Santorini mobile app – News
Dec19

Santorini mobile app – News

Super popular 2016 strategy game Santorini is headed to mobile. An iOS and Android version is in the works that will feature regular play and a new single-player variant called “Odyssey”. Santorini was published from Roxley Games and garnered great reviews. The adorable board, beautiful building pieces and gorgeous artwork saw the title nominated for various tabletop game awards. No release date as yet, but the closed beta...

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My First Castle Panic – News
Dec18

My First Castle Panic – News

In what has to be one of the most adorable game announcements of this year, Castle Panic is getting a kiddies makeover. Fireside Games is set to release My First Castle Panic next year. As with it’s older sibling, My First Castle Panic is a cooperative game that is great for beginner gamers (in this case, players as young as 4+ according to the box). Defend the castle from the adorable monsters using shape and color recognition....

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Board game giveaways for Australian gamers – News
Dec13

Board game giveaways for Australian gamers – News

Hey folks, this is just a reminder that over on our Facebook page in the coming weeks we’re going to be giving away a whole lot of games!! Thanks to VR Distribution Australia, we’re giving Australian tabletop gamers the chance to win games. We know it’s frustrating when you see a board game giveaway and then there it is, the dreaded rules “only available to US entrants”. Well you don’t have to worry...

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WizKids announces Chiyo’s Secret – News
Dec11

WizKids announces Chiyo’s Secret – News

WizKids has just announced the latest game from designer J.B. Howell (Reavers of Midgard). Chiyo’s Secret is “a hidden role deduction game that has players deciding the fate of a pair of star-crossed fugitive lovers at the climax of their epic love story”. This sounds like yet another standard hidden role game, with some players working toward one goal and others another. Using yes or no questions can you deduce who the...

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Forage: The Bee Game – Kickstarter
Dec10

Forage: The Bee Game – Kickstarter

Shout out to a little Aussie game. Forage: The Bee Game is now live on Kickstarter. The game comes to us from Byron Bay game designer – and beekeeper – Yari McGauley of Flow Hive. He created Forage: The Bee Game with his 2 kids Sonny & April. Forage is a 2-4 player game about the world of bees. Grow your beehive by collecting nectar, pollen & bees as you deal with pests, bears and the opposition. Forage is...

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Metal Gear Solid board game from IDW? – News
Dec07

Metal Gear Solid board game from IDW? – News

IDW Games has got tongues wagging this week by posting the following image on Twitter, along with the very vague caption “Coming 2019. #MetalGearSolid”. The guy in the image is none other than famed board game designer Emerson Matsuuchi. Matsuuchi has a slew of great board game designs under his belt and let’s face it, he’s been on fire this past year or so with the releases of Reef, Century Spice Road, Golem...

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Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article
Dec04

Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article

After years of talking about it, this holiday I will be playing The Castles of Burgundy. I can hear the collective gasps of experienced board gamers shocked to hear that I have never even seen the game displayed on a table. Yet time and time again I have listened to people talk about it with such regard, some even professing it as their favourite of all time. As I left my standard, “I need to play this” on another in a...

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