Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic Reign of Cthulhu

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....

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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...

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Board Game Review: Dead of Winter: The Long Night

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Board Game Review: Codenames Pictures

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...

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Board Game Review: Hit Z Road

The whole zombie thing has been doing the rounds for quite a few years now, and it takes something interesting to stand out from the crowd and prevent a game from falling...

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Board Game Review: Dobble Cars

A few weeks ago we looked at Dobble, a game based around trying to find the common image on two cards at once. It's incredibly easy to learn, but the game itself...

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Board Game Review: Battle of the Bands

"At the age of 12, my life was already starting to turn sour. Family problems and trouble at school meant I needed someone, a new person in my life to drag me...

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Board Game Review: Nefarious

Mad scientists creating bonkers inventions. That’s pretty much Nefarious in a nutshell, a game which combines some great ideas and simple rules to create a game which, when we played it, even...

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Board Game Review: Five Tribes + Expansions

Days of Wonder have a reputation for creating fantastic board games, mixing some top-end build quality with easily accessible rules which allow a younger generation of gamers to join in and enjoy...

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Board Game Review: Flick ’em Up (Plastic Edition)

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The original version of Flick 'em Up was a work of art, with wooden components giving you a fantastically made and wonderful to play game of cowboys trying to shoot each other...

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Board Game Review: Mystic Vale

It must be tricky to come up with new ways to entertain gamers, but in Mystic Vale developers AEG have come up with a very interesting and unique feeling concept which, while not being...

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Board Game Review: Cortex Challenge

Everything feels better when you're showing your friends that you're cleverer than they are. Also, nothing feels worse than your friends proving you're not quite as bright as they are. If you...

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Board Game Review: Dobble Chrono

For those who, like myself when I got to review this, don't know anything about Dobble let me explain the incredibly complex rules: you see two cards, and have to find which...

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