I played Magic: The Gathering for the first time.

Some might think it impossible to have been playing board and card games for 10+ years and never played Magic: The Gathering. I had heard about it and knew the appeal, draw and even knew of the subculture. I was aware of its impact on the industry and recognised its...

d20 Reviews: Gloomhaven

Don’t worry, there aren’t any serious Gloomhaven spoilers coming up! Gloomhaven weighs 9.8kg. For reference, when my three-month-old nephew was born he weighed just 3.5kg, the current 18 carat gold FIFA world cup trophy weighs a meagre 6.1kg and for the...

d20 Staff Picks

d20 has come a long way from it’s humble, kick-started beginnings. Along with Michelle, Mario and Page the café now employs a cast of characters that you might have met. We are always asked for recommendations and depending who you ask you’ll get a different...

Why it works: Azul

Azul seems to have taken the board-gaming world somewhat by storm. Released in 2017, with a second edition already with us by early 2018 the game claims to ‘capture the beautiful aesthetics of Moorish art’ with simple, quick and family-friendly game play....
A Game of Thrones Catan, Brotherhood of the Watch

A Game of Thrones Catan, Brotherhood of the Watch

Runaway cultural superstar, A Game Of Thrones meets board game legend, Catan. Guaranteed success story, right? Klaus Teuber’s Catan, (Settlers of Catan if you insist) first published in 1995, is celebrated as a breakthrough success and is both elegant in its...