If you’re a board gamer, there is one event every year that really gets you excited for board game releases. That event is Essen Spiel in Germany. Our gal Angela has thrown together her most anticipated Essen games list and we’ve got it for you right here. Hit us up in the comments with what your most anticipated board games from Essen Spiel 2018 are!
Staff writer GirlyGamer is at it again with another Tiny Epic Repaint tutorial. You may recall she did Tiny Epic Quest some time ago, now it’s time for Tiny Epic Zombies to get the same treatment. Tiny Epic Zombies comes from Gamelyn Games and is part of the Tiny Epic line of tabletop games. Check out the tutorial above if you want to paint your own Tiny Epic Zombies items.
Dave is interested in KeyForge, the soon to be released game by designer Richard Garfield and publisher Fantasy Flight Games. Could this be as big as Magic? Bigger? Share your thoughts on our Facebook page or in the comments down below.
Dave and Ricky have a look at what makes Magic the Gathering the original and still the best in the latest episode of The Core Mechanic.
One of our other writers noticed some striking similarities between one of her favourite TV shows and a new board game. The TV show in question is Mad Men and the new game, Ticket to Ride: New York. This wasn’t the first time she’d noticed striking similarities between board game art and TV characters, but this one was so obvious that when overlayed, some of the images almost matched perfectly. Take a look at the Don...
We’re always interested in the idea of tech meets cardboard. Games like Dropmix last year gave us a hint as to how the meeting of NFC and card games might look and this year it looks like faux holographic projections are hitting the table. Spatial is a “mixed reality gaming company that creates face-to-face entertainment through holographic projection”. It’s set to hit Kickstarter August 14. Spatial’s system...
Dave and Ricky are back in season 4 of The Core Mechanic. They are looking at the board games on Mike Selinker’s list of [“100 Games You Absolutely, Positively, Must Know How To Play”](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnzBhWwx1nI&t=3012s). They kick off the season with a look at Settlers of Catan now simply known as Catan. One of the biggest board games in modern times.