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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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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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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Tips to Get Your Friends Into Tabletop Gaming

You know how it is – you have a great new game that you’re dying to play, but you don’t have enough friends who are into tabletop gaming to really give it the number of players it deserves. But when you try to get your friends into gaming, they respond with scorn or confusion. Because board games are either for … 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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10 Family Games for Christmas

Ah, Christmas – that time of year when families come together to exchange presents, eat far too much food, and fall asleep in front of the tv. But if you don’t fancy dozing off to the sound of Eastenders or the Queen’s Speech this year, why not get yourself a board game and engage your siblings in something a little … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Attack – The Games We Used to Play

Recently, I was playing a game with some of the older members of my family (Betrayal at House on the Hill, if you’re wondering), and they were quite mystified at the complexity of it. “I remember when games were just a board, some tokens and and some dice!” they said mournfully, and it got me thinking. There are so many amazing … Continue reading

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