Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

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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Review: Cobra Paw

Sometimes, when picking a game, you want something quick. Something that doesn't have 20 pages of rules to recap on, something you can play with anyone without having to water down the...

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Board Game Review: Fallout

There are a lot of things that make Fallout such a brilliant video game series. There's the exploration, wandering around trying to map out your surrounding area while avoiding the various bad...

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Review: Cortex Challenge 2

Some time ago we reviewed Cortex, a quick and simple game whereby you try to figure out the solutions to some challenges that are set out on cards that get turned over...

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Board Game Review: Bananagrams

This game is loads of letter tiles in a banana-shaped pouch. That's it. How much fun could that possibly be? Well let me tell you, get a small group of word game...

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Kickstarter Review: Exploriana

Exploriana is a new game developed by the owners of Bristol gaming cafe Chance & Counters, bringing the ideas of pushing your luck and set collecting together to form a family-friendly, easy...

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Board Game Review: Carcosa

It's incredibly easy to pass Carcosa off as just another Carcassonne clone. You lay tiles in such a way that the various features match up on the edges, placing meeples along the...

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