Reviews and articles

NOTE: On the Rivet was formerly called “Visions of Rainbows.” These reviews pre-date the name change.

If you review games and would like a (p)review copy sent your way, drop me a line and I’ll see what I can do.


Many thanks to Dane Trimble for taking a chance and being the first to review the game.

On the Rivet: The Race for the Champion’s Stripes Kickstarter Preview

After several plays I still feel like I have a lot to learn about the strategy of this game, and I have a feeling that won’t change any time soon. It reminds me a lot of Chess in that way.

Dane Trimble – Everything Board Games

Other articles

Race Your Own Spring Classic with ‘On the Rivet’ Board Game – Cyclocross Magazine

A bike-racing board game is a project that occupies the niche-iest of niches. Both are small areas and, when combined, are smaller still. I believe this is a solid game, but I laughingly suggest if I could do it all over again, I’d choose a wizards and starfighter theme and called it “Harry Pod-Racing” instead.

Jason McDowell

On designing a game that interconnects my life and connects with others – OnMilwaukee

All of these board games could easily be digitized and played over a network (and many of them already are), but playing a physical game is like touching a vinyl record. There is a certain satisfaction you get when pull the weight of a large box from your shelf into your hands, a lovely smell when you open remove the lid and a tactile warmth to pushing cardboard punch-outs across a board.

Jason McDowell
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