Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

Board Game Review: Magic Maze Kids

Kids versions of games can go one of two ways. Sometimes you get something which has been so watered down that you barely recognise the original, and are left wishing for something...

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Board Game Review: Santorini

Santorini has already become a bit of a hit in the board game community, so much so that it's taken quite some time for us to get our hands on a copy...

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Review: Keyforge

One of the biggest barriers to games like Magic The Gathering (the original collectible card game), is the very nature of the game itself. With you building your own decks from random...

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Tabletop Review: X-Wing 2nd Edition

The snappily titled “X-Wing The Miniatures Game” was launched by Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) in 2012, and immediately caught the attention of the tabletop gaming market. A combination of the Star Wars...

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Review: Maki Stack

Stacking games are becoming ever more common, so coming up with an idea that keeps a game fresh is, I imagine, a pretty tough thing to do. Maki Stack aims to try...

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Review: Timeline – Science Museum

Quite some time ago we reviewed Timeline - British History, a card game which has players trying to decide where on an ever-growing timeline one of their event cards fits in. The...

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Board Game Review: When in Rome

What if you didn't need a rulebook to play a game? What if you had an AI that was able to teach you how to play, keep track of what needs keeping...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Brotherhood of the Coast

Well now, T.I.M.E Stories just got interesting again. After a few up and down expansions for T.I.M.E Stories, Brotherhood of the Coast arrived and has given the goalposts a hefty kick in...

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Review: Dobble Junior

If you're not familiar with Dobble, then there are two possible options: firstly you could take a look through our previous Dobble reviews (which consist of the time-based Chrono version, and...

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Board Game Review: My Little Scythe

Unusually for someone who enjoys board games, I never got round to playing Scythe. Despite it being a huge hit the game slipped through my grasp and I had to make do...

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Review: Potion Explosion & Fifth Ingredient Expansion

I imagine someone, somewhere, has made a Venn diagram showing the number of people who love potions, and those who love explosions. Right in the centre of that diagram would be those...

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Review: Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger

I loved Choose Your Own Adventure books when I was growing up. The idea of a story building up as a result of the choices I made was to exciting and novel...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride New York

It seems like we’re getting a new Ticket to Ride game every month at the moment. Not that this is a bad thing, there’s a good reason why it’s such a popular...

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Review: Who Did It?

We play a lot of games here at TGR. Sometimes we're trading gems to allow us to buy exotic goods, sometimes we're hunting zombies, sometimes we're building strategies over several hours in...

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Review: Lucidity: Six-Sided Nightmares

According to the ever-handy descriptions on BoardGameGeek, Lucidity: Side-Sided Nightmares "takes less than a minute to learn, and 20-30 minutes to play" which sounds pretty great when you've got some last minute...

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Board Game Review: Century: Golem Edition

Century: Spice Road was a game that passed me by, but seemed to have a decent following and was popular enough for more spin off games to appear later down the line....

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Review: Marvel Contest of Champions: Battlerealm

I’m a big fan of Upper Deck’s Marvel Legendary co-operative deckbuilder, and am a recent convert to Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars Destiny - a two player competitive dice and card battler....

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Board Game Review: Black Orchestra

I think we can all agree that Hitler wasn't the nicest of people. So it comes as no surprise that there are so many video games based in World War 2, whether...

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Board Game Review: Robit Riddle

Those familiar with my board game reviews will know I'm always on the lookout for games I can play with my nearly-6-year-old. He and I have spent many an afternoon playing Ticket...

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