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Airecon

by Mike Bon March 14, 2017
This past weekend, I travelled across half of the UK to attend Airecon a fresh new upstart on the UK’s convention scene. I’d never visited before but as it had moved this year into the rather swanky Harrogate International Centre now seemed the optimum time to check it out. Considering Airecon is only four shows […]

On the Road to Airecon

by Mike Bon March 10, 2017
Being the gentlemen explorers of all things cardboard it seemed only correct that we should probably pause from our daily routine of lolling around the Who Dares Roll’s lodge in a barely functioning state and venture outside. And when I say go out, I mean do something bordering on actual journalism besides having a fag […]

The GW and FFG Split and What it Means to Us.

by Mike Bon January 29, 2017
Back in the carefree summer of 2016 news hit that put a bit of a wilt in my cucumber sandwich. It was the ending of the longstanding agreement between Fantasy Flight and Games Workshop that had seen the latter publishing board games based on GW’s various IP’s. At the time we gnashed our teeth and […]

We’re Still Here!

by Mike Bon January 2, 2017
Happy New Year! To all our listener’s lurkers and passers-by. I know we’ve been quieter than usual over the last couple of months and nothing pains me more than just when everyone else in our hobby is winding down and indulging in all the new shiny toys that hit this time of year I find […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 5 – Extravagant Christmas Treats!

by Mike Bon December 21, 2016
Its the final part of our Gamer’s Gift Guide and this time we’re throwing caution and expense aside and pointing out some budget straining super special goodies we think are worth your time and money. If you missed the previous instalments then here they are:  PART 1 , PART 2, PART 3 and PART 4 Mike’s Picks Oh boy! […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 4 – Gamer’s Games.

by Mike Bon December 13, 2016
Its part 4 of our Gamer’s Gift Guide and this time we’re picking some rollicking good games for gamer’s. If you missed our previous parts then here they are PART 1 , PART 2 and PART 3 Mike’s Picks OK now we’re talking, proper bloody games. Oops was my gamer snob showing! Now this really is an impossible […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 3 – Party Games

by Mike Bon December 6, 2016
And so its part 3 of our Gamer’s Gift Guide and this time we’re in the party mood and so its Party Games! If you missed our two previous parts then here they are PART 1 and PART 2 Mike’s Picks Party games this is such a tricky prospect, for me they should be light […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 2 – Family Games

by Mike Bon December 1, 2016
Its Part 2 of our Gamers Guide to Giving Gifts and this time we’re looking at Family games. If you missed Part 1 its HERE. Mike’s Picks. OK anything but bloody sodding Monopoly or any of the other mass market drivel that’s had the latest hot new cartoon/movie slapped on it was basically my mantra […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 1 – Stocking Fillers

by Mike Bon November 28, 2016
So its that time of year again of mince pies, chilly bits and the entire UK transit system closing down due to a leaf. With 2016 confirmed as a Horrible Anus (my Latins a bit rusty but i’m sure that’s it)  Chris my long suffering convention wife and dedicated camera operator thought it good that […]

Five Games to Help Prepare you for our Inevitable Apocalyptic Future

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon November 18, 2016
Recently I wrote an article about five games to help cheer you up given the terrible year we’ve had. The thing is, the events are probably not isolated to 2016. I’m not saying that we’re going to be The Road immediately, but it’s probably going to happen. The Quiet Year By Avery Alder and Buried […]