Board Gaming Live Streams - Article

Board gamer YouTube Live Streams you should try and catch: There are some great Live streams for board game fans. Some of us catch them weekly, it's a great way to be part of a game, even if you're not the one playing. It's also a great way to see…

Back When We Were Weird - Article

Back When We Were Weird the mainstreaming of geek culture - Article: I’m an older female gamer, I’ve always played games. I was the star player of Space Invaders at the local roller skating rink, the original Atari was my first console, the first tabletop RPG I played…

Unwritten Board Game Rules - Video Article

Unwritten Board Game Rules: We've all got them, a set of rules that you won't find in the rulebook when you buy a game. Our man Dave has a really neat video on this very subject and we think you'll like the rules therein. What unwritten board game rules do…

Star Wars: Legion – The Next Big Thing or Just Another Cash In?

During the most recent GenCon, Fantasy Flight Games dropped a bomb on avid fans wallets. Possibly the most famous Sci-Fi intellectual property in the world right now is getting a full blown tactical miniatures game, Star Wars: Legion. This news is no surprise following the split between Games Workshop (GW)…

Total Recall and Board Game Science Fiction

Total Recall is a classic movie, possibly one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s best films… well, it is certainly up there with Terminator 1 and 2, and Conan, Predator, Commando, The Running Man, Kindergarten Cop, and Twins… fine. I’m a fan and I don’t care who knows it. Anyway,…

Board Game Ban! And I'm OK With That - Article

Are board game bans really that bad? Maybe they're good? I'm going back to the US in October for a conference / holiday, so I'm saving. Downside is I am on a board game ban, no more board games until I hit a board game store on US soil. I've got…

Lesser Known YouTube Board Gamers Channels - Article

Good YouTube Channels for Tabletop Board Gamers: Today we're listing a few board Gaming YouTube channels we think you should check out (subscribe to). We're not listing the Rahdo's, MvsM and Dice Tower types. We're talking about smaller board game channels by people who genuinely love tabletop gaming. Folks you…

Century Spice Road - First Impressions

Century Spice Road tabletop game first impressions I got Century Spice Road today and I've only played it 3 times, so this isn't a review, it's probably even a little light for a first impressions, so it's a first impression of those first impressions. Let's start with the elephant in…

"How Big Do You Think My Shelf Is?" - Written Article

As Kickstarters with kilogrammes worth of plastic become more and more prevalent, many would look towards their wallet as they decide whether or not they should hand over their hard earned cash. Games, especially those from CMON (Zombicide, Massive Darkness, The Others, etc.), with a never ending list of 'stretch…

I'm turning into a gateway gamer - Article

I'm being transmuted into a gateway gamer: I can feel it happening, I'm becoming a full time gateway gamer. I used to play more heavy games, awful though I've always been at them, but now, they're more often than not light to medium weight games. This is because my gamer…