Why Cthulhu? Cthulhu: Death May Die and Myth

With only four days to go the Kickstarter for Cthulhu: Death May Die by Rob Daviau and Eric Lang has blown past its pledge goal by a merger two and half million dollars. While it is no surprise to see these two designers garnering such attention it is surprising that…

Babel board game - Video Review

Babel board game review: Our man Dave takes a close look at 2000 Hagen Dorgathen, Uwe Rosenberg hand-management / set collection game Babel. Recommended for the 2001 Spiel des Jahres, Babel sees players making best use of members of various tribes of the ancient world. These tribes will build temples, exploit…

The Godfather: Corleone's Empire - Review

The Godfather board game review: Have you been looking high and low for a game where the tears of your enemies are as valuable as victory points? Have you had fantasies of Wall Street burning to the ground while the Hudson overflows with the bodies of other challenges? Are you…

Holiday Games

It is the winter holidays for schools and I had the privilege of traveling to a nice resort for a few days with friends. Needless to say, I took a couple of games with me. I thought I would share some of my favourite holiday games to take with me…

The Grizzled Armistice Edition release date - News

The Grizzled Armistice Edition release date: We first heard about The Grizzled Armistice Edition around a year ago this month. Though art and further press assets are still scarce, we do know the reiteration of hit card game The Grizzled is set to release November 23 (US) with an MSRP…

When in Rome Alexa Board Game - News

Amazon Alexa board games: UK company Sensible Object is bringing out a range of board games that utilise Amazon Alexa as games master, including teaching players the rules and running the games. "Voice Originals" is the name of the series, with the first game out titled "When In Rome". When…

Politics in Board Games - Video Article

Politics in board gaming: Our man Dave needed a good cup of coffee before trying to engage with this topic. The idea of politics entering into our beloved hobby might seem strange, but politics are a part of everything - whether we like it or not - even tabletop gaming.…

Istanbul released on digital - News

Istanbul board game hits digital platforms: If you haven't played board game Istanbul, you're missing out. The game by Rüdiger Dorn released back in 2014 and went on to pick up a slew of game awards, including becoming that years Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner. Istanbul is one of our favorites…

Mesozooic coming from Z-Man Games - News

Mesozooic board game Z-Man Games: With Jurassic Park fever presently in the air, it seems like a great time to announce a new dinosaur park game. Z-Man Games is offering a pre-order for its upcoming title Mesozooic, a dinosaur park game in which you try to create the best dino…

Sexual Harassment in Board Games - Article Shoutout

Sexual Harassment in board gaming: What a sad and sorry state of affairs it is when it becomes more and more apparent that our beloved hobby is no different to video gaming or many other hobbies. We like to think we're different, that we're inclusive, that female gamers have nothing…