Star Wars: Outer Rim

Star Wars: Outer Rim

When Fantasy Flight acquire a licence, they sure make the most of it! In this case, the Star Wars games just keep coming and coming. From RPGs to war games to LCGs, Fantasy Flight...

Scrabble

Why are educational games so bad?

A couple of days ago I took part in a playtesting event in which we were playing a prototype social-enterprise game. The stated objective of the game was to inspire people to run their...

One vs Many

One vs Many

I’ve played a slew of one-vs-many games recently, from comic-strip mayhem (Batman: Gotham City Chronicles) to Film Noire detective fiction (Detective: City of Angels) to the Cthulhian zombie apocalypse (The Others). I’ve always had...

Detective: City of Angels Box

Detective: City of Angels

There have a been a number of prominent “detective” games to come out over the past year or so, such as Chronicles of Crime and Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game. The latest addition...

Sanctum

Top 10 Games from UKGE 2019 – Part 2

We covered the bottom half of the list last week, so it’s time for the Top 5. Which games from the UK Games Expo 2019 did we enjoy the most? Let’s get into it…

Villagers Tableau

Top 10 Games from UKGE 2019 – Part 1

A couple of weeks ago, I shared my Top 10 Anticipated Games from UKGE 2019. Well, we went to the UK Games Expo in Birmingham last weekend, and we played loads of games. Which...

Exit Games

Top 10 Anticipated Games at UKGE 2019

The UK Games Expo is our favourite convention.  We go every year and film loads of videos of upcoming games.  Each year, before we go, we use the Tabletop Together Tool to prioritise the...

Unlock: Heroic Adventures

Unlock: Heroic Adventures

*Spoiler Free* Steve always messages me as soon as the latest Unlock or Exit games arrive at the cafe. We quickly book a time and gobble them up like candy! We never have any...

Chess King

Abstract Games Are Elitist

We recently did our Top 5 Abstract Games on the Boardgame Opinions channel. Steve and Amy particularly like abstract games. I’m not as much of a fan, which I’ve been taking a bit of...

Tribalism

Tribalism

Being criticised is never much fun. Many people tend to become defensive when criticised. You’ve worked hard on something and then someone comes along and tells you why they don’t like it. We feel...