Flamme Rouge

by Mike Bon October 20, 2016
WDR Silver
Cycling… Not really all that exciting is it? I’ve done it, I mean its like riding a bike. Right? So when I was first approached about the idea of taking a look at the new cycling game by Asger Harding Granerud designer of 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crises I was all like yeah OK, […]


Who Dares Rolls does Essen Part 1.

by Mike Bon October 17, 2016
The facts expressed below belong to everybody, the opinions to me. The distinction is yours to draw… Ever since starting this blog there has always been one entry in my gaming grail diary that I’ve wanted to put a big tick against. Attend Spiel in Essen a mecca for enthusiasts of cardboard entertainment to gather […]


Warhammer Quest Silver Tower

by Adam Won October 10, 2016
I love the original Warhammer Quest. I mean really, really love it. I’ve even written about how much I love it on Prepare For Boarding (did you spot the shameless plug? I think it was pretty subtle). So when Games Workshop announced they were releasing a new version set in the Age of Sigmar universe, […]


Judge Dredd The Board Game

by Mike Bon October 6, 2016
WDR Bronze
Judge Dredd is one of my earliest hobby game purchases from way back in 1982, it was the golden age of Games Workshop in the UK they had a blockbusting run of stone cold classics during that decade. There was Dungeon Quest, Rogue Trooper, Talisman, Chainsaw Warrior, Cosmic Encounter, Fury of Dracula, Warrior Knights and […]


Who Dares Rolls TV Episode 3 – Secret Hitler

by Mike Bon September 20, 2016
What can only be considered as ‘on a roll’ we’ve produced another You Tube video. Yes WDR TV episode 3. And in this rambunctious episode we contemplate Seafall and the lack of love for this long awaited title. Poke at the dark underbelly of Kickstarter with a peak at Vengeance and Gods Strateg. And finally […]



by Adam Won September 14, 2016
Sometimes you stumble upon a little gem by accident or by fortune.  In the case of GOSU, I stumbled across it because someone at The Works stuffed up royally.  I won’t go into too many details (it involved someone buying a large number of copies without checking the language it was printed in), but I […]


51st State Master Set

by Mike Bon September 12, 2016
WDR Silver
So a quick history lesson for you, everyone got their pens and notepads ready? 51st state was the precursor to Imperial Settlers which subsequently was the remake of this game. Thematically they are entirely different beasts Settlers abounds with cutesy Romans and cuddly Barbarians while 51st State wallows in its grim, dark post-apocalyptic future of […]


Games Workshop and Fantasy Flight Games fall out of love

by Mike Bon September 10, 2016
So after much gossip and general scuttlebutt following Gen Con, it’s finally official. Games Workshop and Fantasy Flight Games are parting company. After a successful 8 year run of FFG producing what many agree has been some of the best implementations of GW’s Warhammer/40K licenses the party is finally over. So what does this mean? […]


The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon September 7, 2016
You battled through Mirkwood with barely a scratch, but now things are looking bad. Aragorn took a few lumps from the hill troll, and several smaller allies fell by the wayside; a Northern Tracker and a Snowborn Scout. Tragically, you never learnt their names. Now you travel down the Anduin river, hoping to regroup while […]


Who Dares Rolls Podcast 35 – Gen Con!!!

by Mike Bon September 5, 2016
Fresh returned from the kitchen Mike, Nate and Phil perform a autopsy on this years Gen Con. Scythe gets another airing and apps in board games get given a good going over. Plus all the other scandalous nonsense you’ve come to expect.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | […]