First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express
Nov10

First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express

First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express game Z-Man Games is set to release train themed game “First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express” in the US and Canada in time for Christmas. The game originally released in Germany a few months ago and it’s expected to be released ‘in the rest of the world’ early next year. From designer Helmut Ohley, First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express sees players...

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Pandemic: The Cure Experimental Meds expansion
Aug23

Pandemic: The Cure Experimental Meds expansion

Pandemic The Cure Experimental Meds expansion announced As a Pandemic fan I can’t get enough of Pandemic games, so it’s with great joy that Z-Man Games has announced a new expansion for Pandemic: The Cure. This is the first expansion for the dice driven incarnation of the Pandemic universe. Pandemic: The Cure – Experimental Meds brings a new virus to the party along with the dreaded ‘hot zones’ and new roles....

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Pandemic: The Cure – TL;DR Game Review
Jun15

Pandemic: The Cure – TL;DR Game Review

Pandemic: The Cure dice game – TL;DR Review The overall premise of “Pandemic: The Cure” is simple enough, you and the others players are agents of the CDC (Centre for Disease Control in Atlanta). You must work together to cure four types of disease that have broken out around the world. Yes “Pandemic: The Cure” is a cooperative dice game and a sort of little sister to board game “Pandemic”. You must...

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Pandemic Legacy – Story Board
May24

Pandemic Legacy – Story Board

Story Board Episode One – The Pandemic Legacy Experience Welcome to the first ‘episode’ of Story Board, a new semi regular article series that looks at board game stories within actual games, or stories related to / about board games. This first outing is going to look at “Pandemic Legacy” and will be spoiler free, because I would never spoil something so magnificent (or even non-magnificent for that...

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The True Value of a Board Game
May16

The True Value of a Board Game

The True Value of a Board Game I was trying to convince my friend why Pandemic Legacy would be a good game to buy. He was concerned that the game was limited to the number of plays and thought the investment would be a waste of money. To me it was a matter of doing some simple maths. 1 box of Pandemic (approximately $109) ÷ 4 players = $27.25 per player. Each box contains on average 18hrs of game play meaning that each player is...

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