Reviews

Charterstone

Charterstone is a legacy board game created by Stonemaier games, makers of Scythe, Euphoria, and Viticulture. A legacy game is one where players continue playing, week on week, and each time they play the game changes. These changes can be character development, additions to the board, new pieces and even new rules! The prosperous Kingdom of Greengully, ruled for centuries by the… Continue reading Charterstone

Reviews

The Elder Scrolls: Legends

Having an in depth storyline for a card game is unusual but very welcome, particularly in a setting like Tamriel that draws you in with a rich story. The initial story 'The Forgotten Hero' handholds the player through the basic mechanics of the game and lets you try out a few different deck styles as… Continue reading The Elder Scrolls: Legends

Previews

Gwent: Register Now for the Closed Beta

Anyone who has played The Witcher 3 will be familiar with Gwent. For those you haven't, Gwent is a deck-building mini-game that you can play within The Witcher 3. This game is so fleshed out that you find yourself dragging Geralt around to every inn and card seller you can find in order to build… Continue reading Gwent: Register Now for the Closed Beta

News, Reviews

On The Surface: 4 Board Games to Get You Started

Games are the most funded thing on Kickstarter. You'd be wrong to assume that's all video games. Nearly 50% of the top funded games ever are board or card games. Now I imagine a lot of people are baffled by the hundreds of millions of dollars spent on these ventures, well I'm here to show… Continue reading On The Surface: 4 Board Games to Get You Started

Events, News

South Yorkshire Video Games and Collectibles Fair

Last Saturday I got the rare treat of going to a video games and collectibles fair at the Horizon Community College in Barnsley. Organised with zero budget by gaming collectibles fanatic Mike Jones this show was an outstanding success. There are already fans clamouring to attend a 2nd event at the same location in December… Continue reading South Yorkshire Video Games and Collectibles Fair