Stone Age Gameplay

Board Game Arena

With the current coronavirus outbreak, many of us are looking to find ways to connect with others online and, of course, what could be better than playing boardgames! There are several ways to play...

Europe Divided

Europe Divided vs. Twilight Struggle

Last week we looked at Watergate, a shorter, simplified version of the classic two-player political game Twilight Struggle, which is based around the Watergate scandal. This week, we’re looking at another game that has...

Watergate

Watergate vs. Twilight Struggle

Twilight Struggle has been a favourite of mine for many years. It simulates the Cold War struggle so well. Apart from having lots of historically accurate theme, it constantly has you second guessing what...

Tainted Grail

Tainted Grail

Tainted Grail was one of my Top 10 Anticipated Games of 2019 and it didn’t disappoint. Within a few short weeks of playing it at every opportunity, it catapulted itself into my Top 10...

Cloudspire

Cloudspire

Too Many Bones is one of my all-time favourite games. When I learnt that Chip Theory Games (CTG – the publisher) was Kickstarting a big-box MOBA-style tower-defence game, I was all over it. CTG’s...

Lords of Hellas

Why Do Kickstarters Feature So Heavily In My Top 10?

I recently published my Top 10 Games of All Time (as of the end of 2019). All but one of them were Kickstarters. I was astonished when I realised. I knew Kickstarters were some...

Tainted Grail - Knights

Jonathan Hicks’s Top 10 Games of All Time – Part 2

Last week, I started going through my Top 10 Games of All Time – numbers 10 through 6. This week, it’s the top 5! As before, you can watch us discussing the entries on...

Arena: The Contest

Jonathan Hicks’s Top 10 Games of All Time – Part 1

I compile a list of my Top 30 games of all time for the Boardgame Opinions channel every year. I play a lot of new games and I find that there are enough changes...

The Dell House

DellCon

I’m away this weekend at a rather unusual convention called DellCon. It’s hosted by the UK’s first boardgame B&B: The Dell House. Located in the Malvern Hills, which is designated as an “Area of...

Mystery House

Mystery House

What? A new style of escape-the-room game, you say? Count me in! I first saw people playing Mystery House at Essen 2019 and it looks remarkable. A group of people holding up a 3D...