Category Archives: Other Games

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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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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The Amazing Staying Power of the TCG: Part 2

We’re back again for part two of our article on the reasons why we all love TCGs so much (you can find part one here) that we just won’t let them die! The big three have been around for 20 years and more, and smaller, newer TCGs are popping up all the time – some manage to stick around, some … Continue reading

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The Amazing Staying Power of the TCG: Part 1

Trading Card Games, or TCGs, have been around for donkeys’ years now, and are recently experiencing a massive comeback, thanks in no small part to digital alternatives such as Magic Online and Pokémon Go bringing them back to the forefront of the societal hive mind. After the slump of the mid 2000s, many thought that, other than the big three … 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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KinderPerfect – a new card game for parents – launches in the United Kingdom with Chaos Cards!

KinderPerfect – a new card game for parents – launches in the United Kingdom with Chaos Cards FOLKESTONE, KENT, April 27 /For Immediate Release/ – – U.K parents and parents to be can now enjoy KinderPerfect – a new card game to take the everyday pain of parenthood and turn it into an excuse for mummy juice – through an exclusive … Continue reading

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Panini Euro 2016 Sticker Collections – A Blast From the Past!

I’ve never been the girliest of girls, but nonetheless football has never been my thing. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t remember the kids who would gather in corners of the playground in – well, let’s not say what decade – to swap stickers for whatever latest football album they were trying to complete. Nor am I a stranger to … Continue reading

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The Games Master!

Inspired (probably) by his current role as Games Master of a Call of Cthulhu campaign, our own Simon Bailey has waxed philosophical about the art of running a tabletop roleplay game. Take a read and see if you can pick up any tips for your own games – or maybe you’ve got some tips to add in the comments section … Continue reading

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Collecting Force of Will Cards

Force of Will is an exciting and strategic card game that was created in Japan. It has now become very popular with players in the USA, Canada and all around the world. One of the reasons for the game’s popularity is the fantastic artwork on the cards, but perhaps the sophisticated game system is its major attraction. The “Ruler” is … Continue reading

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We Play: Call of Cthulhu: The Haunting (Part 3)

After a second – and even more disastrous – visit to the house, our party strikes out from the hospital to see what they can find out from a safe distance! The answers start to come out of the woodwork, a picture forms, and vital information is uncovered – but is it too late? Warning: this is a horror game, … Continue reading

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