Board Games



Hobby Resolutions 2017

With 2016 rapidly drawing to a close, it’s time once more to look at my hobby resolutions for the coming year.  As usual, I’m going to start with a quick look back at last year’s…


Board Games Wishlist: GMT and Others

I have quite a large collection of board games that covers a lot of different genres, both mechanically and thematically.  Generally speaking, I have a title to scratch most itches.  Despite this, there are still a…



Wot I Have Been Playing

I arrived back in Scotland last weekend after a couple of weeks in Florida.  I had a fantastic holiday with my family and I came home shattered, but happy.   This week has been visiting…








First Impressions: Rex

Last night, I finally got Rex: Final Days of an Empire to the table.  We played a six player game, so every faction was used and the game was reasonably busy.  This was a game…



Starting a Board Game Collection: Part 1

Like any niche hobby, getting started in board gaming can be a daunting prospect. There are so many differing opinions on what makes a good game, or what makes an appropriate game for someone new…