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What better is there than to roll some dice and play some games with your friends and family? But, what if they're not as deep into the strategic long-form games your routinely play at your gaming club? Well, that's where a bit of luck can make a game much more accessible. So here's a list of easy dice-rolling games that are a lot of fun for old-hands and newcomers alike. Sushi Roll Based on the best-selling and fan favourite Sushi...
Tapestry, releasing in just a few weeks, tasks you and up to four opponents with using your wit and resources to build the best possible civilisation you can muster. This week, I got a chance to play it early, and I'm here to tell you why you should be excited to give it a shot! Like Civilization, but a board game (but not those ones)! Since its initial release in 1991, Sid Meier's Civilization has been the juggernaut franchise of turn-based 4X strategy...
Bosk is a game of strategy where you and your opponents take turns planting trees in a national park to make the nicest trail paths, then spread your trees' leaves across the park to cover the most ground. I had the opportunity to give it a go, and it's a great deal of fun - here's why you should be playing Bosk! It's gorgeous In Bosk, you'll essentially be building your own nature reserve, and the game's art sells that theme amazingly. The...
When you're a tabletop connoisseur, there's an all but certain chance that you've got at least a small collection of dice in your life. But have you ever stopped to think about how you're using those dice? Before you now is the work of thousands of hours of research, surveys, scientific studies and dice fondling - this is the tabletop gamer's essential guide to dice etiquette. Control the direction of your rolls Whether you're playing a board game, in the middle of...
Picture this: you're around the table with your mum, your dad and your little brother. In the middle of the table is the familiar cardboard of Scrabble. Your dad's phone is poorly hidden behind his letter holder, the glow of Facebook illuminating his hand. Your mum is helping your brother. He's old enough that he knows how to take his own turn, but he still needs the guidance now and then. You're staring directly at the board without focusing, the colours blending to...
Christmas is just eight weeks away, and if you haven't started your Christmas shopping, now's your chance. Over the next few weeks, we'll be here to help you find a gift for your tabletop friends with our 2018 Gift Guide. Today, we're starting with the largest range of presents, Board Games. For the Casual Gamers Let's start with what could possibly be the hardest crowd to buy for, the casual gamer. These would be friends and family that are not...
I know I know... who wants to go out on Boxing Day? But if you're looking for a little something-something that you missed out on as a present, or just want to hang, play games and enjoy some coffee, the store is going to be open from 10am to 6pm 26 December and, like every other retailer in existence, we're going to be having a one-day-only sale.  What's going to be on sale? We'll be combing through our shelves on Christmas...
Hello everyone, Pedro here, after a long while. Why? Well, besides playing a lot of games, we opened a physical store! So, yeah, now you can come and play games here. There are sweat, tears and blood in this place, well, not literally right now, the place is clean, but there was at some point when we were doing the carpeting, well, you get my meaning. We have made a place for the gaming community, to come and freely play...
Howdy folks. Dylan here. We’re taking a break from our usual tidbits of gaming content to give you some an exciting news. We’re opening a store! That’s right, a bricks-and-mortar, physical location where you can come and purchase, play and even hire games (that’s right, hire). But before we get into what we’re doing at the store, let’s handle why. Why are you opening a store? There is a multitude of reasons we’re opening a store but here is a...