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...
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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.
Trains, Cthulhu and Armoured Automobiles! Does a mashup of route-laying and Old Ones make for a fun gaming experience? Read our AuZtralia review to find out!
King’s Forge is expanding, adding gold dice, gold items and gold rules. Check out our King’s Forge: Gold review to see whether this expansion is what the world was waiting for or simply fool’s gold.
Will you forge ahead to win the favour of the King or are your chances of success a little dicier? Find out in our review of King’s Forge!
First came Collectable Card Games, then Living Card Games. Now Fiscally Flush Games have announced Ongoing Extortion, a Collectable Collectable-Living Card Games Game. “This is a groundbreaking piece of game design,” FFG’s...
Six Impressions from a day spent at AireCon 5 - read on for thoughts on games, inclusion, gaming communities and cats.