Arkham Horror: an introduction
Jan30

Arkham Horror: an introduction

Judging by the amount of board gamers I speak to on forums and social networks, of all the copies Arkham Horror sitting in people’s collections, probably about half of them are sitting unplayed in cupboards. The most common reason – nay, excuse – that I hear for this is that, “it’s too scary”. Not in a thematic sense either; it’s that it is regarded as an impenetrable web of complication. Well to be fair, Arkham Horror is...

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An afternoon as a Gears Of War COG
Jan16

An afternoon as a Gears Of War COG

It’s been fascinating to watch – and be a part of – the recent tabletop gaming renaissance. I was finally bitten hard in late 2010 when I undertook the mighty Arkham Horror, which dragged me straight to the bottom of the lake and I haven’t even tried to get to the surface yet. In fact, I even managed to make a new friend and drag him down with me in the summer of last year and we’ve been gaming partners...

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