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Ex-Libris Review

Seems that recently I have been fanboying over Renegade Games releases, with the love of Raider of the North Sea and now Ex Libris , designed by Adam P. McIver. I played this at a games night, everyone else had sat down at tables that were far more complex games and I just wasn’t up […]

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Scythe: The Rise of Fenris

The hype has been building for a little while now, and it is finally the day where Stonemaier Games have released The Rise of Fenris for pre-order. This is the last expansion which is planned for Scythe and is an 8 game campaign that can be used with the base set and the current expansions […]

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Scythe Review

Scythe may have been out a while now, but it has won the hearts of a lot of people and still sits in the top of many reviewers lists, so what is it about Scythe that sets it apart? I come from a background of Warhammer 40k and Necromunda (a looong time ago), so miniatures […]

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Kickstarters of the week 25 May

This week there are over 15,000 tabletop game Kickstarters live on the site, and this number grew even while writing this short article.  Here are our picks of the week: 1347: The Black Plague  – a bidding game that sees you trying to manage the outbreak of the Black Plague. A different theme is what […]

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Clank! In! Space! Apocalypse!

Renegade Games, makers of some of the best new games on the market (check out Raiders of the North sea review here) have announced an expansion for Clank! In! Space! called Apocalypse! The expansion is designed by Paul Dennen (of the original Clank!) and will be released in August of this year, hopefully hitting shelves […]

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Azul Review

Azul has been the talk of the town for a little while now, with plenty of convention activity in the States especially with the Giant Azul copies that we see plenty of photos of. So it was time for me to get a copy and see what all the fuss is about. I picked my […]

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Best of 2011

Strange to think that 2011 was already 7 years ago, especially with some of the games on this list that are now must have for the modern board game scene. So without further ado, here is the list of our best games from 2011. Castles of Burgundy – can this Stefan Feld game be overlooked […]

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Giant Azul

After many months of annoying the folks at Plan B/Next Move games, they have finally released a run of their Giant Azul game. This is the one that you probably see in a lot of convention footage and is around 200% the size of the original and comes with it’s own suitcase to carry it […]

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Kickstarters of the Week

Again, so many games hit Kickstarter on a weekly basis that it is hard to cut it down to just a few, so we have made our best efforts to whittle down the best of and most interesting projects. Imaginarium – This is the new game from Bruno Cathala (and Florian Sirieix) which has also […]

Boardgaming without breaking the bank

Gaming, like any hobby, can have a tendency to get away on you when it comes to finances. One day you are browsing a games store and pick up an entry level game, the next you are waiting to snipe your 15th copy of Munchkin on ebay, your house now filled with boardgames and the […]