It’s been a while since I ordered a batch of games from Germany. Following the demise of Adam Spielt, I’ve not found another online mail order to fill the gap. However, last week, I decided to take the plunge and put in an order with 12SpielÂ and the order arrived yesterday. In terms of the service, it was pretty good: I… Read more »
The next meeting of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be on Friday 2nd May at Garry’s house.
Perikles, published by Warfrog, is a Martin Wallace game I somehow missed out on acquiring when it came out in 2006. I rectified this when the local TK Maxx was selling copies off cheap and we finally got to play it this week. Set in the Peloponnesian War, each player represents a powerful Greek family with political influence spread across… Read more »
From the Warfrog website: “Warfrog is going in a slightly different direction this year and will be releasing three limited first edition games. These will be part of the Treefrog Line. 1500 of each title will be printed. Each will be signed and numbered. The qualityÂ of production will be up to usual Warfrog standards. However, all playing pieces will… Read more »
This week, with six of us, we decided to have another play of Antike, a game that we all seem to like. Going into the game, there was one thing of which we were all certain: Mark G would be concentrating on constructing massive armies and stomping on his neighbours. Unfortunately for Mark K, this meant him and pretty much… Read more »
Glory to Rome, designed by Carl Chudyk and published by Cambridge Games Factory, is a card game about the rebuilding of Rome after Nero burns it down, as players seek to be the ones who earn the most fame during the rebuilding. Like San Juan, each card has multiple functions: It can be a “Role” (Labourer, Craftsman, Legionary, Architect, Merchant,… Read more »
Jackson Pope has just published news on BGG about what he is currently up to at Reiver Games. Reiver Games have published two games so far (Border Reivers and the fun bodyparts game, It’s Alive) and more is on the way in 2008. Here is what Jack has to say: “It’s an exciting time for Reiver Games, I’ve quit my… Read more »
The next session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club will be on Friday 18th April 2008 at Garry’s house.
This week, we started with Traumfabrik which has not been played at the club for some while. In fact we needed to go and reprint the English rules translation as nobody could remember all the rules. Steve and Guy had not played before. Nige was first to complete a film,closely followed by Guy and myself in the other two categories…. Read more »
Simon Emmins has just launched a new website that does exactly what the URL suggests it does. FindYourGameStore is a website dedicated to helping gamers find their games. RPG’s, CCG’s, Board Games, TMG’s, all these pastimes frequently require tracking down the specialist shops that carry them. Though more and more of these lines are appearing on the high street it… Read more »