orleans review

Orleans review

A deep and immersive Euro game, with an easy and intuitive to learn rule set? You’ve got to be joking! But wait, what’s that I hear? The sound of milk being churned for butter and silk being spun for brocade? That’s right, if you haven’t guessed, Orleans fits the bill! Orleans is set in medieval […]

best travel board games

Best travel board games

Best Travel Board Games Travel can be difficult, between the time in actual transit to sitting in airports or waiting areas there is a lot of lost time, especially for gaming. There is also limited space to play, so we are going to look at some of the best travel board games, those that can […]

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Mistakes in Gloomhaven

We have written a bit on Gloomhaven in the past, mainly due to it being so popular, but we thought that Mistakes in Gloomhaven was probably another good addition to the current articles that we have written. The rules are pretty easy to follow for Gloomhaven, however due to the sheer amount of them there […]

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Interview with Steve Jackson

This week I got a chance to have an interview with Steve Jackson, of Steve Jackson Games, and seriously him and his team are some of the coolest people that I have come across in the industry, not only did they provide me their time for the interview, but they also dropped me a snippet […]

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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 […]

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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 […]