sigmar: Soulbound Starter Set review - a wonderful Warhammer walkabout May 28 Tabletop
Arma 3: SOG Prairie Fire review - the definitive multiplayer Vietnam experience May 12 Digital
Stardew Valley: The Board Game review - a disappointing harvest May 7 Board game
Stargrave review - a slightly stymied sci-fi-sequel Apr 14 Tabletop
Warhammer Quest: Cursed City review in progress - dark promise Apr 6
Candlekeep Mysteries review - a D&D book that sparks pure joy Mar 29 Tabletop
Panzer Corps 2: Axis Operations 1941 review - still the senior General Mar 19 Digital
Godtear review - a solid, short-form fantasy skirmisher Mar 10 Tabletop
Victory at Sea review - Warlord's Bolt Action goes nautical Mar 4 Tabletop
Fantasy General 2: Evolution review - lizard larks Mar 2 Digital
Imperator: Rome 2.0 Marius update review - Rome resurgent Feb 16 Digital
Order of Battle WW2: Allies Defiant review - another orderly helping Feb 11 Digital
Field of Glory 2: Medieval review - my kingdom, for a longsword Feb 4 Digital
Hearts of Iron 4: Battle for the Bosporus review - finally, you can reform Byzantium! Jan 26 Digital