Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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,...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Beyond Baker Street

1

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...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: New Angeles

I probably shouldn’t admit to this, but do you know what I love to do when playing games? I love to be an absolute git to everyone else involved. Day to day...

READ MORE »

Review: Timeline – British History Edition

Think you know your history? Chances are, as much as you think you know there'll be huge gaps in terms of when something happened, when certain people were born, and when specific...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Mansions of Madness (2nd Edition)

The use of apps within a board game will always be a hotly debated topic among those who play them, and while it's certainly true that they can get in the way...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Pandemic Reign of Cthulhu

1

The current Cthulhu surge is starting to rival that of the zombie, with the multi-tentacled nightmare being the subject of a significant share of games released over the past couple of years....

READ MORE »

Board Game Double Review: Legendary Firefly & Big Trouble in Little China

Recently we've been trying out a couple of new games based on the Legendary deck building system, and if you're a regular reader of our reviews you might find that the Legendary...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Dead of Winter: The Long Night

2

Zombies eh? There are loads of them around if modern culture is to be believed. In fact if the apocalypse  rocks up and it's not led by zombies I reckon most people...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride – Rails and Sails

So here's a weird thing. Having playing Ticket to Ride quite a bit I was really excited about Rails and Sails, and yet having played the latest version a fair bit I...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Splendor

Splendor is, at its most basic, a game about buying cards with gems. The more gems you've got at your disposal the better the cards you can buy; the better the cards...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Codenames Pictures

1

A few months ago we reviewed Codenames, a game which demanded some ingenious ideas and clues if you were going to stand a chance of beating the opposition team. It's a great...

READ MORE »