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Tiny Towns - Box Front

Tiny Towns

I picked up Tiny Towns about a month ago knowing nothing about it other than people seemed to think it was good. Since then it has been hands down my most played game of...
Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth

Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth

I fell in love with Fantasy Flight’s Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed when I first ran the companion app. It made so many aspects of gaming (setting up, keeping track of monster health, random...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Batman - Gotham City Chronicles

Batman: Gotham City Chronicles

Batman is one of those IPs that always attracts lots of attention (I’m a big fan myself). This was borne out by the Kickstarter from Monolith last year that raised a whopping $4.4 million....
Heroes of Terrinoth

Heroes of Terrinoth

I’m a big fan of co-op games, particularly if they’re thematic and provide a sense of adventure. So when I heard about a new game from Fantasy Flight set in the Descent universe, I...
Money

Should Reviewers Be Paid?

Last week we talked about the difference between previews and reviews, and what place opinions have. This week we’re looking at another hot potato: money. Just to be up-front before we start, I am...
UBOOT Large

UBOOT

Captain Sonar is one of my favourite games. I love team games and the idea of sailing around in a submarine and trying to blow up the enemy’s submarine really appeals. It’s very light-hearted...