Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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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Review: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

This is a weird one to explain. Here’s the premise: sixteen students in a high school wake up, and they can’t remember anything. They are trapped in a school, and told that...

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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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Review: The Escapists 2

Escaping prison isn’t easy. Even trying to figure out how to escape isn’t that easy, let alone doing it. This is the biggest conundrum I had with Escapists 2. It was the...

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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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Review: F1 2017

There’s a strange thing happening with Codemasters’ F1 series. While Formulas 1 as a sporting spectacle is becoming less and less exciting to watch, the F1 series of games just keeps getting...

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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: Agents of Mayhem

As Agents of Mayhem begins, you’re treated to a Saturday morning kids’ cartoon starring the titular Agents and leap straight into a tutorial to confront the evil Doctor Babylon. And then the...

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Review: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Van Helsing is back, Katarina is back, and you'd be forgiven for thinking it was literally more of the same. It is - sort of - but Van Helsing II makes a...

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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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Review: Cars 3: Driven to Win

If it's not immediately obvious, Car 3: Driven to Win is a game for kids. Play this from an adult gamer perspective and you'll be instantly shrouded in a lack of depth...

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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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