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...

Camera

Livestreaming

Last week, on the Boardgame Opinions channel, we ran our first livestream. It was Mark’s idea. It seems to be becoming more and more popular. Video gaming seems to be driving it, but there...

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...

Lords of Hellas Minis

Top 5 Dudes-on-a-Map Games

“Dudes on a map” always struck me as a rather odd description for a boardgame genre, but it actually encapsulates the essence of the genre while allowing for the many variations that exist. What...