Hand of Fate: Ordeals - Written Review

Hand of Fate: Ordeals - Full Review I've been pretty excited to play this title since it launched on Kickstarter a few weeks ago. Based on the video game of the same name, Hand of Fate: Ordeals is a deck-building, monster-slaying adventure for 1-4 players, with the option of playing…

Chess Ultra - News

Chess Ultra for PC, VR and Console: We don't usually cover video game versions of board games, but given this is chess we thought some of you might be interested. Fancy chess game Chess Ultra launches on PS4, PC & VR platforms on 21st June, and 23rd June for Xbox…

Game Design Diary Tic-Tac-Toe - Video

Tabletop game mechanics Tic-Tac-Toe: Our man Dave is on a mission, to think about and examine tabletop game mechanics of all types. When you're designing a game you need to know why they work the way they do, what mechanics are complimentary, or how adding even minor modifications can change…

Big Trouble in Little China detailed - News

Big Trouble in Little China Board Game News: Back in April we reported on the Big Trouble in Little China preview news. This week Everything Epic and partners have let slip more information about the game and we still think it's looking pretty great. First announced last year, the Big…

Skyward: The Airborne City - Review

Skyward: The Airborne City - Review Let me preface this by saying the copy of Skyward: The Airborne City I have is a promo copy. However, this being a Rule & Make game, the promo copy is just so beautiful it’s really more of a retail copy. I’m…

Betrayal at Baldur's Gate Board Game - News

Betrayal at House on the Hill gets a Baldur's Gate retheme thanks to Avalon Hill: We heard murmurs last year we'd see a science-fiction Betrayal game at some point, but Avalon Hill have gone in the fantasy direction, sideswiping us with the bastard sword that is Betrayal at Baldur’s…

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…

Cars Shuffle Game - Written Review

Cartamundi Shuffle Pixar Cars card game 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…

Trivial Pursuit Shuffle Game - Written Review

Cartamundi Shuffle card games Trivial Pursuit game review: Back with another Cartamundi card game review, this time we're looking at Shuffle Trivial Pursuit, a card game take on board game classic, Trivial Pursuit. If you haven't read our other Shuffle game reviews we'll let you know the "Shuffle" line of…

Magic Maze - Written Review

Magic Maze - Tile Game Review Magic Maze is a, hmm, well it’s a real-time, manic, cooperative exploration game. It uses variable player powers in the form of what direction each player can move the pieces. Looking for a family weight co-op game with some utter insanity thrown in,…