Category Archives: Gaming (Board)

TABLETOP EPISODE #2 – THE SETTLERS OF CATAN

After a long wait (over two weeks, dammit!) Wil Wheaton has brought out episode two of his board gaming web series, Tabletop. This episode looks at The Settlers of Catan, one of the classic gateway games. A gateway game is the … Continue reading

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TABLETOP EPISODE #1 – SMALL WORLD

So, as previously mentioned, Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day have teamed up to produce a web series called Tabletop. Each episode involves Wil and friends playing a different game while briefly explaining the rules. Episode one is all about Small World, … Continue reading

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WIL WHEATON, BOARD GAMES AND YOUTUBE

I don’t watch Star Trek. Never have. Never will. I know there’s a fat Scottish guy in it and no light sabers. I’m aware that Professor X was in it and one of the characters liked to have sex with … Continue reading

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NOT ENOUGH LORD OF THE RINGS IN YOUR DIET?

Confession time. I have never read Tolkien. I have tried and failed several times, they are too much of a slog for me to get through. Consider this fact when I also point out that I am currently reading a … Continue reading

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WANNA TRY SOME BOARD GAMES? GOT AN IPAD?

So here’s your situation. You’re dealing with the shame of only owning Monopoly and Cluedo. You’ve made the decision to upgrade but you’re struggling to take that first step. I understand. It’s a big investment. You have to spend the … Continue reading

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DISCWORLD: ANKH-MORPORK [REVIEW]

I was worried when I heard about the new Discworld: Ankh-Morpork game. Book, movie and TV-show themed board games often work better as something to round out the collection, rather than a game you’d actually want to play. Would this game live up … Continue reading

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LORDS OF VEGAS: DICE, BAD LUCK AND NOT ENOUGH CASH [REVIEW]

Generally, I don’t want a whole lot of luck in my boardgames. A little bit of it is alright but too much makes a game feel too close to Snakes and Ladders for my liking. That is unless that game … Continue reading

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