Recent Posts…

CONVENTION DIARY: Day 3 at AireCon, Harrogate, UK: 9th-11th March 2018

In stark contrast to Saturday, Sunday felt like a lazy stroll through the woods…

CONVENTION DIARY: Day 2 at AireCon, Harrogate, UK: 9th-11th March 2018

The first official trading day at AireCon today, and it was a doozy!

CONVENTION DIARY: Day 1 at AireCon, Harrogate, UK: 9th-11th March 2018

Curious to know what happened on the first day of AireCon in Harrogate this weekend?

REVIEW: Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn

A considerably easier and more streamlined version of the original classic, but is it any good?

REVIEW: Master of Orion: The Boardgame

When is a boardgame not really a boardgame? When it’s a card-dominated tableaux builder, perhaps…?

DESIGN: Solo Rules/Variant for Master of Orion: The Boardgame

As disappointing as Master of Orion: The Boardgame was, it can lend itself to solo play given a few tweaks…

DESIGNER DIARY pt 3: AGENTS IN TIME — Initial Concepts and Theme

The original plan for Agents in Time was certainly very different to the game we have today…

OPINION: Top 5 Games I Played in 2017…

A list of the boardgames I really enjoyed playing a lot in 2017 — I hope none of these are likely to disappoint if you get the chance to play them in 2018…


In those heady days of old, the ideas were wild, and the scale rather grand…

DESIGNER DIARY: How to make decent quality tiles for a prototype…

Want to make decent-looking, hard-wearing tiles that might actually last the rigours of playtesting…?


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