Posts Tagged ‘board game’
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.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]