Zombicide
Sep10

Zombicide

Zombicide caused a bit of stir in boardgaming circles (to be fair, it doesn’t take much) – it was a very successful Kickstarter project launched by CoolMiniOrNot which managed to raise nearly $800,000. This in turn led to quite a bit of expectation and hype. I backed the Kickstarter back in May on a whim really, and to be honest pretty much forgot about it, until a man turned up this week with a big box which to...

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Shunning the Zpocalypse

I’m moderately obsessed with Kickstarter right now, but purely for board games. I’m not sure why – there are plenty of games out already that I want, which I don’t own, but there’s something more altruistic about this type of consumerism. Though I worry that it’s eating away at revenue streams for indie retailers – we’re essentially consuming our way up the food chain – I do...

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Ghouls on Film: 7ombieTV II
Feb01

Ghouls on Film: 7ombieTV II

Last time saw me take a look through Crooked Dice’s new 7ombieTV rulebook, so it seems only right to follow that up by taking a look at a game in progress.  To make things easy I went for a solo mission based on the Cabin in the Woods scenario from the book, but running it with just 100 points of Survivors and the same in Zombies. Set up So much for a quiet weekend at the Lake House… I went for a simple nuclear family style...

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Ghouls on Film: 7ombieTV

An old colleague of mine always said that the only horror movies he couldn’t watch were those involving Zombies – the thought of being eaten by loved ones was just too much for him.  Its no surprise that shambling hordes of the recently deceased are such a great subject for gaming. 7ombieTV There are already a fair selection of Zombie games on the market (a topic for another day), but the latest one to make its way onto my...

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