“The Botanist” Escape Room: A doomsday puzzle in a board game cafe!

Escape room enthusiasts rejoice, for now there is another expert level challenge available to play in South Australia! The Botanist is the newest feature at BrainHackr Board Game Bar & Cafe. It’s an escape room challenge for up to 4 players, designed by Urban Mysteries Co and located in Prospect, South Australia. Stop the machine […]

New ways to play Hive

It’s no secret we’re big fans of Hive around here. It’s one of the most played games in the cafe, and currently at the top of David’s Board Game Stats play count. To help add new twists after playing it so often, we’ve come up with a few variants. Give them a go and let […]

A look at First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet

Lights were flashing everywhere. Once mostly green, the red LEDs were popping up with alarming frequency all through the master control panel. It meant that the base was breaking apart, piece by piece. We had lost oxygen production in our greenhouses, causing the seedlings to suffocate. The rover was several days into a journey across […]

Stonemaier announces new modular board for Scythe

I mean sure, nobody was really looking at the board for Scythe and thinking “wow, this really needs some improvement”, but here we are!

The new ‘Alien’ RPG has got our chest bursting (with excitement!)

Listen, I don’t really care if you thought Alien: Covenant was garbage. Or that Prometheus was boring. The Alien franchise is still one of the best sci-fi universes in cinematic history.

The Mensa Select winners for 2019 have been announced

Over the weekend we got to find out the latest games to hold the honourable title of being a Mensa Select winner. The Mensa Select seal has been slapped onto a number of our favourite games, including Azul, Photosynthesis, Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Fluxx and many more.

Positive representation of women in tabletop games

This is the third in our annual tradition of International Women’s Day posts. Click here to see the previous two posts in this series. Last year we wrote about the women behind the scenes in the games industry, this year we’re going in the games! Here is our list of great representation of women in […]

Introducing KeyForge: Age of Ascension

We’ve had big news this week in the world of KeyForge. Starting last year with the Age of Discovery, the world is now entering the Age of Ascension! In case you somehow missed it, or decided not to jump on the wagon with everyone else, KeyForge was the world’s first Unique Deck Game. Each deck […]

Great Tabletop Games for Kids

We hear it over and over (and over and over). Parents that want to get their kids into their gaming hobby, or at least get them away from that blasted Fortnite! So here it is, our list of great games for kids of all ages. “Family” versions We’ve sectioned off all of the “family” or […]

What you need to start playing KeyForge

We’re finally entering the age of KeyForge! Since we’re a day away from our special KeyForge pre-launch learn-to-play event we thought we’d let you know what you’ll need to be able to start playing KeyForge at home. KeyForge is the new game from Fantasy Flight Games, designed by Richard Garfield. Not just a generic CCG, […]

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