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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The Rise of the Miniature!

I love miniatures. It is not unknown for me to purchase a board game chiefly because I love the miniatures in it (Labyrinth), or to buy miniatures from a game just to paint and display (Batman, Guild Ball). I’ve spent hours painting my Mansions of Madness miniatures, I drool over the Malifaux faction boxes (damn, those Neverborn are so cool!), … Continue reading

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X Wing: Does It Come In Black?

It’s been a strange journey from the announcement of X Wing Wave Ten to the release, with it splitting in two around Rogue One and Christmas,  and arriving at different times depending on where you were in the world, but at last, we see the release of the last three Wave Ten ships, the Quadjumper, Sabine’s TIE, and the Upsilon-Class … 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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X Wing: Fly It Like You Stole It!

Harrison Sharp returns with his look at the next offering from X Wing’s Wave 10, Sabine’s TIE Fighter! So Rebels, sit up straight and pay attention, this one’s had a lot of discussion and controversy for basically being an old ship with some new tricks stuck on it, but if it’s  good will it be good enough to redeem 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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X Wing: Backward in coming forward!

X Wing TO Harrison Sharp returns to looking at Wave 10 today, sharing with us his thoughts on the Quadjumper! Since the rest of Wave 10 will probably (hopefully) be with us quite soon, read on to find out what’s included with the ship and how you can play it! ****************************** Greetings galactic holonet; I’ve been staring at the new … Continue reading

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X Wing: Beware of the C-ROC!

X Wing TO Harrison Sharp is interrupting his series of Wave 10 articles to shoehorn in a quick look at the newly announced Epic Play ship, the C-ROC Cruiser! It was announced last week and naturally, everyone got excited! Here’s what he made of the announcement: ************************************************************ Greetings, fellow pilots! If, like me, you always enjoy an evening of Epic Play, … 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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