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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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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Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition – The First Adventure!

So I’m a big Lovecraft fan, and any time they bring out a new Lovecraft board game I get excited! Given how much I loved Arkham Horror and Eldritch Horror, I felt it was a safe bet that I’d enjoy Mansions of Madness, but the Keeper role always put me off – I’m just not a big fan of games … Continue reading

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Magic: The Call of Emrakul – Eldritch Moon and the Cthulhu Mythos (Part 3)

We now reach the final part of Tracey’s article looking at the Lovecraftian influences in the latest Magic: the Gathering set, Eldritch Moon. For those of you intrepid enough to still be with us, let us waste no more time, but delve back into the mysteries of the Mythos … But remember, spoilers lie ahead! 8– Ancient and Forgotten Cultures … Continue reading

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Magic: The Call of Emrakul – Eldritch Moon and the Cthulhu Mythos (Part 2)

Join us again for an exploration of the Lovecraftian inspirations and themes inside the latest Magic: the Gathering set, Eldritch Moon: 5 – Mutation and the Unnatural “… there was no remnant of any natural life, let alone the beauty and majesty of an angel, in the form of this creature. Its existence defied the natural order of things, violated … Continue reading

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Magic: The Call of Emrakul – Eldritch Moon and the Cthulhu Mythos (Part 1)

Tracey brings us the first in a set of three articles exploring the Lovecraftian themes in Magic: the Gathering’s latest set, Eldritch Moon. Be warned- there are spoilers ahead, both for the Eldritch Moon story and for Lovecraft’s work! Now – are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin … HP Lovecraft may not have been all that successful in his … 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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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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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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We Play: Call of Cthulhu: The Haunting (Part 2)

We rejoin the party, trapped inside a haunted house with a ghoulish figure outside, trying to break in. Will they escape the creature? Will they defeat it? Is it even real? Warning: This is a horror game, aimed at adults, and should be read with that in mind. If you’re squeamish, nervous, or very young, don’t read! (TL:DR – It’s … Continue reading

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