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Best Podcasts for Boardgames

There are more and more podcasts out there every week seemingly on the topic of board, tabletop and role playing games, so we thought that we would round up some of our favourites: Shut Up and Sit Down – Three guys who run the Shut Up and Sit Down website and have a passion from […]

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Kickstarter of the week 27th July

Back again with Kickstarters of the week after a week off and there is some great stuff out there at the moment, but after the last few weeks of ‘bigger is better’ and the problem with Kickstarter and scams, I decided that we would take a bit of a different approach to this. What we […]

Gloomhaven Australia

Gloomhaven Storage Australia

Gloomhaven has just arrived and I have been trying to work out how to best organise it to get the best use possible out of it. Now there are some inserts like Broken Token and Etsy editions which run to the $80 plus mark and that isn’t including the shipping which doubles (or more) the […]

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How to avoid a Kickstarter Scam

In the last few weeks there have been some issues noted with Kickstarter and scams on the website, especially with the Overturn: Rising Sands saga. In seeing this, we wanted to look at some of the ways in which you can avoid a Kickstarter that is unlikely to fulfil, poorly thought out, or just a […]

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Best Games of 2014

This week we are looking at the best board games from 2014 and there, as always, are some great entries to the game library from this year. Orleans – Orleans is one of those Euros with old school art that isn’t much to look at, but this game is just so good. It is a bag building […]

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Trouble afoot on Kickstarter..

Kickstarter is a fantastic avenue for the sharing of new ideas and the creation of new board games. From small indy publishers all the way through to big publishers like CMON, Kickstarter seems to be the way to get a game out at the moment. Some of the biggest successes of the past few years […]

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Kickstarters of the Week 13 July

Well there was a lot more excitement on Kickstarter this week than there was last. Rurik: Dawn of Kiev – In the words of Missy Elliot, if CMON went big with their prices, Piecekeeper Games put their thing down flipped it and reversed it. They have released a great looking miniatures game that is less than […]

Great Western Trail review Australia

Great Western Trail Review

Several years have passed since Great Western Trail was released and I had managed to not play it since then, partly because I have been playing other things, but also partly because I had tried to avoid it a little bit lame, especially with the box art. I thought that this was some sort of […]

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Kickstarter of the Week 6 July

Ooof.. What a week it has been in the world of Kickstarter..I really think we are starting to hit peak Kickstarter, the point where the well has run dry and that legitimate ventures will have to find another way to get their games published. Honestly, a lot of campaigns are starting to look like scams […]

Interview with Conor McGoey of Gorus Maximus

This week I got in contact with Conor McGoey of Inside Up Games to talk about their most recent Kickstarter – Gorus Maximus. The new Kickstarter really caught my eye for a few reasons – 1. The art on the cards is great and doesn’t shy away from some stylised gore 2. It is a […]