Monthly Archives: June 2016

X Wing: Veterans Day!

With the release of Imperial Veterans finally arriving last week, X Wing players the world over are delighting in their new ships and cards! TO Harrison Sharp is of course no different, and is sharing with us his thoughts on the additions to the game. *********************************************** It’s finally upon us! FFG’s latest release to give some love to some to … Continue reading

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TCGs and Computer Games – How Do They Measure Up?

Comparing the Big Three Trading Card Games, or TCGs, are a huge part of the tabletop gaming hobby, with dozens of TCGs available to choose from, popular with young and old gamers alike. People grow up playing their chosen TCG, and they return to it again and again; people collect the cards in the same way football stickers are collected, … Continue reading

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GameSpot: Atlas Games

Atlas Games is an American publisher of award-winning card games, board games, and RPG books. Since 1990, they’ve delivered some of the most fun and well respected games in the tabletop gaming industry. While they’ve produced loads of original and inventive games, their big two are Gloom and Once Upon a Time: In Gloom your goal is sad, but simple: … Continue reading

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X Wing: On Cloud 9!

TO Harrison Sharp has been examining the Wave 9 announcement in great detail, and now brings us his detailed review of what we expect to see coming our way at the end of the year. Read on to get all the information and speculation on the latest ships to be lined up for X Wing! ********************************** Greetings Holonet! Your resident … Continue reading

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STAR WARS X WING WAVE 9 – PRE-ORDERS ARE ON THE SITE NOW!

In case you missed it on our social media pages or in our newsletter, here’s a quick heads-up for you X Wing fans: Wave 9 is on the site for pre-order! The ships are due for release in the third quarter of 2016 – usual FFG caveats apply of course! (If you’re new to X Wing, Fantasy Flight Games are … Continue reading

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GameSpot: Ares Games

Ares Games are an Italian board game publisher established in 2011, with the aim to create quality hobby products for an international audience. They are best known for the award-winning War of the Ring board game, and the Wings of Glory and Sails of Glory miniatures games. Here’s a rundown of those games: Wings of Glory Wings of Glory is … Continue reading

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Essential Accessories for Tabletop Gaming

Accessories – they’re just money-spinners, right? Add-on sales designed to part you with your hard earned cash, nothing more. You don’t need them; the games would be just as much fun without them, right? Well, yes and no. The games will still be fun, of course, but many accessories actually do provide a level of comfort or convenience that makes … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo 2016 – We Were There!

We had a great time at the UK Games Expo in Birmingham this year, meeting all you lovely people and sending you off with gorgeous new games! We’re back now, and trying to sort through the aftermath – getting things back on the site and working through the backlog of messages – and re returning to normality after what really … Continue reading

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GameSpot: Arcane Wonders

Arcane Wonders haven’t got a huge catalogue of games to their name, but that’s kind of their point. They dedicate themselves to producing only a few games each year, but really working hard to make sure those few games are of the highest quality they can make them. As a result, Arcane Wonders games are stunning to look at and … Continue reading

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How to Create a Great RPG Character

If you’re not an experienced tabletop roleplayer, or if you’re jumping into a system that is new for you, it can be a pretty daunting experience. Just looking at a fresh, empty character sheet can be enough to give you a headache, never mind playing the actual game! All those numbers, all those different boxes – it’s like some secret … Continue reading

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