Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

Board Game Review: Jaipur (2nd Edition)

Card trading games can be a bit hit and miss, with the main culprit for a lack of accessibility being overly complex rules, lengthy games or a lack of inspiring theme or...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride London

A while back, Ticket to Ride took a new turn with the release of Ticket to Ride New York, a game which followed the same premise of the much-loved and insanely-popular Ticket...

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Board Game Review: Tuki

As I mentioned in our recent Men at Work review, stacking and balancing games are always a welcome addition to our ever-growing game collection here at TGR. But there are so many...

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Review: Dobble Harry Potter

Dobble's back again, and this time it's brought the wizarding world of Harry Potter along with it. If you haven't read one of our previous Dobble reviews then I'd suggest you head...

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Board Game Review: Men at Work

Balance and dexterity games are becoming more and more common, but for us at TGR that's definitely not a bad thing. A mix of straightforward rules and gameplay simple enough for younger...

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Board Game Review: Llamas Unleashed

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Llamas Unleashed. It’s already an intriguing game before even finding out what it is, but once you see the cards you’ll be playing during an average game it’s almost definite you’ll want...

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Review: Unlock! Heroic Adventures

I love a bit of Unlock. The card-based escape room game has you solving puzzles, using an ingenious system of combining cards to try and use items together, and an app which...

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Board Game Review: Sonic Crash Course

Think board games are slow? Think again - how else to bring a bit of speed to the table than to drop in everyone's favourite speedy hedgehog? Combining easy gameplay with great...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories – Madame

It’s getting really tough to review the new T.I.M.E Stories scenarios. As the overriding story arc continues to grow, and the importance of playing earlier scenarios increases bit by bit, trying to...

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Board Game Review: Escape Tales: The Awakening

Escape rooms are becoming more and more popular, and have found themselves bundled into tabletop games such as Unlock, which we've reviewed before now and really enjoyed. So when the chance popped...

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Board Game Review: Time Breaker

As much as I love playing board games, one thing that sometimes puts me off is how long it can take to set them up. If you only want to play for...

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Board Game Review: Res Arcana

Before we start on Res Arcana in detail, let me just make something apparent. One thing I really enjoy about some games is every single play-through being a unique experience, those games...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic Fall of Rome

I really like the Pandemic games; working to wipe out diseases or prevent Cthulhu from showing up and causing mayhem (not in the same game, in case you were wondering) is an...

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Board Game Review: Carcassonne Safari

It's pretty hard not to have heard of Carcassonne before now. With its huge following, smartphone versions and multiple different games following the same basic theme there's plenty of options already out...

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Board Game Review: Tokyo Highway

Tokyo Highway is one of those games that I've always really fancied trying out. It looks so spectacular when others have shared their photos of games in progress, and when the game...

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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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