Welcome to The Board Game Detective! The Board Game Detective is here to provide reviews of boardgames that are light on rules explanation and delve more into what the game feels like to play. Articles will centre on the author's praise and criticisms for the game. Each article will provide a brief theme and rules … Continue reading Welcome
The Archons - the universe's most powerful beings. They've found a safe of some kind. They want to open it. They need a key. Maybe they can make it? Maybe they can forge it. Maybe they need your help. Keyforge. 2 Players | 30 mins | Designed by Richard Garfield Keyforge, announced in mid 2018 … Continue reading Keyforge – After The Hype
I like all sorts of games. If you take a look at my collection you can see that my interests span a big range of genres, weights, and game lengths. Some of the games I like are very long, and very heavy - and I am lucky to have friends who will play those games … Continue reading Why I Play Games That Go For 6 Hours
In the beginning, there was only walking. As a wealthy private investor in TOKYO, you have already exhausted your options for speedier transport - your bike lets you travel only 50% farther than your feet. But there must be a better way! Aha! We build the TOKYO METRO. We will walk and ride the streets … Continue reading TOKYO METRO
Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter is a fresh reboot of probably the most popular game ever. It has existed in many forms and is known by children and adults alike, but it's finally time for it to be given the Kickstarter treatment we all know and love. Brought to you by Exploitation Games, Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe … Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter
Architects of the West Kingdom is the latest standalone game from Garphill Games and the first game in the new West Kingdom series of games. The game sees players become architects during the Carolingian Empire, where they must gain noble status in order to impress the king, or they may choose to sink to the depths of the black market in order to scavenge precious resources to complete buildings such as the Archbishop's cathedral.
You've studied the better part of your life to become one of the worlds top Cryptozoologists. You seek those mysterious creatures that are rarely spoken of, and even more rarely seen. An expedition has been organised, and you, as one of the top 3-5 Cryptozooligists in the world, have been chosen to attend. You've been … Continue reading Cryptid
The world of boardgaming is rapidly expanding. With that expansion comes all sorts of 'adjacent' stuff, things like reviews, instructional videos, and merchandise. There is also a fabulous and highly entertaining world of boardgame related media being created by lots of talented people across the world. These include skits, comics, parodies, memes and everything in … Continue reading Humorous Boardgame Stuff