Ice Breaker Games

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…

Captain Sonar Review

I have been on a party game thing of recently. I even made a video a short while ago exploring my favourite party games to date and promising that after I have done all my reviews I would relook at them and do another top 10… assuming doing so would…

Party Games for Young and Old

There is no magic formula to making a good party game but there are some formulas that get repeated time and time again. Classic game mechanics often get a fresh coat of paint on a new game design and why not? They work. I know it seems snobby but I…

Dave Talks About His Islebound Experience - Video Article

Iselbound board game thoughts and review video: Dave did not expect to have such a bad game of Islebound (how is that even possible? It's a Red Raven Game... right?), but then something happened that turned things around for him. Whew. You can check out Dave's thoughts below.…

Overseers - Written Review

I thought we were pretty much done with deduction games. I was most assuredly confident that drafting games were a stale mechanic. So imagine my surprise when I was presented with Overseer, a drafting and deduction game. Another in a market saturated with drafting and deduction games. Damned if I…

Heads of State: A Retro Review

A strange thing happened the other day. I went to the home of Peter Hawes to play board games. Some of you already get the impact of that statement. That’s because those people know Peter Hawes is the designer of Francis Drake, Triassic Terror, Wars of the Roses: Lancaster…