TI4 is a 3+ player game, therefore if you only have two people you are pretty scuppered and your options are: don’t play; use one of the internet’s homebrews, which knocks out phases and adds restrictions ORRRRRR you could do what we did and play the 3rd player between us. Now this sounds strange but […]
All in all, TI4 is a great game (though not the cheapest), balanced, not overly complex, quicker than you might think and with so much replayability. If you are the long hall war gaming type then you'll need to go into it understanding that it isn’t really a wargame, despite its look, it’s a game of diplomacy and threat… with the ability to war it out, if you must.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Chapters is the forthcoming game by Flyos Games. Intended to translate the White Wolf roleplaying game Vampire: The Masquerade into a board game, Chapters will be a story-driven game where players take on the role of a coterie of vampires, tasked with investigating the former Sabbat territory of Montreal. It would […]
2020 promises to be the year of the vampire. Don’t worry, we are not expecting a plague of blood suckers. Neither has the Chinese zodiac started including sparkly vampires. Instead, we will witness the classic nineties roleplaying game of personal horror; Vampire: The Masquerade dominating gaming. Following the recent release of V5 (reviewed here), next […]
Medioevo Universale is a HUGE game and for those who know me, there is nothing that floats my proverbial, tabletop gaming, boat more than big, complex games that take half the day or more to play and make casual gamers sigh. Until now though the only way to slate my thirst for such rare behemoths, […]
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison leaves his credit card at home and explores the myriad temptations at this year's UK Games Expo.
Playing 40k tourneys is a daunting undertaking, one marred by rumours of WAACS, Neckbeards and people who get no joy out of the game other than winning. In the end you play a game for the fun, for the challenge and obviously the win is a nice bonus but you don’t want to have a […]
Nothing is better than a good paper and pen RPG, and by paper and pen I mean Roll 20 on your PC (seriously check it out!) Anyways, we have been playing Rogue Trader, the WH40k RPG system created by FFG, on and off for a while now, where in our long suffering DM, Ben Fee, […]
Halloween is fast approaching, and Tinkerbot Games is running a spooky special to help you lovers of board games get your creep on! In the run up to Halloween if you head on over to www.tinkerbotgames.com to purchase a copy of the haunted house game Ghostel, enter the Geek Pride exclusive promo code GEEK20 to […]