Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spielbox #1/2012

The latest issue of Spielbox arrived yesterday. Within its 56 pages were reviews of Rapa Nui, Coney Island, Ora et Labora and Villlage among others. There was also a recap of what was on show at Nurnberg and a look back at the career of David Parlett with numerous pictures of Hare & Tortoise. This issue also enclosed a mini… Read more »


Garry Lloyd   22nd March 2012   No Comments on Jerusalem

I’ve been in London the last couple of days and popped into Orc’s Nest yesterday. To my surprise, they had a shelf of half price games on this visit (never seen a sale before) and one of those games was Jerusalem which has been on my wishlist for a while. At £19 I had to grab it, although when I… Read more »

Back from Limbo

And we’re back! If you’ve tried to get on the site in the last week or so, you haven’t been able to as someone forgot to put money in the meter. Basically, I hadn’t noticed that the domain name fee hadn’t been paid and I didn’t get a reminder from the registrar, so Nominet went and suspended it. Thankfully, it’s… Read more »

Boardgame Group Map

Karl Bunyan has had the very good idea (although I’m sure many have thought about it before – me included – but he’s actually gone and done it) of creating a map of game groups with relevant contact and timing details. I’ve added our group to the blossoming list. It’s interesting: Who ever knew there was a group as far… Read more »

New order from Germany

I’ve just put in an order for a few games from which should turn up next week. Three big box games: Santa Cruz (the new Hans im Gluck release); Helvetia from Glen More designer Matthias Cramer; and Michael Schacht’s Africana. On top of that are four little games (just to please Nige): Zooloretto Wurfelspiel; Keltis – Das Wurfelspiel; Wurfel… Read more »