Tag Archive: tabletop

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

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Love Letter: Batman’

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Even if you only occasionally dip into modern board games, you’re likely to have seen Love Letter. The wonderfully concise card game involves luck, bluffing and memory, is easily stored in its little pouch… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘The Doom That Came to Atlantic City’

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Publisher: Cryptozoic Players: 2-4 Play Time: 45 Minutes Genre: Dice rolling, hand management Review: Oh dear. Oh dearie dear. Here’s a game that went from Kickstarter success story to cautionary tale. After the Lovecraftian themed reverse-Monopoly launched… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Mystery Express’

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Publisher: Days of Wonder Players: 3-5 Play Time: 60-90 minutes Genre: Deduction, bluff Review: As I start writing I remembered that this is the third Days of Wonder game I’ve reviewed in a row. Not intentional,… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Small World’

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Publisher: Days of Wonder Players: 2-5 Play Time: 30-90 minutes Genre: Strategy, conquest Review: Small World is a very popular game that has been putting out expansions and new versions consistently since it’s first publication in… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Betrayal At House of the Hill’

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Publisher: Avalon Hill, Wizards on the Coast Style: Adventure, Exploration, Horror Players: 3-6 Play Time: 60 minutes Time for our fortnightly session of clearing the table and rolling dice. Most people who routinely play… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Dead of Winter: Crossroads’

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Publisher: Plaid Hat Games. Style: Dice, strategy, partial co-op. Players: 2-5. Play Time: 2-4 hours depending on campaign. Wait, what happened to Cheap Game Tuesday?! Well, sometimes I just haven’t had the time to… Continue reading

Tabletop Review: ‘Discworld: Ankh-Morpork’

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Review based on the revised edition. Style: Card Management and City Control. Players: 1 – 4 Length of Game: 1 hour. The Gameplay: Each player adopts the role of a city leader of… Continue reading