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Mysterium review

Mysterium (2015)

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then…

Star Trek: Frontiers (2016)

‘Riker, open a hailing frequency to the Romulan warbird. Mr Data, full power to shields. Mr La Forge, I’m going to need you to… wait, hang on. I’ve miscounted. Sorry, belay that. Everyone back to where they started. Sorry, I’ve got this now….

Cube Quest review

Cube Quest (2013)

You know all those fancy gaming tables that the most dedicated of board-gamers have? The ones that are the cost of a small car and the size of a horse’s coffin? I always wondered why they had a recessed playing area – it seemed uncomfortable and awkward, like…

A guest post

We did a guest post!

Hello everyone.  My, don’t you all look nice?  Have you lost weight?  Your eyes are particularly radiant today.  They really match your shoes. Anyway, we did a guest post for Brandon the Game Dev’s blog today.  You might like to go check it out.  Or not.  I mean, you can…

Seasons review

Seasons (2012)

Wizard battles in many settings are like stereotypical gunfights in the old west – a moment’s twitch of the fingers, a flare of fire and smoke and pain, and a dead body on the ground. In games such as Dungeons and Dragons, the casting time of incantation…

Imperial Settlers review

Imperial Settlers (2014)

Let’s get the obvious thing out of the way first. Imperial Settlers is a beautiful game. It is replete with the most adorable art, and the most invitingly charming aesthetic. Don’t be fooled though. Despite its appearance, Imperial Settlers is a game that has all the…

Hive review

Hive (2001)

Putting my cards (tiles) on the table early, I’m going to say I don’t like Hive. I’m also going to say it’s not really the fault of the game. I’ve seen more than enough supporting evidence that shows this is a rich experience with endless strategic and…

Twilight Struggle Review

Twilight Struggle (2005)

I’m old enough to remember the Cold War, but not old enough to have understood it at the time. To me, the Cold War was just the sinister background music to the much more immediate fears that the tensions of the time drizzled into my developing brain. I…