Dark forces are looming, it’s time to rescue some cats! Gather your fish, baskets and lessons for our review of The Isle of Cats, a card drafting and polyomino tile placement game from The City of Games.
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Suburbia was released way back in 2012, a diamond in some fairly beige rough. How come it’s still so good? What is its legacy and impact? Where can it go next? These are collected thoughts on Suburbia, its three main...
Hot on the heels of the announcement of the Spiel des Jahres Reviewer Prize comes news that popular reviewer Howie Jones, 36, is to be the first recipient of the SdJRP. Jones is widely lauded for his unscripted videos, overly...
Carcassonne, one of the most famous “gateway” games, has been winning people over for almost 20 years now. Today, two of our writers explore just what it is that draws people to this game and keeps them coming back for more.
The Spiel des Jahres, the board game industry’s most esteemed award body, has announced a new category for this year’s awards: The SdJ Reviewer Prize. The new annual prize is intended to recognise the hard work of individuals...
Interested in board game design, navigating Kickstarter and where game ideas come from? Check out the second half of our interview with game designer Gary Chavez!
From Silent Lambs to Gumshoe Flimflams: Interview with Gary Chavez, designer of Saints and Scoundrels
Join Andrew Holmes as he interviews Gary Chavez, aerospace engineer, and designer of Saints and Scoundrels.
Stop Thanos from getting the Infinity Stones and wiping out half the Universe. Read our review of Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War to find out if this game is a bore or if it soars.
Like it or loathe it, Monopoly is one of the most significant games in the tabletop hobby. Join us as our writers share their thoughts and memories of Monopoly.
It’s fashionable to mock Monopoly, but is the practice of Monopoly-bashing harmful to the hobby? Read on for a defence of Monopoly.