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Board Game Review: Escape the Dark Castle

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There's a lot to be said for atmosphere in games. Sometimes it can turn a good game into a great game, making a fun evening into one where you're engrossed and don't...

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Aperion Cyberstorm Out This Week on Switch, and Looks Crazy

As a UK based site we're always looking for ways to give smaller UK developers a boost, so this is one we thought you guys might like to take a look at...

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Board Game Review: Quest for the Antidote

I've been poisoned. Bugger. Luckily, help is at hand. A nearby apothecary can make an antidote just as long as I can find all of the ingredients and get them back to...

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Board Game Review: Star Saga

Being a bit inexperienced with the dungeon crawling scene I wasn't too sure what to expect from Star Saga. Sure, it had some nice minis that made me wish I was good...

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Review: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Yeah I know, it's a review that's taken a long time coming, but there's good reason. Like Driveclub a few years back, Battlefront 2 was crippled on release by a swarm of...

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Review: Unlock! Mystery Adventures

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A few months ago we reviewed Unlock! - a card-based escape room game which contained three very cool one-time-only games of puzzle solving and deduction. The idea behind it was brilliant, using...

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Board Game Review: Civilization: A New Dawn

If there's one thing we love to play here at TGR, it's board games that have a crossover into the world of video games. Indeed, it was the Portal board game way...

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Board Game Review: Charterstone

Before playing Charterstone I hadn't played a legacy game before; that is, a game which evolves and has you permanently changing parts of the game by destroying certain elements, sticking things onto...

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Review: T.I.M.E. Stories: Estrella Drive

The scenarios for TIME Stories are starting to pile up a bit now, and as one of our favourite games from the past couple of years we're always excited to get our...

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Board Game Review: Azul

If you’ve ever tiled a bathroom or kitchen, you’ll probably appreciate that it’s not really the most fun activity you could carry out, so when Azul arrived with its basic premise of...

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Review: The Game of THINGS

Ever wanted to make people read something out loud that you know for a fact will embarrass them or make them feel awkward? Now's your chance: The Game of THINGS tests your...

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Playstation Store Highlights for This Week

In case all of the amazing recent releases aren't enough for you, there's a fair few new titles on the PSN store this week, and Playstation Access have taken a look at...

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Review: Destiny 2

The first Destiny got a bit of a rough ride in terms of reviews. Between a dodgy storyline and endless "go here, press this, fight off bad guys for a while" loops...

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Board Game Review: The Networks

Who hasn't had a moan about the TV listings at some point? There's only so many repeats of Top Gear you can watch on Dave before switching off and reducing yourself to...

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Board Game Review: Moonquake Escape

If I was on the moon I reckon I’d want to escape. There’s not much to do up there. The aliens in Moonquake Escape seem to agree, and with you at the...

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Board Game Review: Junk Art

There’s a surprising amount of fun to be had by piling stuff up on top of other stuff, forming interesting structures and hoping it doesn’t fall down on you. Why else would...

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Review: This War of Mine: The Board Game

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There are a lot of war based board games, but when you look and analyse them they tend to follow the same route: you're trying to complete an objective. It might be...

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Board Game Review: Captain Sonar

It's taken a while to get this review done, but that's because it really needs 8 players to be at its best, and getting 8 players together at the same time isn't...

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Board Game Review: Near and Far

It might be weird, but one of the first things I do when I get hold of a new board game is to inspect the board itself. I love to see where...

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