Sleeve Kings – Kickstarter
Nov14

Sleeve Kings – Kickstarter

Looking after your games is something every gamer likes to do. If you are like me you might enjoy games with lots of cards, but looking after those cards means sleeving them. Yet sleeving cards for board games can be costly as doing it on the cheap often means dealing with sleeves that split and crumble easily. This can be a deterrent to anyone who has just dropped $100 on a game and now has 170 cards to sleeve. This week Sleeve Kings...

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Rob Daviau: Betrayal at House on the Hill Legacy – Interview
Oct31

Rob Daviau: Betrayal at House on the Hill Legacy – Interview

I love board games that are able to incorporate story and for me, Betrayal at House on the Hill is one of the best. Rob Daviau was one of the designers of the original game, but since then has spent a considerable amount of time perfecting his “Legacy System” that has become one of the most revolutionary mechanics in board gaming. Among its success is Pandemic Legacy which skyrocketed to number 1 on Board Game Geek forum a...

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Best Ice Breaker Tabletop Games – Written Article
Jun21

Best Ice Breaker Tabletop Games – Written Article

I was pleasantly surprised on Saturday when one of the people from our gaming group invited along two people we had never met before. This was particularly good considering a few people were away that night leaving us with a small turn out. We discovered that these friends did not have board game experience and were keen to see the games we played. We opted for light fun and interactive. These choices proved profitable. Inadvertently,...

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Photosynthesis board game – Written Review
Apr18

Photosynthesis board game – Written Review

Photosynthesis is a 2-4 player game designed by Italian designer Hjalmar Hach and published by Blue Orange Games. Photosynthesis brings together resource management with area control. The game will see you plant seeds, gather sunlight, and grow trees to produce a beautiful forest and then expect you to completely lay waste to your forest for points. It’s way more fun than I make it sound. The first thing that will stand out to you is...

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Overseers – Written Review
Dec15

Overseers – Written Review

I thought we were pretty much done with deduction games. I was most assuredly confident that drafting games were a stale mechanic. So imagine my surprise when I was presented with Overseer, a drafting and deduction game. Another in a market saturated with drafting and deduction games. Damned if I didn’t have fun playing it. Overseers is designed by Guan Chih Huang, published by ThunderGryph Games and plays 3-6 players in about 30...

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Apocrypha Adventure Card Game – Written Review
Dec07

Apocrypha Adventure Card Game – Written Review

Apocrypha is Mike Selinker doing what he does best, bringing together amazing talent to provide gamers with adventures they can immerse themselves in. The successor to Pathfinder the Adventure Card Game (PACG), Apocrypha draws you into a story of world-ending horror while developing the deck building system that made PACG popular. You play as “Saints” who are have the gift to see the horrors that are working in secret to destroy the...

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Pit Crew – Written Review
Oct26

Pit Crew – Written Review

Real-time games do not occupy a large part of the market like some other genres of board games. Many genres have had large surges and tapered off before the next big thing hit. Only recently it seemed every other game being released was a social deduction game. We’ve had waves of party games, dexterity games, war games, and more. Yet Real-time games have never had the big booms like the above-mentioned genres. However, every year we...

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