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.

Favourite Board Games of 2017 (Part 1)

Favourite Board Games of 2017 (Part 1)

We’re just over halfway through 2017, but already I have added more than a dozen new board games to my repertoire.  I thought I’… View Post
Vampire: The Masquerade – Meet Hiroko

Vampire: The Masquerade – Meet Hiroko

Last year I experienced tabletop roleplaying for the first time.  I’d dabbled in it before – a game of Edgewalkers here, a few nights … View Post
Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game

Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game

So, the cake wasn’t a lie after all. I’ve known about the existence of the Portal board game for a long time, … View Post
Elegy for a Dead World: Dear Marta

Elegy for a Dead World: Dear Marta

I recently started playing a fantastic game for writers called Elegy for a Dead World.  It plays like a scrolling platform game, but there … View Post
Splendor Review: Can you build the greatest empire?

Splendor Review: Can you build the greatest empire?

Recently I went to a board game cafe for the first time, which ended up being one of the coolest ways I’ve ever … View Post
Survive the Neverending Nightmares

Survive the Neverending Nightmares

Neverending Nightmares is a psychological horror game set in the nightmarish dream realm of the protagonist.  Through a series of levels, including a spooky … View Post
The Art of Fallout 4

The Art of Fallout 4

I considered doing a formal review for The Art of Fallout 4, but found that it’s hard to talk about the book without wanting … View Post