Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 2013 roundup

Gaming in February saw me play 18 games of 15 different titles, 5 of which were new to me. The new games were Bezzerwizzer, Thebes: The Tomb Raiders, Bora Bora, Famous Forehand and Construction Zone. I added six new titles to the collection and sold twenty three. The new additions were A Fool’s Fortune, Thebes: The Tomb Raiders, Coup, Famous… Read more »

Thebes: The Tomb Raiders

Thebes: The Tomb Raiders is a card game version of Jenseits von Theben (or Thebes, in English) the boardgame, both published by Queen Games. This is a brief write-up of how the game plays after one three-player session. I’m assuming some familiarity with the boardgame but hopefully it will be understandable to someone who hasn’t played before. The players are… Read more »

Wayback When February ’93, ’98, ’03, ’08

As I mentioned last month, February 1993 saw my first visit to the Nottingham & Derby Boardgames Club and there were two games played at that first session that really opened my eyes and got me into boardgaming. Those two games were Liar’s Dice and Acquire. So, what were the stand-out games from February 2008, 2003, 1998 and 1993: 2008:… Read more »

January 2013 roundup

In January, I played 23 games of 19 different titles, 9 of which were new to me. The new games were Rory’s Story Cubes, Keyflower, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, Around the World in 80 Days, Copycat, Pax Porfiriana, Saint Malo, Boggle Slam and Cluedo Suspect. I added five new titles to the collection and sold four. The new additions were… Read more »