Board Game

Expedition Zetta Preview

Expedition Zetta is likely the most ambitiously designed boardgame I have ever experienced. Put simply, it is a strategy game which sees players take command of warp-capable spaceships in order to explore the galaxy and bring the most fame to the country they represent. Borrowing heavily from the Euro game tradition (think titles like Catan or anything with a victory point system) Zetta combines s...[Read More]

How to play Tokaido – Episode 2 – Demo Game

In this video series we teach you how to play the board game Tokaido – an enjoyable and accessible game for up to five players. Step 1 – Set up Step 2 – The Rules Step 3 – Play a complete game so you can see how it works in action. This video covers step 3.

How to Play Splendor Part 2 – Demo Game

In this video series we teach you how to play the set builder card game Splendour – a great game for 2 – players and easily one of my favourite tabletop games. Step 1 – Set up Step 2 – The Rules Step 3 – Play a complete game so you can see how it works in action. This video covers step 3.

How to Play Ticket to Ride (10th Anniversary/Standard & Europe)

In this video series we teach you how to play Ticket to Ride – quite possibly my favourite board game… well, most consistently featured at the top of my top 5 list at least :). In this video I show you the 10th Anniversary Special Edition (same rules as standard) and also run through the rule variations for Ticket to Ride Europe. Step 1 – Set up Step 2 – The Rules Step 3 &#...[Read More]

No Fish Kickstarter Preview

No Fish! is an upcoming tabletop card game created by 93 Made Games, a Sydney-based tabletop game developer, distributor, and publisher. 93 Made Games have created a number of projects previously, including Viewpoint, Viewpoint: Reflections and Monster Town; all of which have found moderate success amongst tabletop game players. No Fish! is a “back-to-front guessing game”, in which players must gu...[Read More]

Hɪrð Kickstarter Preview

Hɪrð (pronounced ‘Hirth’) is a two player, abstract strategy game which takes strong inspiration, in terms of gameplay and aesthetic, from the Viking era. It is not a game about Vikings, that is, in Hɪrð you won’t find an onslaught of lavishly decorated playing pieces adorned with mythical-fantasy Viking inspired art. Instead, Hɪrð is a game designed to “look, feel and play” like a game from the V...[Read More]

The Banner Saga gets a board game

Stoic, the team that brought you the highly acclaimed turn-based strategy game The Banner Saga, plans to follow the success of their initial Kickstarter with a new campaign – only this time their plan is to raise capital and interest for The Banner Saga: Warbands – a board game. Not much is known about this exciting new project. We know it is a miniatures board game, we know it’s being devel...[Read More]

How to Play Pandemic | Episode 1 – Setup & Rules

In this video series we take you through the three stages of learning how to play Pandemic. Step 1 – Set up the board Step 2 – Run through the rules Step 3 – Play a complete game so you can see how it works in action. This video vers step 1 and step 2. We aim to have step 3 up for your viewing pleasure tomorrow night.

How to Play Pandemic | Episode 2 – Demo Game

In this video series we take you through the three stages of learning how to play Pandemic. Step 1 – Set up the board Step 2 – Run through the rules Step 3 – Play a complete game so you can see how it works in action. This video has Kirsty and I performing step 3 – completing an entire game of Pandemic… with not too many screw ups

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