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Thirsty Meeples Board Game Cafe – Go there now!

by Bevan Clatworthyon 08/02/2015
Last weekend I celebrated my 31st rotation of the Sun on this little blue-green planet of ours, and to make it special me and a few friends visited one of the first board game cafes in the UK, Thirsty Meeples of Oxford. I wasn’t disappointed as we were greeted by the sight of board and […]

New Board Game Cafe Opening in London

by Bevan Clatworthyon 25/07/2014
If there was any evidence for the growing culture of board games beyond Monopoly, this is it. Recently covered in the Guardian (follow this link for the original article) Draughts will be a licensed board game cafe, a venture from former sound engineer Toby Hamand. Soon to be opening in Hackney, London, Toby hopes to […]

On This Day in History- 3 January 1892

by TheSlasherJunkieon 03/01/2013
Given the recent release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, or The Hobbit Part 1 as I like to think of it, it’s fitting that today marks the 121st birthday of none other than fantasy giant John Ronald Reuel, or J.R.R., Tolkien. While he did not invent the genre of fantasy, one could argue that […]