The Who Dares Rolls Live Part 2 UK Games EXPO Trailer

by Mike Bon March 12, 2018
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We have a new Mobile interface!

by Mike Bon February 22, 2018
Greetings! So it’s with some fanfare I can confirm that we have updated the software running the mobile interface for this site. So finally it should look great on all your lovely phones. This was only made possible by the very generous support from our Patreon backers that allowed for me to afford to upgrade […]

The Tabletop Retailer’s View of 2017

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon February 6, 2018
In the world of tabletop journalism, it’s easy to focus too much on the games themselves and the designers. Something I’ve been wondering about lately has been the retailers. They tend not to grasp a massive amount of the headlines unless it’s something like Tom Vasel’s massive rant against bricks and mortar retailers, which was […]

The Best Components to Stack Up While You’re Playing a Board Game

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon January 9, 2018
Board games can be marvellous things, with cardboard, plastic and wood replicating vineyards, wars, civilisations and more. They are a wonderful experience and something I always heartily recommend to people as a social experience to have with friends (or sometimes solo, if you’ve read any of my ‘playing with ourselves’ articles . There’s one aspect of […]

Board Game Geek User Reads Rules Before Posting.

by Mike Bon January 8, 2018
Jonathan Marmalade BGG User G&ME_MSTR01 was astounded yesterday when he took the unprecedented decision to read the rules to a new game before posting a question on the geek. In a post, he shared on multiple forums, REDDIT and to BGG he exclaimed his newfound amazement at the information contained in a rule book. “Normally […]

Gaming overlords unhappy that you aren’t buying all the games!

by Mike Bon January 4, 2018
Apparently, the avalanche of new game releases has led to promising Asmodee titles being suffocated by the oversaturation of the market, an executive from Game Publishing Overlords Asmodee has suggested. Asmodee CMO Steve Hovarth estimated that 3,500 new games were released during 2016 – or around ten releases a day on average – resulting in […]

We’re Not Wizards Podcast

by Mike Bon September 10, 2017
I’ve been silly busy over here and not really had the time to show at lot of WDR love. But I did just guest on the wonderful We’re Not Wizards Podcast. So why not settle yourself down for an hour or so of chit chat and nonsense. And if you like that then I strongly […]

The Final Countdown

by Mike Bon August 28, 2017
As I sit here typing I keep peering over at the clock hanging ominously behind me, it’s working I know it is but it feels like I’m trapped in one of those terrible Hollywood cliches as the hero defuses that gigantic bomb in the final act, seconds stretching to minutes sweat glistening on his brow. […]

I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!

by Mike Bon July 19, 2017
Alright, i’m going to go off on one. So before I get into a complete state and have to wipe the slaver off my chin, let’s get some context in here so stick with me there is a point to all of this. If you’re sitting comfortably then I’ll begin. The video games industry has […]

The UK Games EXPO 2017 – Recap

by Mike Bon June 14, 2017
So its all over again for another year. The EXPO is now official a huge event, with more to see each year its getting harder and harder to pick what to stop and look at and what to pass by. Here’s some of my thoughts on the show and a handful of the games that […]