Pipeline

Pipeline

Pipeline is a heavy, economic Euro about buying crude oil, refining it in your network of pipes and then selling it at a profit. Sounds simple enough. And yet, Pipeline contrives to have one...

Country House

Holiday Games 2019

I’m on holiday this week. I’ve gone away with a large group of both family and friends and we’re staying in a big house in a picturesque estate out in the country. It’s gorgeous!...

Printer

Printed Materials Guide

If you decide to make your own boardgame, at some point you’re going to need printed materials. These are things like cards, the rulebook and of course the box itself. This is in contrast...

Clash Royale

Clash Royale

Clash Royale is a tower-defence mobile game, but it’s one of the best games I’ve ever played. That includes boardgames, computer games and mobile games. It’s fantastic! Why do I like it so much?...

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...