Elder Sign: Omens (iOS)
Feb14

Elder Sign: Omens (iOS)

Board games are strange things. iOS conversions of them even more so, and sometimes concepts and mechanics that should be a perfect fit manage to disappoint. Soon after the release of “Omens”, a slightly stripped back digital release of Elder Sign, it became clear there was a very clear divide in the gaming community. This has since spread to the physical release as well, and we figured we’d take a look at it from...

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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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