The Game Designers – Kickstarter
Feb09

The Game Designers – Kickstarter

The Game Designers is documentary that follows the work of five designers as they create and publish their board game. The documentary includes numerous interviews with some of the industries best including Matt Leacock, Antoine Bauza, Mike Selinker and many more. The movie aims to truly capture the human journey that happens behind the hobby we love. The Game design is something I love to read and learn about. I read about game...

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Z-Man Games announce Hadara – News
Feb08

Z-Man Games announce Hadara – News

Z-Man Games seem to be releasing a slew of games already this year and here’s another one. Hadara (Arabic for culture) is a new civ builder set to release in the US in Spring (their spring). Hadara features a unique card selection system. In the center of the board a rotating wheel has five creatures: a dragon, a pegasus, a lion, a monkey, and a scarab, each representing a player’s civilization. During each epoch, players will...

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River Horse release Fireys expansion for Labyrinth – News
Feb01

River Horse release Fireys expansion for Labyrinth – News

River Horse Games knows a good licence when they see one, even if us gamers know the games are never quite up to scratch. The third expansion for the Labyrinth board game is here, in the form of the Fireys, set to release this year (US date eta Fall 2019). The Fireys expansion comes with 5 new figures for the Labyrinth board game, They are four fireys and one alternate Jareth, along with a few new cards.

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Top Ten Best Board Game Characters – Video
Jan30

Top Ten Best Board Game Characters – Video

A quick post today! The top ten best board game characters are hard to come to, but staffer GirlyGamer has given it a good go with the help of Redditors and others. Definitely some great board game characters here! We’d love to hear who your favorite / top ten board game characters are in the comments. For now though, check out the best board game characters according to GirlyGamer right here.

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TIME Stories: Estrella Drive thoughts – Article
Jan25

TIME Stories: Estrella Drive thoughts – Article

So last night my group played through the Estrella Drive adventure / scenario for T.I.M.E. Stories. A few things have come to mind I thought I’d share about this sixth expansion, without spoilers. This isn’t a review as much as random thoughts and a sort of warning to those who are thinking of buying it. From the box (and therefore not a spoiler) Estrella Drive is set in Hollywood in the early 1980’s. Investigators...

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What Happened to The 7th Continent?
Jan23

What Happened to The 7th Continent?

A couple of years ago the big news was The 7th Continent. I could scarcely look through my Instagram or Twitter feed without seeing people talking about the game. The hype was big. But two years on it seems the hype machine has moved on and people are all talking about the latest and greatest. During its brief flash in the spotlight, I knew 2 things about The 7Th Continent; it was a big game, and it was hard to get. Skip forward a...

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Corinth from Days of Wonder – News
Jan17

Corinth from Days of Wonder – News

Two things you need to know about Corinth, one, it’s by the designer of Jaipur and two, it’s being published by Days of Wonder later this year. Under a blazing sun in 4th Century BC Corinth, traders come from all corners of the Mediterranean Sea to sell their goods; Persian carpets, Cretan olive oil, Roman grapes, and Egyptian spices are highly prized by traders. Players have a few weeks to secure their place in Corinthian...

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