Board Games

Scythe Review – Strategic Turn Based Brilliance

Scythe Review – Strategic Turn Based Brilliance

Scythe is an engine building board game from Stonemaier Games. Set in an alternative history styled 1920s the game takes place after a great war, leaving mechs in the hands of factions trying to claim fortunes for themselves. Jamey... Read More »

Crowdfunding Corner – 13th June 2017

Crowdfunding Corner – 13th June 2017

Welcome to Crowdfunding Corner. This time around we have three interesting looking board games to highlight from Kickstarter. These represent projects which have personally got me interested and from the backer numbers, and pledge totals, a lot of others... Read More »

Mysterium Review – Mystery, Murder & Laughs!

Mysterium Review – Mystery, Murder & Laughs!

Have you ever wondered how a murder victim may communicate to solve the crime? Travel back in time to the 1920s, where a gathering of clairvoyants is occurring for an extraordinary séance. The clairvoyants have only seven hours with... Read More »

Critters Below Preview – Now On Kickstarter!

Critters Below Preview – Now On Kickstarter!

We recently had the opportunity to try out Critters Below, the brand-new card game from Antler Games. You may have heard of them as they were the team behind the successful board game Saltlands. Returning to Kickstarter, Antler Games... Read More »

Paperback Review – A Novel Word Creation Game

Paperback Review – A Novel Word Creation Game

Paperback sees a group of budding writers trying to complete brilliant works of fiction to earn money and fame. The card game is a unique combination of deck building mechanics and word creation, from the talented creator Tim Fowers.... Read More »

Crowdfunding Corner – 31st May 2017

Crowdfunding Corner – 31st May 2017

Welcome to Crowdfunding Corner. This time around we have three on-going projects to highlight for you across video games and board games. These represent projects which have personally got me interested and from the backer numbers, and pledge totals,... Read More »

Bloodborne The Card Game Review – Backstabbing In The Chalice Dungeons

Bloodborne The Card Game Review – Backstabbing In The Chalice Dungeons

Bloodborne started out as a PlayStation 4 exclusive and despite not hitting other video game platforms is now available in a rather different medium, as a card game. Well known board game designer Eric M. Lang has got his... Read More »

Blood Rage Review – Secured Its Place In Valhalla

Blood Rage Review – Secured Its Place In Valhalla

Blood Rage is a board game for 2 – 4 players, designed by Eric M. Lang, where Viking clans battle it out during the end of the world. The game is played over 3 ages. At the start of... Read More »

Zombicide: Wulfsburg Review – Full Of Bark & Bite!

Zombicide: Wulfsburg Review – Full Of Bark & Bite!

Zombicide: Wulfsburg is the canine filled expansion to Zombicide: Black Plague, again drawing players into the medieval zombie filled setting. Wulfsburg adds in a range of content including zombie Wolfz, a huge and deadly Wolfbomination, 4 new would be... Read More »

Star Wars: Destiny Review – An Out Of This Galaxy Dice & Card Game

Star Wars: Destiny Review – An Out Of This Galaxy Dice & Card Game

Star Wars: Destiny is a game that combines card drafting and dice rolling, all set in the world-famous franchise’s universe. The game is a 2-player battle to the death, good versus evil, with a range of iconic characters ready... Read More »

Zombie Tower 3D – A Unique Zombie Survival Game

Zombie Tower 3D – A Unique Zombie Survival Game

Zombie Tower 3D is a semi-cooperative board game where players must work together to escape the tower they are trapped in. There are two ways to escape by helicopter or via a secret tunnel and which the players choose... Read More »

Jaipur Review – Fast, Simple & Camels!

Jaipur Review – Fast, Simple & Camels!

Jaipur is a simplistic buying and selling game for 2 players, with a push your luck element. The game sees players taking up the roles of hopeful market traders. These traders drop camels off at market, obtain and sell... Read More »

Planetarium Review – Orbiting Awesomeness

Planetarium Review – Orbiting Awesomeness

Planetarium is a board game based upon the start of a new solar system, which was fully funded on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. The game sees 2-4 players controlling the matter and planets of the system as they orbit... Read More »

Yamatai Review – Vibrate But Complex

Yamatai Review – Vibrate But Complex

Yamatai is an extremely vibrate board game from Days of Wonder, built for 2 – 4 players. The suggested time for a game is 40 – 80 minutes, however I feel even a game with only 2 players will... Read More »

Zombicide: Black Plague Review – Exhilarating Medieval Zombie Action

Zombicide: Black Plague Review – Exhilarating Medieval Zombie Action

Zombicide: Black Plague is the first foray into a medieval setting for the popular zombie themed franchise. It is a cooperative board game from Cool Mini Or Not, which pits 1-6 players up against a brain desiring zombie horde.... Read More »

Splendor Review – Quick, Simple & Fun

Splendor Review – Quick, Simple & Fun

Splendor is a cross between a card building and resource management game from Space Cowboys and Asmodee. Splendor is for 2-4 players and comes with a suggested time of 30 minutes per game. As the game progresses players will... Read More »

Codenames Review – Teams Make Word Association Awesome

Codenames Review – Teams Make Word Association Awesome

Codenames is based around the unusual concept of frustration equals fun. This team based word association game for 4 – 8 players, where games rarely lasting longer than 20 minutes, is a great example of a party game. What... Read More »

Colt Express Review – A Gem Of A Train Robbery Board Game

Colt Express Review – A Gem Of A Train Robbery Board Game

Straight out of the box you can tell that Colt Express is going to be a different board game experience. Coming with a three-dimensional game board for meeples to move around, along and in, setting the game up will... Read More »

A Board Gaming Essential: Ticket to Ride

A Board Gaming Essential: Ticket to Ride

Looking past the worldwide mainstream board games like Monopoly, Cluedo (Clue) and Risk and you enter a realm of non-mainstream board games. When you delve into this wonderful realm of incredible board games it won’t take long for you... Read More »

Plague Inc: The Board Game Review

Plague Inc: The Board Game Review

Plague Inc: The Board Game is a strategic board game from Ndemic Creations based upon the popular app of the same name. Players for once aim not to save the world but instead kill it off by infection. To... Read More »