Wordsy – Review

Formal Ferret Games, Wordsy, Word Game

I work with words all day every day. I study creative writing at university so Wordsy seems like a game I would kick butt at but no! Apparently not! Apparently when I’m put on a timer my brain will throw the mental dictionary out the window and scream. And I love it. Wordsy has you […]

Holmes Sherlock & Mycroft – Review

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“In February 1895, London woke up to a loud bang. A large pillar of smoke showed that a bomb had exploded in the Houses of Parliament. Security forces were activated immediately and they arrested a suspicious young laborer near the area. Mycroft Holmes, at the service of the crown, was commissioned to investigate the relationship […]

Gutterhead Review

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Initially, I just wanted to put a hundred laugh emojis here but apparently that “doesn’t explain enough” so here’s the low-down on Gutterhead. A dirty drawing game by Some Gimps in the UK which describes itself as the love-child of Pictionary and Cards Against Humanity. Players split into at least two teams of two with one […]

The Chameleon Review

Big Potato Games’ The Chameleon is a clever little bluffing game where every player but the chameleon knows the secret code word and must give one-word clues to the group to try and single out the imposter. Sort of like what you would imagine the codebreakers were doing during WWII if you have no idea what WWII […]

Weird Things Humans Search For Review

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It’s Wednesday and that what better way to celebrate than with alliteration. So today we’re looking at Big Potato’s Weird Things Humans Search For. Or, the Google guessing game. Weird Things Humans Search For is a simple guessing game where one player reads out the start of a search (“Will video games…”) and players, either […]

Colour Chess Review

Everyone and their grandmother have played chess at some point in their life. When you’re younger, you either get taught chess or drafts and if you’re a drafty – get out! This one isn’t for you. Are they gone? Good. Alright huddle up and make a circle cause I’ve got some cool shit to show […]

Dungeon Raiders Review

Andy Hull, the designer of indie darling Spelunky offers a useful little gem of indie game development advice “Whenever possible, reuse existing elements, rather than creating new ones” Andy is referring to Spelunky and his experience designing wooden toys but it really does carry over to every aspect of indie game design. Being able to refine the core mechanic […]