UK Games Expo 2017 Roundup

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s UK Games Expo and the bulk of articles about it have already been published, it’s time for me to join the fray and add my review of the greatest gaming event in the UK calendar. 2017 was my second year of attending the UK Games Expo […]

Getting ready for the UK Games Expo

From 2nd – 4th June 2017, the biggest event in the UK gaming calendar takes place at the NEC in Birmingham at the UK Games Expo. I went for the first time last year and was astonished at just how big it was, and 2017 promises to be even bigger still as the expo spills […]

The Bloody Inn – Review

The Bloody Inn is a game set in 1830’s France, based on the real-life murders that occurred at L’Auberge Rouge in Peyrebeille in what became known as the “Red Inn Affair”. Weaving dark humour into a tale of serial-killing, looting and cannibalism, The Bloody Inn challenges players to run a similar dastardly enterprise, making a […]

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – Review

Cobbled streets lit by gas lamps, narrow alleyways stalked by shadowy figures, rattling hansom cabs and fog blowing in the night. The gothic image of Victorian London. I’m a big fan of mysteries and crime fiction, with some of my favourite stories of all being the Sherlock Holmes canon penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle […]

What Board Games Mean to Me

The theme of this year’s International Tabletop Day is “What do Board Games Mean to You?” and how they have made a difference to your life. It might sound a little pretentious – after all, how can silly little worlds made out of bits of wood and cardboard really make a difference to anything? I […]

Boating and Gaming

After an absence of a couple of months’ sabbatical, largely brought about by a need to save up for a trip to Australia, this  past week I’ve played loads of cracking board games, all in the tranquility of the Norfolk Broads. We set sail laden with a fresh case of wine from Laithwaites, snacks aplenty […]