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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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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What the Essen hell to do?
Feb03

What the Essen hell to do?

I have a dream. I dream that in October I’ll walk into the halls of the Essen Internationalen Spieltage with an enthusiastic wife and wide eyed son in tow, their gasps of amazement giving way to squeels of delight as they see untold treasures before them. I dream that we’ll sit down at table after table trying game after game, my wife loudly proclaiming “This one! Buy this one!” and my son telling me I’m the best Daddy ever. I dream...

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