Fantastic roguelike game “Heat Signature” offers great ‘Space Birthday Update’

So this is not a tabletop game related post, but it is safe to say that some video games do a great job of playing out mechanics that are just too complex for the table.  Heat Signature is a great example of a tabletopesque gaming experience that just works so well in video game form, […]

Read more  

A Dwarf, Mage, Elf and Warrior walk into a bar. A review of Magic Maze!

A dwarf, an elf, a mage and a warrior have lost all their weapons and all their treasure. They can’t buy new weapons without treasure, but they can’t pillage new treasure without weapons. What are they to do? This isn’t the set up for a joke, it’s the basis of one of my favourite games. […]

Read more  

Holey Guacamole! A review of Avocado Smash!

Avocados have had a pretty serious wrap lately, with smashed-avo toast being a metaphor for the crumbling of the modern economy, and the failings of millennial culture in general. But who really wants to wallow in that junk? Make avocados fun again we say! Thankfully, the good folk at Ridley’s Games seem to have heard […]

Read more  

The real space race! A review of Selfish

Few games are as brutal in their goal as the new game Selfish. Whilst other games have you competing for points or land, Selfish has you fighting your friends for life itself. 2 – 5 players 7 years + Usually around 20 minutes In Selfish all the players are stranded in space and running out […]

Read more  

Find your muse in this Rock Music RPG!

Rockopolis is an RPG set in the real world of the rock music scene. If you love RPGs but shy away from the high fantasy worlds, Rockopolis might be for you! Interact with rock underground legends, build your band and even play gigs!

Read more  

Last Organ Standing! A review of OrganATTACK!

In the effort to provide a completely objective review I’m going to start by saying that OrganATTACK! (heretofore to be known as Organ Attack) is brilliant and I won’t hear a bad word about it 😛 2 – 6 players 10 years + Usually around 20 minutes Based on the web comic The Awkward Yeti, […]

Read more  

“Gen7: A Crossroads Game” is coming and it looks AWESOME!!!!

If you have spent any time in the Board Game Bar & Cafe, you will have inevitably heard me rave on about one of my all-time favourite titles – “Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game”. This post-apocalyptic zombie romp put players in a semi-cooperative survival scenario, as they use members of a struggling colony to […]

Read more  

Zombicide will be getting the Tabletop RPG treatment!

It’s time for the Zombicide fanfic universe to thrive! Earlier today, CMON games announced a partnership with Italian design team “Need Games!” to create a Tabletop RPG set around the iconic Zombie apocalypse. This dramatic shift in gameplay will leave behind the board and focus on storytelling and character creation in an immersive world controlled […]

Read more  

Azul is the Spiel des Jahres winner for 2018!

It’s official! Another one of our cafe-library favourites has just been announced as the winner of the prestigious Spiel des Jahres award for 2018.

Read more  

Preorder announcements for July

We’ve had heaps of new preorders pop up on the site in the last few weeks, so here’s a neat little summary for you! Get peace of mind by ordering early, and we’ll let you know when your game is available to pick up. Check out the rest of the games currently available for preorder […]

Read more  
1 2 3 13