Category Archives: Board Gaming

Proof

There’s not a lot I feel like saying about Proving Ground other than it’s not for me. See you next week. Hmmm. Can’t really leave it like that. OK. In a word, disappointing. I like the premise, and the introductory … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz!

Something different this week. I’ve been rummaging in a lot of different games this week, and thought I’d ask you guys about a topic that I feel rather strongly about. It’s going back to an old hobby horse of mine: … Continue reading

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Adventure Awaits

After my fun being Unbroken, I’ve heard the Call to Adventure, and have been off telling more tales of derring-do! Sadly, these did not go as well. My initial experience with Call to Adventure was a bit of a mess. … Continue reading

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Not Yet Broken

In the coming weeks I’ll dig out some of the other dungeon games I’ve got to see how they compare. For now though, I’m still Unbroken. I’ve probably played over two dozen games so far, all bar one on hard … Continue reading

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Still Fighting

I’ve been playing Unbroken today. Yes, that Unbroken. We hear a lot about Unbroken, and most of it’s to do with Golden Bell and their dubious antics. I wanted to step away from all that baggage for a moment and … Continue reading

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Everything in its Place

Today I’m thinking about small games and air in boxes. I’m slowly playing my way through my game collection, culling the unworthy, and enshrining the blessed. As I play even more games than usual, back-to-back, I’m struck again by the … Continue reading

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Something Fishy

Kohaku has turned out to be one of my better choices on Kickstarter. It’s a charming little tile-laying game that looks lovely and has a light brain sizzle in both solo and multiplayer.  Now I’m not going to write a … Continue reading

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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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