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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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 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 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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GameSpot – Bézier Games

With Christmas looming on the horizon, we’re getting back to our GameSpot articles, looking at the offerings of a particular games company. This time we’re looking at Bézier Games!   Bézier Games is an American manufacturer and publisher of board games and card games, started in 2006 by Ted Alspach with the game Start Player. Since then Bézier Games has … Continue reading

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It’s Only A Model! Part 1: Planning

Simon is back with a how-to guide to making your own miniatures gaming scenery! There’s an awful lot of great stuff available to buy out there, but what if none of it is quite what you’re looking for? Well, you can always make your own! Not sure where to start? Simon’s here to help: ********************** So if you are an … 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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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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GameSpot: Alderac Entertainment Group

Hello gamers! Today we’re beginning a new blog feature called GameSpot, where we take a look at one gaming company and the games they provide. Since there are many companies out there all bringing us great games, we couldn’t choose a favourite to start off with, so we’re starting alphabetically, with Alderac Entertainment Group! Alderac Entertainment Group, or AEG as … Continue reading

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Solo Play Board Games

You’ve got a new board game, you’re dying to try it out, but none of your friends can come round for a game night for another week! Or maybe you’re home alone and there’s a power cut, or you just don’t feel like turning on the tv or the computer. What do you do? Why not play a board game … Continue reading

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