Browsing posts in the ‘Board Games’ category

Book Review: Unlock! Escape Adventure Puzzle Book

We've reviewed quite a few of the Unlock games on the site, and they've been a lot of fun. Using a largely card-based gameplay (with a few nice extras as the series...

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Board Game Review: Dollars to Donuts

Any of you with children will know how challenging it is to introduce them to a new game. The theme needs to be strong, something that they can sink their teeth into....

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Board Game Review: Outsmarted (Ultra Edition)

I've always enjoyed quiz games, whether that was an epic game of Trivial Pursuit or something a bit more interactive like one of the fantastic Buzz games on the Playstation 2. So...

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Board Game Review: Isle of Cats

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What happens when you combine Noah's ark with a cunning rescue mission to save as many cats as you can? Isle of Cats, that's what. Can you get as many cats as...

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Catchup Review: TIME Stories Blue Cycle

Those of you who follow the site will know that we're big fans of the time travelling adventures found in TIME Stories. There's been a fantastic range of scenarios available to plug...

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Board Game Review: Horizon Zero Dawn

For fans of video games and board games, like ourselves here at TGR, when the two world come together the results can be brilliant. Games such as Fallout, This War of Mine...

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Board Game Review: Fallout Shelter

It doesn't take much to get me excited about a game related to the Fallout franchise. I've played through several Fallout games both on the PC and PlayStation platforms, and have built...

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Board Game Review: Star Wars – Dark Side Rising

There have been some incredibly cool Star Wars tabletop games in recent years, which have mostly had one thing in common - they're incredibly complex and tough to get to grips with....

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Board Game Review: Poetry for Neanderthals

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From the same team who came up with the bonkers Exploding Kittens, Poetry for Neanderthals is another brilliant, easy to play game that causes unimaginable stress and lets you smack people round...

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Board Game Review: Point Salad

“Over 100 ways to score points” is a pretty scary thing to put on the box of a game that also claims to be simple and quick to play. And yet, that’s...

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Board Game Review: Marvel Champions

Two of my favourite things at the moment are the Marvel films (yes I love the comics too, but don’t read anything like as many as I used to), and Arkham Horror,...

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Board Game Review: Time’s Up Party

With Christmas thundering up on us and, along with it, the unspoken requirement to spend time with family you might start wondering soon what you're going to do all evening to get...

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Board Game Review: Just One

I like word games, it's something built in to my slightly geeky nature that makes me really enjoy thinking about words and how to use them. Just one manages to do a...

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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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