Hexagony – Game Review
Jul26

Hexagony – Game Review

Hexagony Game Review Abstract games have taken a back seat of late. Games like Seafall and T.I.M.E. Stories popularise the trend in game design towards pushing the boundary of story telling in table top games. Abstract games have been a harder sell to an audience that wants more adventure, more story progression, and more powers and abilities. Yet if I can convince you of anything it is that abstract games still have a lot to offer...

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Junk Art by Pretzel Games – Details
Apr28

Junk Art by Pretzel Games – Details

Junk Art by Pretzel Games “Junk Art” was announced by Pretzel Games a bit over a week ago, but we wanted to cover it today because we missed it then and we love the look of it, we think you will too. An interesting looking abstract builder, wherein you tour the world, visit amazing cities and make wicked looking art installations. “Junk Art” will make its official debut at Gen Con this year. Build your way to...

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Blueprints, Board Games and Coffee
Apr11

Blueprints, Board Games and Coffee

When board games bring strangers together, a wee story… On the weekend we heard a lovely story from one of the team. She had taken Z-Man Games “Blueprints” to a local coffee store (a Zarraffa’s store for those wondering) for a morning coffee, breakfast and game with friends. So here’s the cool part, an elderly couple were sitting nearby, glancing over from time to time, perhaps listening slightly on the gaming conversation, “my...

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The only big game news on the Gold Coast today is…
Apr04

The only big game news on the Gold Coast today is…

Meet Borobi, a different kind of ‘games’ news, just for today… Borobi, the blue, surfing koala. Now Borobi isn’t a board game related thing, but we are proud Gold Coasters (most of the team are from the Coast – except one in NSW). Since board game news is ever so light on the ground today, we thought we’d report on some different sorts of games, the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. These games are...

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Make your own Knit Wit until release
Mar22

Make your own Knit Wit until release

Home made Knit Wit game for the impatient gamer I’m going preface this post by saying this is NOT meant to be used as a replacement for upcoming Z-Man Games title “Knit Wit”, this is a fun craft project that will enable you to play the game before it releases. I myself made this and will be buying the retail version when it hits Australian stores, hopefully you will do that also, because it looks awesome. Why make...

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