Clubbing – Epsom Games Club
Mar19

Clubbing – Epsom Games Club

Last night I took the plunge and headed to what is not my nearest games club, but the nearest one that I am likely to make with any kind of frequency. Epsom Games Club is held at the Royal British Legion, in Epsom, and when I arrived, it was nice to see there was loads of space, about 15 people there around 4 tables. My initial welcome was cautious and I immediately realised this was due to the fact that all the big games had JUST got...

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Shadows Upon Lassadar
Mar08

Shadows Upon Lassadar

We’ve been looking at Print and Play quite a bit lately, and I’ve found a little solitaire gem, “Shadows Upon Lassadar“. Design Todd Sanders is one of the more prolific home boardgame designers, and his work has a fantastic high design feel. As an artist he takes real care in the presentation of his games, and this means you end up with great looking cards, counters and components. His work is of a higher...

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Down by the Water – Forbidden Island with a Family
Feb16

Down by the Water – Forbidden Island with a Family

Forbidden Island is often described as Pandemic’s little brother – it’s by the same designer, Matt Leacock, and possesses many of the same features and gameplay mechanics. The game premise is simple, a team of adventurers land on the island to rescue 4 elemental statues. But the ancient people who hid them on the island boobytrapped the land to sink beneath the ocean, taking any foolish exploreres with it. Each turn...

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