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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Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News
Jan16

Deep Space Nine Fluxx from Looney Labs – News

OMG OMG OMG Deep Space Nine… Deep Space Nine Fluxx!! Looney Labs has made my year with the news they are doing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx. If you can’t tell I’m a HUGE DS9 fan, I am just hoping that maybe the artwork gets a little sprucing up … it’s a little… scary. Needless to say Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fluxx will feature characters from DS9 including all the favorites like Jadzia Dax,...

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Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls – News
Jan15

Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls – News

USAopoly are at it again, with another Marvel movie tie-in. This time it’s Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls, a new hidden identity game in which players need to work out who to trust with those dastardly shape-shifting skrulls doing their thing. Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls is said to borrow heavily from the popular Bang! card game and is expected to release prior to the movie which releases March 8.

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My Favorite Tabletop Games of 2018 – Video
Jan14

My Favorite Tabletop Games of 2018 – Video

I didn’t get to play a lot of the games I wanted to that came out last year, mainly due to the time involved. For that reason this list is a little on the light side, but these are the top ten board games / tabletop games I loved playing in 2018. I played a lot with family and non gamers last year, so this list has a lot of family type games on it. I genuinely believe these are some of the best games that released last year,...

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My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article
Jan11

My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article

It is hardly surprising that Reiner Knizia tops the list as the designer of my favourite game for 2018. He a prolific designer that has the ability to make old mechanics feel new or simply designs new mechanics. His games range from light filler games to heavy euro styled games. Blue Lagoon published by Blue Orange Games is on the lighter family side but has plenty going on that many of my heavy euro friends find satisfying.     In...

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