Monasteries and money. THE PREMISE OF BIBLIOS Biblios is a game about more than being a monk. Biblios is a game about being the head monk (or abbot, to use the technical term) in charge of a monastery. Your goal, should you choose to accept it, is to manage and sell resources whilst managing your … Continue reading Review: Biblios
The dark lord rise'th. THE PREMISE OF CTHULHU DICE Cthulhu Dice is a dice game (no new news so far) set in the HP Lovecraft universe and created by Steve Jackson. In the game you control the servants of Cthulhu who are, in the great Lovecraftian tradition, trying to drive each other mad. You start … Continue reading Review: Cthulhu Dice
When originally thinking about this post, I wasn't sure whether to write it or not. Rubik's Cubes aren't really games; however, they kind of are at the same time. On one side, they have a very different mechanic to normal games. There are no cards, no dice, and no board for starters. That being said, … Continue reading Why I Learned How To Solve A Rubik’s Cube
Some know him as "The Robber", some know him as "Pain Incarnate", and some know him as "The One Who Makes Life Miserable". All I know is that he comes out on a seven and removes half of my hand. Who is the Robber from Catan? Okay, so let's overanalyse something - let's pull apart … Continue reading Who is the Robber in Catan?
My Dad got me into Dungeons and Dragons. He had first started playing Advanced Dungeons and Dragons whilst at university, working on a Chemistry PhD. He and his friends ran campaign after campaign, developing their own adventures along the Sword Coast, as well as creating their own scenarios along the way. He was a gamer … Continue reading D&D Philosophy: Can the Dungeon Master Win?
Scrawl is the love child of Chinese Whispers and Cards Against Humanity. That's it. Thanks for reading this review. Have a nice day. THE PREMISE OF SCRAWL Scrawl is an incredibly simple, incredibly wonderful, incredibly enlightening party game designed by Big Potato games. It involves taking a card, reading what it is on the card, and … Continue reading Review: Scrawl
For those who don't know, Star Wars X-Wing is a model based, tabletop battle/skirmish game based in the Star Wars universe, and published by Fantasy Flight. In it the player takes control of one of three factions (Rebel, Scum, and The Empire), building their fleet and choosing their army lists, to fight friends (or foes) … Continue reading X-Wing: Fat Wedge