Yamatai – Written Review
Aug22

Yamatai – Written Review

As soon as I hear publisher Days of Wonder are working on or releasing a new game, my ears prick up. The company don’t release many games a year, but the quality is usually always top notch because of this. Enter Yamatai by designers Bruno Cathala (Five Tribes and Shadows Over Camelot) and Marc Paquien, along with artist Jeremie Fleury (Histrio, Oceanos). Queen Himiko has tasked every builder in the kingdom with a prestigious mission:...

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Codenames Duet – Written Review
Aug21

Codenames Duet – Written Review

Codenames Duet is the latest released Codenames game from Czech Games Edition (with more to come). If you’ve not played one of the other titles in the Codenames series, it’s a word based game in which one word clues are given and that clue relates to words on the table. Cover the correct words and you win, cover the assassin word and you’re done. It’s loosely based on the spy genre with players playing spies, trying to uncover other...

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How Big is My Board Game Shelf – Article
Jun28

How Big is My Board Game Shelf – Article

As Kickstarters with kilograms worth of plastic become more and more prevalent, many would look towards Board Games, especially those from CMON (Zombicide, Massive Darkness, The Others, etc.), with a never ending list of ‘stretch goals’ invade our screens. But, is this truly what we want as consumers? When I look at a Kickstarter page of a miniatures game, I immediately refer to my shelf of games. It’s full! As much...

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Coldwater Crown – Written Review
Jun05

Coldwater Crown – Written Review

Coldwater Crown board game by Bellwether Games, a fishy review: I know what you’re thinking, a board game based around fishing, that sounds kind of, well, boring. Don’t be swayed by that thought dear gamer, because you need to know more about Coldwater Crown. Coldwater Crown is a board game for 1-4 players, ages 13+ with a play time of around 40-90 minutes. Players are fishermen (fisherwomen) taking part in a fishing...

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Cartamundi Shuffle Cars – Written Review
Jun04

Cartamundi Shuffle Cars – Written Review

Shuffle Cars is described as “a fun game” in the product blurb, but is it? In Shuffle Cars the first player to get all their ‘Car’ cards over the finish line is the winner! The overall theme is racing the well known Pixar Cars characters through the city, overtaking other teams and refuelling as you go, before crossing the finish line for the win. Each player has three racing cards in their hand with each card...

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