So far as Scythe strategy is concerned, the Polania Republic have it pretty rough in the early game. Here's how to make the most out of them, Rambo style.
The Nordic Kingdoms have a cool ability that helps both an offensive and defensive Scythe strategy. Groovy stuff, great game.
Terraforming Mars is a fantastic eurogame. What it lacks in apparent production value it more than makes up for in great gameplay and an enjoyable theme.
Is Catan a good game? Let's try and find out - removing opinion and using science to prove once and for all if Catan is all it's cracked up to be.
Is Catan a real place? If not, is it based on a real one? It's a question with a lot of unexpected answers. It's yes, no, and maybe - all at once.
Where is the best place to start in Catan? It's an interesting question. Let's have a look at the resources and the mathematics to try and answer it.
We've all been there. We've all had those moments where we've been out for blood on the board game table. We've either had our butts handed to us or we've been out to make the game difficult for someone else. It's part of our competitiveness as homo-sapiens, some more than others (you know who you... Continue Reading →
Last weekend we managed to play through a few of the games we have been meaning to get through for a while. During that time we played the X-Files game (reviewed yesterday) and also a new classic that has been making the board game circuit for the past few years. We wanted to see if... Continue Reading →
In a few weeks time, Cities of Splendor will be released to the adoring public. Cities of Splendor (or New Splendor, as I shall call it) is the up and coming expansion for the classic card game, in which players take the place of gem merchants trying to earn as much prestige as possible. It... Continue Reading →
Let's talk about Stone Age. I don't know why I felt the need to clarify that in the title. Stone Age: The Board Game - because next week we'll totally be reviewing the actual Stone Age... THE PREMISE OF STONE AGE (THE BOARD GAME...NOT THE ACTUAL STONE AGE...) Stone Age is a 2-4 player worker... Continue Reading →
As regular readers of this blog know, I am a big fan of Splendor. Back in June I entered the UK nationals and came sixth, something which I keep shouting about even though there were only around 40 people in the tournament. I'm so proud of it, in fact, that I have even put it... Continue Reading →
There is something incredibly satisfying about Game Theory. First off, much as the name implies, it can apply to games - tabletop, video, and the kinds of games we play with one another in everyday life. Secondly, it is such a simple mathematical theory that, when explored, most of the readers of this article will probably... Continue Reading →