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10 Games For Busy People

Love gaming, but find you just don’t have the time to commit to those long games of Eldritch Horror or Talisman? Just can’t commit to a full evening of D&D or X Wing? Believe us, we understand! No matter how dedicated you are to your gaming life, unfortunately real life often gets in the way. We have to earn the … Continue reading

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Being a Girl Gamer

I’m a gamer. I love all kinds of games; I’m addicted to puzzle games on my phone, I love gathering around a good board game with friends, I adore tabletop RPGs and Live Action Roleplay, and I’m a huge fan of the Fallout series and Elder Scrolls Online (to name only a couple) on my PC (I never really got … Continue reading

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Board Game Favourites With A Japanese Theme

Cool Mini Or Not are currently busy cooking up a big pot of hype for their upcoming samurai miniatures game, Rising Sun, and its Kickstarter which launches on March 7th. We have been treated to images of gorgeous miniatures (naturally) and some teasing hints at a gameplay that will include politics as much as it will combat – tea ceremonies and … Continue reading

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2017 – Year of the Horror Game? Part 2

Welcome back to our look into the weird and wonderful horror board games that are heading our way this year (you can read part one here)! Is 2017 going to be the Year of the Horror Game for the tabletop? Let’s look at more of the suspects: Fantasy Horror It’s about time we got off of the Lovecraftian games and … Continue reading

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2017 – Year of the Horror Game? Part 1

Recently, Checkpoint published a great article declaring 2017 to be the ‘Year of the Horror Game’. They were talking about computer games, citing some exciting names like Resident Evil 7, Get Even, Agony, Outlast 2, and – one I’m particularly excited about – Call of Cthulhu! We can’t fault their reasoning as far as video games go, but will it … Continue reading

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Our Ten Most Anticipated Games of 2017

Every year, BoardGame Geek run a poll of the most anticipated games of the year ahead, taking in hundreds of nominations and whittling it down to just twenty! The voting for 2017’s games ends this weekend, so head over if you haven’t already and place your votes! We don’t have that much room to cover all the games mentioned in … Continue reading

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Analogue vs Digital: Are These Tabletop Gaming Classics As Fun On-Screen?

We’re happy to welcome a new guest blogger to our pages: Guyblin posts gaming articles on his own page on a regular basis, and from time to time, with his kind permission, we’ll be sharing some of his articles with you! You can check out all his articles at the source here. In today’s article, he’s looking at the recent … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Games of 2016

2016 was a pretty good year for tabletop gaming, even while the world news was turbulent, to say the least! But here in the hobby, we saw D&D hit the forefront of popular culture (or at least get close to it) with shows like Critical Role and Stranger Things; we saw new TCGs appear while Pokémon had a gigantic comeback; … Continue reading

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Christmas List – Stocking Sized Games

Big presents are great. Everyone likes getting a really hefty box, gift-wrapped with their name on the tag. But let’s face it – they can’t always be big ones! Sometimes you need to give something smaller, whether it’s because you’re keeping to a budget for a Secret Santa or you’re looking to fill up a stocking. And Christmas shopping can … Continue reading

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The Case of the Challenged Challengers: Part 2

Last time we left Bassim El-Wakil and his Watson, Stew Cork, about to face off against a real police detective over a game of Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective. The coffee has been brewed, the case has been perused, and the two teams are settled in different rooms. How will they do? Read on to find out … **************************** While Detective … Continue reading

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