In my second adventure into forging designer-focused reviews, I start my look at well-loved co-op Flashpoint: Fire Rescue and go for the world record number of colons in a blog post title.
I was bothered by how much the “cult of the new” is making boardgamers unhappy. It’s time to fight back!
October proved to be just as busy as September, not least because of all the prep for Essen, which – at time of posting – had just started. Read More
With Essen nearly upon us and all the final preparations going on at Naylor Towers, I thought it was a good opportunity to give you the lowdown on playing Magnate: The First City (5C132) at the show.
In my first foray into trying to create a design orientated “functional” boardgame review, I look at a game I have distinctly mixed feelings about: Century: Golem Edition
Want to know how Magnate works and get a closer look at its components? This is the post for you…
In September there were a lot of firsts for Magnate: we got our first ever review, did our first podcast interview and the first ever “pretty prototype” was assembled. Now our first big show is upon us! Read More
There’s something missing from the boardgame review landscape. This is what I think it might be – and what I am going to experiment with to fill it.