Posts Tagged ‘Portal Games’
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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 […]

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 […]

Portal Con News!

by Mike Bon January 24, 2016
Over this weekend Portal Games has been been running Portal Con. Its a game convention with its focus on Portal Publishing, where they announce how the companies been going over the past year, (which is well it appears) and have lots of tournaments and generally its an excuse to indulge some good old fashioned gaming. […]

Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island

by Mike Bon September 14, 2015
WDR Silver
The Co-op game, its sole purpose apparently to ruin a perfectly good evening and get a group of friends arguing. Despite this impediment, they’ve gone on to become a popular and thriving sector of our hobby. Essential they are all evil piles of cardboard, cards, and cubes intent on making everyone’s life a bloody misery. […]

Who Dares Rolls Podcast 25 The Top Ten Lists Part 2

by Mike Bon August 28, 2015
List Part 2. Of the list, you know the bloody list! And some other stuff. Who Dares Rolls yay! This is all. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More Please follow and like us:

Who Dares Rolls Podcast 23 – Forbidden Stars

by Mike Bon July 11, 2015
In this episode. The boys get a multitude of wood. We discuss what we’ve been playing, including: finally a victory against the forces of darkness in Eldritch Horror and a first look at Tinker Tailor from Medusa Games a neat little card drafting set collection game, and Charlie gets all shook up in Dread! Wil […]

Who Dares News Friday 26th June 2015

by Mike Bon June 26, 2015
Well its been a while since I’ve done one of these so its probably time for a little bit of a catch-up so gather round all like-minded individuals and we can spoon in an entirely consensual manner and pick from the cracker box of board game happenings. So first sorry for the delay in regular […]

Who Dares Rolls Podcast Episode 22 – UK Games EXPO 2015 Special.

by Mike Bon June 7, 2015
Hello, hello well here we are with another invigorating podcast episode. In this edition we discuss the recent UK Games EXPO 2015, discuss some of the new games we had a chance to savor including Imperial Settlers Atlanteans,Forbidden Stars, 6 and Race to the north pole, the terrors of the bring and buy are brought […]

So long and thanks for all the meeples – UK Games EXPO 2015

by Mike Bon June 1, 2015
And so as I recline in the Who Dares Rolls study having washed the stink of freshly pressed cardboard and cellophane wrap from my nostrils its time for some quiet contemplation. The UK Games EXPO has always been a mecca drawing in apostles to this fine hobby of ours from all the corners of this […]

Who Dares Rolls Podcast Episode 21 – Imperial Settlers

by Mike Bon May 27, 2015
Its episode 21 of the Who Dares Rolls podcast. In this episode Mike, Robbie, Ben and Charlie are joined by the minister of board games himself Nate Brett. They discuss Portal games Imperial Settlers and its recently announced expansion, they get waylaid into reminiscing on games past and Nate shares an interesting theory linked to […]