Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

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

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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Board Game Review: NMBR 9

NUMBR 9 is a pretty simple game to understand. It's essentially a stacking game, whereby you draw a card from the deck, find the numbered tile in the box that corresponds to...

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Board Game Review: Flick ’em Up – Dead of Winter

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Some time ago we reviewed Flick 'em Up, a cowboy game which revolved around you flicking counters across the table in order to take out cowboys, complete missions and generally be a...

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Board Game Review: Tiny Epic Quest

Tiny Epic Quest is another in the line of Tiny Epic games, the likes of which we've reviewed previously when we took a look at the very cool (but unnecessarily small) Tiny...

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Board Game Review: Codenames Duet

We like Codenames. In fact, having already played both games in the Codenames series, it's sitting right up near the top of our favourite games thanks to its brilliantly simple rules, but...

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Board Game Review: Tiny Epic Galaxies

Most board games nowadays aren't exactly what you'd call portable. If you want a strategic, multiplayer game you're looking at a pretty chunky box which probably weighs a bit and doesn't lend...

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Review: Legendary X-Men

For my first game of this new Legendary expansion pack, I just dove in without really reading up on anything. I picked the mastermind with the lowest hit points (Mojo) thinking that...

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Review: Joking Hazard

I'm going to come right out and say this before anything else: Joking Hazard is a lot like Cards Against Humanity. If you've played that and hated it for its puerile humour,...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Lumen Fidei

So another new mission drops for the awesome T.I.M.E Stories, bringing with it a whole new period in time, whisking us back to Spain in 1419 in order to retrieve a mystical...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride Germany

With Ticket to Ride heading off all over the place, as well as taking the the waters in the recent Rails and Sails version, it's easy to imagine there being a Ticket...

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Board Game Review: Catch the Moon

We cover a fair few tabletop games nowadays, and have seen a lot of games which took a long time to get the hang of because of their complex rules, tricky to...

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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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