The List: #3 – Downtime
Feb07

The List: #3 – Downtime

This post forms part of The List. The List is where the worst parts of gaming belong: those errors that designers and publishers repeat, over and over again; those aspects of the hobby, and of the culture surrounding it, which embarrass and shame us. Compiling the whole List would be impossible – no one person could ever hope to detail all that is rotten in the kingdom of board. But we can point to its lowest, most worrying points – a...

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Clubbing – Tikal
Jan27

Clubbing – Tikal

… I’m writing this article while watching an episode of Big Bang Theory. Oh, they’re playing Settlers of Catan. This definitely makes them more nerdy than me as I actually, erm, haven’t. I know it’s one of the holy trinity of gateway games with Ticket To Ride and Carcassone but…meh. Talking of “meh”, I played Tikal at the Board Game Club next week. HAHAHAHA! Hey, they just made a “Got Wood?” joke on...

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