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.

Oceanos: A Review

I haven’t had much time for board games recently, so when I attended the board game cafe the other day, I wanted something light and quick to learn.  Skimming the shelves, Oceanos caught my eye as being a good balance between family and strategy game. The card-drafting game sees players…

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Favourite Board Games of 2017 (Part 2)

Favourite Board Games of 2017 (Part 2)

Here we are, back again for part two of my round-up of amazing board games I played this year.  I released part one impatiently … View Post
Last Friday: A Board Game Review

Last Friday: A Board Game Review

Some legends never die… After having a good binge on Scythe for the last few weeks, we felt it was high time we learnt … View Post
Scythe

Scythe

Today I played one of my new favourite Board games – Scythe.  It is an expensive game that I could only ever dream of owning, … View Post
The Other Side of the Camera: Orwell

The Other Side of the Camera: Orwell

After a long stint of not playing any video games, it seems that I’ve got my mojo back.  I know a lot of … View Post
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