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 […]

Physical Elements Classic – Review

I like physical games. I love the feel of M.E.E.P.L.E Force as I could not state loudly enough in my preview of it. I’m really excited for Starflix which I’ll be reviewing soon and Bez’s Yogi was a blast to try at UKGE. So, in theory I should love Physical Elements. Physical Elements is a […]

Escape the Dark Castle – Review

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Choose-Your-Own-Adventures seem to be making a comeback. Or maybe I’m just noticing them more as I get back into the interactive fiction scene. It’s the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon of game journalism. Once you learn about a unique new concept, its suddenly everywhere. With that said, this week I’ve been having a blast with Weirding Woods (review […]

UKGE Microgames

As part of the writing I do for Tabletop Gaming Magazine, I curate and occasionally design for a monthly microgame feature. I love seeing what people can do with tight restrictions (it’s also why I love Pico-8 and game jam games). With that in mind, I went looking for microgames at the UK Games Expo […]

M.E.E.P.L.E Force – Preview

M.E.E.P.L.E Force is currently in its prototype phase, images are not indicative of the final product. UKGE was last weekend and with it comes a whole load of new and interesting games for tabletop media to look at. But while most are focused on the big fish in the pond, we’re looking at the little […]

Wordsy – Review

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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 […]