I have to admit I was a bit shocked when I got an email from Bicycle Cards about reviewing a couple of hobby board games. I didn't know that the largest card game company in the world is now trying to break into the board game market. This is a look at one of their two new light strategy games, The Alpha.
In The Alpha, three to six players take on the role of a wolf pack and have to compete for limited food resources. Packs battle for dominance and food using a prisoner's dilemma mechanic, but that's only after a successful chase. Sometimes a hunt turns up nothing. [ READ MORE ]