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UK Games Expo 2018

by Peter Ray Allisonon 06/06/2018
Four years ago, the UK Games Expo was held in the Birmingham Hilton. Now, with board games on the rise, the UKGE is dominating two halls of the NEC.

UK Games Expo is coming

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/05/2018
The UK’s largest hobby games convention, UK Games Expo (UKGE), is set to take place at the Birmingham NEC next month.  Currently in its twelfth year, the UKGE will run from 1st to 3rd June. Last year the event attracted around 32,000 people, and even more are expected to attend this year. A whopping 300 […]

Burning Rome – A preview

by Bevan Clatworthyon 11/08/2017
Veni, vidi, vici! I spotted this little beauty whilst trawelling the wilds of Facebook, popping up in my FB feed like a Spartan assaulting a man-god-thing. But past the gorgeous artwork lies an interesting card game of war and tactics set in the ancient Roman era. Suitable for 1 on 1 or 2 v2 team […]

Itchy Feet: The Travel Game

by Sam Lowrieon 31/07/2017
“It’s quick, it’s funny and it’ll be getting my money!” – Sam Lowrie (Geek Pride) “Itchy Feet”? No that wasn’t a question about your athlete’s foot so please for goodness sake put your socks back on! I’m no podiatrist nor have I developed a sudden foot fetish. Instead I am referring to the old saying […]

Medioevo Universalis – That big game you always wanted

by Matt Gearyon 26/01/2017
It is no secret that I enjoy a good table top game and collect everything from Traditional War Games, to dungeon crawlers and even card games. The one thing that floats my proverbial boat, more than anything else in the board game world, is big, long and complex strategy games. Myself and my brother can […]

Mechs Vs Minions – Unboxing

by Matt Gearyon 04/11/2016
Bevan was lucky enough to get himself a copy of Mechs Vs Minions by Riots games  and thought he’d show us all what proverbial bang you get for your buck.

The Geek Pride Cast #Tribute

by Matt Gearyon 21/10/2016
On this episode Matt, Mike, Bevan and Sean (for a bit) lament the Podcast that wasn’t to be, recorded the day before. they then go on to have a debate about Starwars : Rogue One being the beginning of the end for geek chic and follow that with a very deep  conversation about creativity and […]

Via Nebula Tabletop Review

by Bevan Clatworthyon 13/08/2016
The latest game from Space Cowboys (Splendor, T.I.M.E. Stories) and designer Martin Wallace (Brass, A Few Acres of Snow), Via Nebula has the potential to be a cracking game in both production and design. But is it? Well let me give you my thoughts. VN is set in a mystical valley called Nebula where dark […]

Geek Pride Interviews BattleTech creator Jordan Weisman

by Peter Ray Allisonon 17/06/2016
BattleTech is the long-running wargame first created by Jordan Weisman in 1984.  Unlike a lot of other sci-fi wargames at the time, BattleTech did not focus on the armoured infantry or hover tanks, but rather on the colossal bipedal war machines known as Battlemechs. Despite being over thirty years old, many of the core rules […]

It’s UK Games EXPO 2016 baby!

by Bevan Clatworthyon 22/05/2016
Hoorah, it’s that time of year again! UK Games EXPO, the biggest table top gaming event in Britain will be here in just under two weeks (June 3rd to 5th) and I’m sure you’ve guessed I’m pretty excited. The show is going from strength to strength, increasing in size year on year. For 2016 the […]