The Games Room

“If you’re not prepared to lose every friend you have over a board game, you’re not playing hard enough.”
– Unknown

Sharing board game and video game reviews and recommendations.

X-COM: The Hardest Board Game I’ve Ever Played

I had heard rumours that X-COM was considered one of the the hardest video games around, though I’d never experienced it first hand.  So, when I had the opportunity to play the board game for the first time, I was prepared for a challenging strategy game that would at the…

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Why I’m Still Playing Pokemon GO

Why I’m Still Playing Pokemon GO

When Pokemon GO came out, everyone was playing it.  Everyone I knew – young, old, long-time gaming nerds or first-time players – were staring at their … View Post
Review: Dead of Winter

Review: Dead of Winter

I am very much into cooperative strategy games at the moment, so I was interested to play Dead of Winter, which combines my love … View Post
Welcome to the Realm of the Gods: Dice Forge

Welcome to the Realm of the Gods: Dice Forge

Congratulations, and welcome to the realm of the gods.  Your courage and intelligence have led you to us.  But this is just the beginning. … View Post
Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight

With Halloween approaching, it seemed like the perfect time to get stuck into a good horror game. I’m really into Dead by Daylight … View Post
Fiasco

Fiasco

So, last night my friend brought round a roleplaying game called Fiasco. I was quite apprehensive about playing because the whole game is based … View Post
Century: Spice Road

Century: Spice Road

Fans of Splendor will love this strategy card game, where players must generate spices to trade for victory points cards. A player can choose … View Post