Are you afraid of the light?
Mar01

Are you afraid of the light?

Fancy a game of hide and seek? Want to play it in the dark? Well have I got the game for you. It’s called Das Waldschattenspiel, or Shadows in the Woods if you prefer. This game was actually recommended to my daughter by a family friend after she regaled them with her exploits of completely annihilating her poor dad at various games. So, when she got home she pestered me until I eventually succumbed to the pouting lip and puppy dog...

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Floating on the back of a turtle
Feb22

Floating on the back of a turtle

Ok, before we start I have to make a confession. My name Is Kev and I am a Terry Pratchett fan boy. So I make no apology if I’m biased toward this game. Right now that’s out of the way; let’s get on with the review for Discworld: Ankh Morpork. Its fantastic, but you expected me to say that. It’s true though, I really think this is a great game. It’s by a company called Treefrog Games who are usually known for there historical games....

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How to rule the world from your kitchen table
Feb06

How to rule the world from your kitchen table

Before I start I’d like to make a confession. I’m a noob too. That’s right, I’m not a seasoned, die hard, been gaming since I could first hold a dragon in my hand board gamer. There I feel cleansed now. So, what’s a noob doing writing for this site? Honestly I’m not sure myself, but since they haven’t found out I’m here, Ill keep writing till they notice and kick me out. So what am I going to write about? I could sit here and...

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Gone fishing
Feb01

Gone fishing

Since delving into the murky world of board games, I have tried to drag my family down with me. If I’m going down, I’m taking as many with me as I can. So far only my daughter is joining me on the journey, but I keep trying with her-in-doors and god love her she puts up with me constantly asking if she wants to try this or that game. So with that in mind, half of my purchases these days are made with one eye on the ‘family...

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