Board Games

Progress on My Hobby Resolutions 2017

With more than half of 2017 now behind us, it’s worth taking a look at how those resolutions are coming along.  Although I’ve been less than active, I’ve still been doing hobby stuff with gusto….



The Grauniad Continues to Grok Board Games

Although I’ve said before that I’m not too bothered about whether or not tabletop gaming becomes ‘mainstream’, it’s still nice to see mainstream publications giving my hobby some positive attention.  The Grauniad (also known, less…


14 Hour Time-lapsed Twilight Imperium 3

This is excellent.  Reddit user Plolock has shared a fantastic time-lapse of one his recent games of Twlight Imperium 3.  TI3 is a fantastic game, but it is also long and cumbersome.  This video boils down…


Painting Board Games

One of the things that originally appealed to me about Board Games was that they represent a singular product.  I’d played miniatures games before, such as Warhammer and Hordes, but the sheer amount of prep work for…




My Top 50 Games @ No Rerolls

In the run up to Christmas I wrote a series of posts detailing my top 50 games, as the list stood at the time of writing.  Really, the list is incredibly fluid and has changed…


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…