Before we begin - I will assure you that this article does not contain any content spoilers for The King's Dilemma. Welcome to the wonderful world of legacy games, where the decisions you make in today's game will have ramifications that ripple through the rest of your campaign! The King's Dilemma seems to be an … Continue reading The King’s Dilemma – One Game In!
Stonks! It's time to earn some dollarydoos on Wall Street! You've been given a small, $1000 gift from your parents (modest, only enough to buy 20 banks). The wild world of securities trading awaits you and you will either end up much richer, or more likely, in jail because your heavy and highly publicised manipulation … Continue reading Exchange: A Stock Trading Game of Strategy & Wit Review
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
Once every cycle, four to eight shadowy figures meet to decide the fate of planets from all corners of the galaxy. Where they meet up is a closely guarded secret. Who they truly work for, even more so. A formalised and highly civil system for making and taking bribes is observed. Oh, and they have … Continue reading Black Hole Council Review
This post will be a bit different from the usual Boardgame Detective content. It is a write-up of an event I held earlier this year, which was a game night based on a Korean TV show called The Genius. Sorry, no pictures today. The Genius You've probably never heard of The Genius before if you … Continue reading The Genius Night: A Mega Game
Some top secret information has been made available to the members of your team. Unfortunately, not all of the team can be trusted - one of the members is a spy, a sly character who can change colour to blend ... words ... in any situation. The Chameleon has infected your ranks and seeks to … Continue reading The Chameleon Review