Tag Archive: gaming

Tabletop Review: ‘XCOM’

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Oh, hey…a board game based on a video game. That totally sounds like a worthwhile investment. Kinda like replacing a Blu-Ray with a VHS. On the other hand, I’ve long loved the XCOM game… Continue reading

So What’s Up With That Awful Backwards Compatibility List?

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Microsoft is rolling out Backwards Compatibility for the XBOX One today, and the list of games is rather underwhelming. It is also a rather confusing list, considering for the past six months Microsoft… Continue reading

Why Aren’t Voice Actors Getting the Big Roles?

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This article is going to deal with the profession of voice acting, performers who provide voices for characters who do not have a real life, physical presence. We’re talking animation, motion capture, voice… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘COGZ’

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I love Kickstarter’s gaming section. It’s created an amazing market for new board game developers and some of the best items on my shelf have come from crowd funding. The latest item to… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Super Time-Force Ultra’

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Oh joy, another retro style indie game with ridiculous difficulty and a quirky sense of humour. That’s not unlike a billion other titles on Steam at the moment. But it’s free on the… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’

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This addition to the PSN store has been garnering positive reviews and has a great title, which caught our attention. It also has been billed as a ‘spiritual successor’ to the game Dear Esther,… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Exploding Kittens’

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Needless to say, this isn’t the first tabletop game to employ an attention getting title. It’s evocative of the already popular ‘Kittens in a Blender’. Yet this game has become a pre-order smash… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Heroes Wanted’

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Let me start with a story. About a year ago I joined a local gaming collective called WABA (Western Australian Boardgaming Association) in order to meet like minded board gaming enthusiasts and try… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘One Night Ultimate Werewolf’

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Here’s a simple game that I was introduced to over the weekend, immediately went out and bought and played dozens of times since. Each game lasts roughly ten minutes and usually involves a… Continue reading

Top 10 ‘Arkham Knight’ Easter Eggs (That Should be Expanded On)

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Batman: Arkham Knight is a massive game. The sandbox is big and detailed, with dozens upon dozens of individually designed buildings. The designers have embraced the opportunity to pack it full of easter eggs… Continue reading