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You can’t understand how humble I am!

Making gamers great again. Gaming standards have fallen far too low recently. I used to try to advise other players about how to improve their play, but nowadays the advice I feel most like...

A Game of Games

You win or you lose. Last weekend a terrible thing happened – a friend of mine married someone who does not like Race for the Galaxy. I refer here to the wedding of two...
The Dice Cup

The Dice Cup

The Dice Cup is my local boardgame café.  It is run by three friends of mine (David, Matt and Steve) and I have been a regular attendee ever since it opened.  It is where...
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How to Run a YouTube Channel – Part 2

Last week I talked about why I run a YouTube channel.  I think it’s very important to decide what your motivations for running a channel are before you start.  Apart from anything else, it...
Video Devices

How to Run a YouTube Channel – Part 1

I’ve been running YouTube channels fairly successfully for about four years now.  We’re not talking millions of subscribers or anything, but I’ve been very pleased with the overall number of views/subscribers that the channels...
YouTube

Why I Run a YouTube Channel

I started my first YouTube channel about four years ago.  It was to help students learn Maths (I am a Maths teacher by trade).  A little less than a year ago, I started a...
US Supreme Court Building

Governance

The UK had a General Election yesterday.  It’s the biggest kind of election we have in this country, where people vote on which political party will be in power and, by extension, who the...
Disagreement

Disagreement

Have you ever disagreed about the rules for a game?  Sometimes, consulting the rulebook will resolve the issue, but all too often rulebooks are unclear and the disagreement remains.  What do you do? Disagreements...
Cactus

Prickly People

I play games with a lot of different people.  From people who have never played a boardgame before to hard-core gamers.  From friends, to family, to strangers.  From people I love to people I,...
Twilight Imperium III

Game Days

Last Monday was a bank holiday here in the UK.  Bank holidays, so called because almost everyone – even the banks – get a holiday, happen about half a dozen times a year.  They’re...