Lotus Card Game - Video Review

I've been checking out Lotus from Renegade Game Studios. Picking flowers after completing them with cards might not sound like it’s going to be for everyone, but you might actually be surprised. Check out this super quick video review of Lotus from Renegade Game Studios. Video I’ll probably…

Rise of Augustus Board Game - Video Review

Rise of Augustus Board Game Review – Video Tabletop Tracy is back tapping another box and this time it’s Rise of Augustus (also known as Augustus) from back in 2013. With art by Vincent Dutrait “Rise of Augustus” certainly looks lovely, but how does it play and should you buy…

Most Anticipated Board Games of 2017 - Video Article

Most Anticipated Board Games of 2017 - Video Article Staff member Angela has cobbled together a list of games she’s looking forward to this year. Are any of the games you’re looking forward to on there? Maybe she highlighted something you hadn’t heard of before. Whatever the…

GirlyGamer - Staff Spotlight

Board Game Nerd Nerfenstein – Staff Spotlight In the second Staff Spotlight (our first looked at Dave) we're looking at Angela aka Nerfenstein / Girlygamer. As we mentioned in Dave's staff spotlight, since starting Gameapalooza the team has changed and shifted, but Angela founded the site and is still here. Video She…

Is Pandemic Legacy Actually a Good Game? - Video Article

It would seem the obvious answer is YES, Pandemic Legacy is a good game, given how quickly Pandemic Legacy rose to the number one spot on a whole lot of polls. Polls like game of the year, best game, most innovative etc. Our man Dave and his mate Ricky have…

Digital Coin Forge - Kickstarter

Digital Coin Forge – Make Your Own Game Coins! Just a quickie today to let you know Aussie tile maestro Kris – from The Game Tile Warehouse – is back on Kickstarter with his latest project. This time it’s all about coins! The Digital Coin Forge brings gamers a digital coin forge…

Asmodee adding more digital games - News

Digital Colt Express, Spot it! Dobble Challenges, Mysterium and Potion Explosion inbound Like a little digital gaming mixed in with all that cardboard? Asmodee are bringing a few choice games to the digital platform in December and early 2017, including Colt Express, Spot it! Dobble Challenges, Mysterium and Potion Explosion,…

Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu impressions - Video

Pansemic: Reign of Cthulhu Out of the Box Video Episode In the latest 'Out of the Box' episode, Angela takes a look at newly acquired game Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu. How close is it to the regular Pandemic? What similarities are there to the regular Pandemic. Is it worth buying…

Crowd Funding 101 My Story - Article

Crowd Funding – A Board Gamer’s Story Several years ago, I heard of Kickstarter. I would peruse the website with sparkles in my eyes as I read of the strange and amazing ideas these creative people had. However, I was disheartened to realise that they had no affiliation with Australia…

Pokémon Go and Board Gaming – Article

Board Gaming and Pokemon Go! If you’re alive you’ll know what “Pokemon Go” is, love it, hate it or somewhere in between, you can’t help but admit how well the masses have taken to it. Of my main tabletop game group – age ranges 25-66 – everyone is playing…