boardgames for christmas

What did I actually play over Christmas

Family board games are a funny thing. You can have the best of intentions with the games that you pick and then it all flies out the window. So I thought that I would revisit last month’s Christmas Games and see what I actually got played. From the previous post I am surprised to say […]

nusfjord review

Nusfjord Review

Designer: Uwe Rosenburg Players: 1-5 Ages: Publisher: 12+ Playtime: 20-100 mins Context of review: The copy of Nusfjord is the reviewers own. Review has been written after playing 6 solo games and 3 games at the 2 player count.  Surely building your fishing fleet for a sleepy Norwegian village couldn’t provide too much excitement, could it? […]

Kickstarter of the Week: Glen More II: Chronicles

Often a game will release expansions or 2nd editions of rulebooks in order to fix anything that was lacking in the base game, but not the folks at Funtails. In reviewing the already solid 2010 release of Glen More, the team decided that there were a few things that would be changed, so they went […]

Kickstarter of the Week

There is plenty of competition out there at the moment, but it does have to come down to a single game for the week and this week it goes to a company who I love and who has consistently released awesome content. Paladins of the West Kingdom – The next in the West Kingdom series […]

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 […]

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 […]