Review

I’m never playing Arboretum again

As a reviewer, I make sure to play a game 3 or more times before a review. This depends on the game, as heavier games take a lot more plays before I’m comfortable enough to say I’ve seen all their nooks and crannies. With Arboretum, I’ve played it once, and I’m never playing it again.

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News

Board Game News! – 20/11/2018

You’ve watched the move, played the video games. Now it’s time for the franchise to go where it’s never been before: the Assassin’s Creed board game.

This and more in the fortnight’s news.

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Review

Clank! Is the sound of a great board game!

It’s the end of a Scooby Doo episode. The gangs been split up, they’ve run through Escher’s hallway, and Scooby’s eaten his snacks. They’re together again with the local sheriff, and they’ve got Clank!’s core mechanic, deck-building, all tied up. Fred and Velma give some rousing exposition before they rip off the suspect’s mask revealing […]

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List

Fresh Meat for the Fourc Pit

Yes, the puns for this monthly post are running thin. However, the point remains – here’s four new board games to put on the credit card without telling your partner.

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News

March In Review

March saw most of my board game budget (and then some) go into Kickstarter. Backed titles include: Batman: Gotham City Chronicles, Werewords Deluxe, Space Park, Deadwood 1876, AuZtralia, and currently Fireball Island, and Dinosaur Island games. It seems crazy,  but in my defence a couple of these I just dropped a dollar on them, and the […]

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