Night of the Living Dead Zombicide – News
Oct30

Night of the Living Dead Zombicide – News

Want to feel old, it’s been Fifty years since George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead essentially created the zombie genre. Zombie games are a mainstay of board gaming these days and a new one is on the horizon. CMON is bringing this classic story to the Zombicide universe, with Night of the Living Dead: A Zombicide Game. As you know – if you’re a regular reader here – we don’t tend to rewrite another...

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Mice and Mystics Dreamworks movie – News
Oct25

Mice and Mystics Dreamworks movie – News

Heads up Mice and Mystics fans, your dreams may be about to come true, Dreamworks is looking at a movie adaptation of the 2012 game. DreamWorks Animation is said to be in final negotiations to bring the popular RPG board game to the big screen, with “Alexandre Aja attached to direct and co-write the script with “Aquaman” scribe David Leslie Johnson. Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee and Jon Berg are producing”. “Mice and...

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Neon Gods by Plaid Hat Games – News
Oct16

Neon Gods by Plaid Hat Games – News

As we all sit patiently awaiting the Crossroads game set in space (Gen7: A Crossroads Game coming soon!), Plaid Hat are hard at work on other projects, including Neon Gods. Neon Gods is a story of street gangs set in a kaleidoscopic near future of heightened reality inspired by sci-fi cinema of the 1970s and 1980s. Start your own (legitimate) businesses, and watch them flourish. Recruit the finest disillusioned ne’er-do-wells to...

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Pandemic: Fall of Rome – Preview
Oct04

Pandemic: Fall of Rome – Preview

Last month we covered the new game headed to us in the Pandemic family, that game is Pandemic: Fall of Rome. Well now we’re privy to a whole slew of information courtesy of Z-man’s just released official preview. Pandemic: Fall of Rome is the third title in the Survival series, following Iberia and Rising Tide. For those of you unfamiliar with Pandemic Survival, it’s the world’s first tournament format for a...

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Tracing Board Game Box Art? – Video
Aug14

Tracing Board Game Box Art? – Video

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...

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Best Holiday Board Games – Written Article
Jul05

Best Holiday Board Games – Written Article

It is the winter holidays for schools and I had the privilege of traveling to a nice resort for a few days with friends. Needless to say, I took a couple of tabletop games with me. I thought I would share some of my favourite holiday games to take with me when heading away. Not all of these may be perfect for your getaway if you are camping or adventuring, but I take them whenever I get the chance. Designed by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede and...

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Best Ice Breaker Tabletop Games – Written Article
Jun21

Best Ice Breaker Tabletop Games – Written Article

I was pleasantly surprised on Saturday when one of the people from our gaming group invited along two people we had never met before. This was particularly good considering a few people were away that night leaving us with a small turn out. We discovered that these friends did not have board game experience and were keen to see the games we played. We opted for light fun and interactive. These choices proved profitable. Inadvertently,...

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