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