Monthly Archives: July 2019

Developer Spotlight – Oliver Joyce (Swords and Sandals Series)

After reviewing the Swords and Sandals: Classic Edition I took the chance to catch up with series developer Oliver Joyce to talk about the highs and lows of Flash development. Having played these games back when I was but a nipper, it’s strange and cool to be in a position to chat to the creator […]

Chook and Sosig: Walk the Plank Review (PC)

Chook and Sosig: Walk the Plank is a fun game, centering around the adventurous kitten, Sosig and his best friend, Chook the chicken ghost. The two of them are with their friends: Exley, the demonic sheep and acting Game Master; Hebble, the cheeky fox with a dinosaur obsession; Min, the psychic, swashbuckling bat; and Cow […]

The Artefact – Review

Role-playing can be a powerful tool. It can help us explore difficult emotions like loneliness in a safe environment. But it is important to be safe while exploring these emotions as it possible to go diving into them and struggle to resurface. Especially with solo play. To that end, The Artefact thankfully comes with a […]

Echidna Shuffle – Review

Of all the games at UKGE that we’ve played so far, this one surprised and charmed me the most. Echidna Shuffle by Wattsalpoag and designer Kris Gould is a family game in which you move echidnas through a sort of echidna traffic jam to collect and deliver bugs. It’s simple enough for young children to […]

Don’t Get Got Review – Promoting Paranoia!

Nothing inspires paranoia among friends like a secret missions game and Big Potato have taken it one step further. By cleverly removing the board, Don’t Get Got becomes a secret missions game that can go on for days. Each player draws 6 mission cards that slide into the waterproof wallet. From the moment of drawing […]