Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

Review: K2 Broad Peak Expansion

A few days ago we reviewed K2, a mountain climbing game with some very tense moments of gameplay as you made your way up and down the infamous K2 mountain. But as...

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Double Review: Arcadia Quest Expansions: Pets & Chaos Dragon

Having reviewed Arcadia Quest Inferno recently, we were also lucky enough to take a look at a couple of new expansions for the base games. So right here we have a double...

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Board Game Review: K2

I've never tried it, but by all accounts climbing a mountain is pretty tough going. It looks quite tricky to be fair, and there are more than enough stories of people becoming...

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Board Game Review: Arcadia Quest Inferno

The original Arcadia Quest was a well received and popular game with some fantastic miniatures, plenty of quests to complete and lots of ways to approach each game that you played. You...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic: Iberia

The Pandemic games have been pretty successful so far, and with good reason. A series of tricky but not unfair co-op games, the original had you trying to cure four deseases which...

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Board Game Review: Unfair

How far are you willing to go to win? Are you the kind of person who just concentrates on their own game, doing all you can to build up a score than...

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Board Game Review: Tsuro of the Seas

The original Tsuro was a beautiful, elegant and simple game which involved placing tiles to move your stone around the board in the hope of being the last one standing. As tiles...

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Board Game Review: Carcassonne Winter Edition

A while back we reviewed Carcassonne, a beautiful and simple game which would easily appeal to both seasoned board gamers and those new to the hobby. The rules were highly accessible to...

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Board Game Review: Tak

Tak describes itself as a "beautiful game", which is a pretty bold statement to stick on the front of your box. And yet through a combination of wooden playing pieces and a...

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Board Game Review: Plague Inc

Plague Inc has been an enormous success on mobiles and tablets, downloaded over 80 million times and evolving (pardon the pun) into the go-to game when it comes to trying to wipe...

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Review: Unlock!

Unlock is the latest game from Space Cowboys, the same developers who came up with the excellent, but largely non-replayable TIME Stories and its various scenarios. Using nothing more than a deck...

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Board Game Review: Lords of Vegas

As a game Lords of Vegas is a study of perfect thematic design, bringing together several elements of Las Vegas into a single board game which will have players swearing, whooping and...

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Review: Kodama: The Tree Spirits

Who’d have thought you’d be able to make a game out of growing trees? It certainly sounds like a tall order, but after a couple of games of Kodama it quickly becomes...

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Board Game Review: Doom

Yep you read that title right, we're taking a look at the board game based on id Software's timeless classic Doom, a game which had a very splendid reboot lately and continues...

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Board Game Review: Codinca

Those of you who read our reviews regularly might think that a game whereby you turn tiles over to make specific patterns sounds strangely familiar. Well, you’d be right – you only...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Expedition Endurance

It's 1914, and we're trying to figure out just what has happened to the crew on board the Endurance during its journey through Antarctica. Your mission is an odd one - you're...

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Board Game Review: Clacks

"Oh my god, you need to use your brain..." - never try to teach someone to play Clacks when they've already had a bottle of wine to themselves. Clacks is, after all,...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride First Journey

Ticket to Ride holds something of a cult status in our household, solely down to my 4 year old and his love for all things train related. But with both of our...

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Board Game Review: Beyond Baker Street

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I first spotted Beyond Baker Street at UKGE, and as I watched a couple of people playing a game it took me a while to work out what looked odd. Then it...

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