First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express - News

First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express game Z-Man Games is set to release train themed game “First Class: A Journey On The Orient Express” in the US and Canada in time for Christmas. The game originally released in Germany a few months ago and it’s expected to…

Pandemic: The Cure Experimental Meds - News

Pandemic The Cure Experimental Meds expansion announced As a Pandemic fan I can’t get enough of Pandemic games, so it’s with great joy that Z-Man Games has announced a new expansion for Pandemic: The Cure. This is the first expansion for the dice driven incarnation of the Pandemic…

Pandemic: The Cure - TL;DR Game Review

Pandemic: The Cure dice game – TL;DR Review The overall premise of “Pandemic: The Cure” is simple enough, you and the others players are agents of the CDC (Centre for Disease Control in Atlanta). You must work together to cure four types of disease that have broken…

Pandemic Legacy - Story Board

Story Board Episode One – The Pandemic Legacy Experience Welcome to the first ‘episode’ of Story Board, a new semi regular article series that looks at board game stories within actual games, or stories related to / about board games. This first outing is going to look at “Pandemic Legacy” and will…

The True Value of a Board Game

The True Value of a Board Game I was trying to convince my friend why Pandemic Legacy would be a good game to buy. He was concerned that the game was limited to the number of plays and thought the investment would be a waste of money. To me it…

Pandemic Iberia releasing Q3

Pandemic Iberia – Pandemic on the Iberian Peninsula There’s no stopping the “Pandemic” game machine, as it trundles forth with yet another upcoming release, this time with “Pandemic Iberia”. Here’s the upshot from the publisher: Welcome to the Iberian Peninsula! Set in 1848, Pandemic Iberia asks you to take…

Blueprints, Board Games and Coffee

When board games bring strangers together, a wee story… On the weekend we heard a lovely story from one of the team. She had taken Z-Man Games “Blueprints” to a local coffee store (a Zarraffa’s store for those wondering) for a morning…

Merchants & Marauders: Broadsides

Merchants & Marauders Broadsides hitting Gen Con Gen Con is getting closer, which means more and more games are being announced for release there, including the latest one from Josh Cappel and Z-Man Games, that game is “Broadsides” a new Merchants & Marauders set game. Set in the Merchants &…

Game News of the Week Mar 28 – April 3 Roundup

Tabletop / board game news of the week! Another week slips deflty by board game fans and here we are with all the other tabletop game news we didn’t get to cover as featured news posts. Oh and we don’t do April Fool’s posts because.. despite being Aussies,…

Game News of the Week Mar 21 – Mar 27 Roundup

Tabletop / board game news of the week! Another week in the life of tabletop gaming. We’ve got some board game news, some card game news and some Kickstarter news, even on Good Friday! Aren’t we committed?… Or maybe should be committed… What’s that straitjacket for… playthrough of…