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
Every year a bunch of Mages come together at the sacred site of Sorcerer City in order to take part in what can only be described by us mere mortals as some sort of magical Burning Man style event. They slap together a city in haste, have it assessed by the judges on various criteria, … Continue reading Sorcerer City
You've been invited to The Beast's 2019-Masquerade-Secret-Santa-Ball-Annual-The-Bachelor-Night! Everyone will be dancing and exchanging gifts, trying to remain anonymous for the longest time whilst striving to collect all their favourite artifacts and avoid their most loathed items. And of course, the currency of the evening is roses, just like all good reality TV shows. 2-5 Players … Continue reading The Grimm Masquerade Review
Welcome to the Ball, friends! We shall all transform beneath our magical masks... 2 – 5 Players | 20 – 40 Minutes | Designed by Tim Eisner, Ben Eisner & James Hudson The Grimm Masquerade sees players pointing fingers and throwing accusations, all while trying to keep their own identity hidden. It is a bluffing … Continue reading The Grimm Masquerade Unboxing
Wow! The year has certainly gone fast, but if I look back through my photos, I played a lot of games! I don't formally log my plays, but most games I play I take a photo and put it up on my Instagram with a few short comments. So here's some of the highlights from … Continue reading My 2019 in Photos
Good news! King Manuel was very impressed with your efforts in tiling his bathroom, and you might have another contract - this time he's asking you back to tile his Summer Pavilion! But of course, once again, it doesn't make sense to just give the contract to one person, so you will be competing against … Continue reading Azul: Summer Pavilion Review
It's an interesting question - and one that everyone has a different answer to. We asked a wide variety of people - from boardgame designers and publishers, to friends closer to home: What makes a 10/10 game for you? Everyone has different thoughts on the question and we were really excited to see everyone's answers. … Continue reading What’s a 10/10 Game to You?
Paladins of the West Kingdom is the follow up game from Garphill Games in the West Kingdom Trilogy. In Paladins, you will be managing your faith, strength and influence in order to defend your kingdom, appoint Monks, and spread faith throughout the kingdom, all within 7 rounds! 1 – 4 Players | 90 – 120 … Continue reading Paladins of the West Kingdom Unboxing