Category Archives: Board Gaming

Some Classical (Greek) Carnage

Had a couple of 2-player games of Mythic Battles recently. I’m writing up the first one to stick on BGG as there’s not much on there at the moment. Hardly surprising as it’s not even been on the KS yet. … Continue reading

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On YouTube

A few weeks ago I was in France with the Mythic guys, and we went down to TricTrac in Orléans to film some videos for the Kickstarter. The first of these have gone up on the Mythic Battles YouTube page … Continue reading

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A Good Question

Estyles had a good question about why the Halji30 competition has an entry fee. I thought it might help to pull it out here. Why is there a £9 entry fee? Is there a copy of the game involved? From … Continue reading

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Competition

As I mentioned earlier this week, Chris and I are running a competition to design a new rule set for Battle of the Halji’s 30th anniversary edition. Just so it’s all in one place, I’ve repeated the rules and reference … Continue reading

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Played Nina & Pinta last night

I’ll be doing a full review of this once I’ve played a couple more games (I like my reviews to be based on at least 3 plays). However, I just thought I’d post my first impressions of this new game while … Continue reading

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Or Do We Make It A Competition?

One of the comments on yesterday’s post was that we could have a game design competition around any 30th anniversary edition of Halji. Thanks to edenchanges for that suggestion. I’ve been looking at competitions to enter myself, as a sort of … Continue reading

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Battle of the Halji 30th Anniversary Edition

It’s funny how things happen. The first game I ever had published was the slightly strange Battle of the Halji. This was designed in cahoots with friend of mine called Chris Hunt, way back in 1987. Looking back, it was a bit slower than … Continue reading

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Review: Lords Of War – On The Table

In the first part of this review I looked at the physical components of the game, what you got in the box, and so on. In this part I’ll cover the rules. So you know where I’m coming from, I’ve … Continue reading

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Review: Lords Of War – In The Box

Lords of War is a fantasy card game depicting a battle between two armies. It comes in packs of paired armies, though you can actually fight any army against any other, and there are rules for making your own mercenary … Continue reading

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Spy Vs Spy

Nothing to do with Deadzone. Can anyone recommend any good board (or card) games about spies, espionage, counter-intelligence, and similar cloak and dagger skullduggery? I can’t think of any really good ones off the top of my head. I’m sure … Continue reading

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