Category: Reviews

Welcome to your Perfect Home Review


Welcome to your Perfect Home was first released by Blue Cocker Games – a French board game publisher. Luckily, some die-hard fans of the roll and write genre got hold of a copy by importing it and told the world about its awesome-ness. Roll and writes are typically games where you roll dice and write […]

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Lord of the Rings: The Card Game Review


Lord of the Rings (LOTR) is an ambitious and engaging ‘Living Card Game’ which successfully immerses the player in the LOTR universe. The difficulty is pitched perfectly to challenge single player and co-operative games and it offers deeply rewarding moments when your configured deck sings and you finally overcome powerful foes – those that have […]

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Civilization: A New Dawn Review


Fans of the ever popular base-building computer games from the 90’s will be no stranger to Sid Meier’s civilization collection and since then, it has spawned many remakes for different digital platforms. It first ventured onto the board game scene in 2002 and once again in 2010, when Fantasy Flight Games took publishing duties. This […]

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Risk Board Game Review


If you watch Strictly Come Dancing for enough series (I know! Bear with me), you’ll spot that there is always a range of of ages among the contestants. Alongside the youngsters there is always a sprightly older celebrity. Dismiss this oldster at your peril! What you’ll probably find is that they’ve got chops, they’ve got […]

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Cry Havoc Review


The futuristic area control game produced by Portal Games, Cry Havoc, has you systematically purging the natives of a beautiful, nameless planet. Released in 2016, you take the helm of one of three colonising factions, as you kill, conquer and collect the planets valuable resources – coloured, plastic crystals. Alternatively, in a full, four-player game, […]

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Mars Open Review


Before I begin this review, I have to admit that I am quite the Sci-Fi fan, enjoying almost everything within its all encompassing grasp. Be it a good novel, a mediocre film adaptation, or terrible straight to DVD movie – I’m willing to give it chance. However, if there is one thing I am not […]

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Spirit Island Review


Dawn breaks, and the island awakens with the sounds of strife. The invaders harry the native Dahan, all the while depleting the rich resources of the land, blighting it for generations to come. Do you, the Spirits, heed the prayers of your devoted followers, and use your powers over the elements to beat back the […]

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Imperial Settlers Review


Imperial Settlers, a re-implementation of 51st State by Ignacy Trzewiczek, is a perfect gateway game to introduce someone to civilisation building games, with enough meat to tempt the more seasoned players alike. A card game with card drafting and hand management at its core, that will have you take a command of one of the […]

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Coimbra Board Game Review


Coming from the designers of Grand Austria Hotel and Lorenzo Il Magnifico, Coimbra had me unreasonably excited. It’s fair to say I didn’t have a lot of gameplay information, other than I knew it involved dice drafting and these little plastic holders for your dice, dice homes as I like to call them. I also […]

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