5 Tips to Remember when Buying Snacks for your Tabletop Games Night

I see you there, standing in the aisle of your supermarket of choice, perusing the snacks section for something suitable, just grabbing any and everything of the shelves. Put it back! I’m here to help, and to say; not all snacks are created equal when it comes to board games and tabletop, and choose the … Continue reading “5 Tips to Remember when Buying Snacks for your Tabletop Games Night”

5 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Tabletop Games Night (ft. Simon Drowell)

So you have the games, you have the people, you have your cool little room with the Kallax shelves stacked to the sky, but there’s more to running a perfect games night than just having ‘the stuff’. You’ve got to have the intangible, something that nobody else has. That thing is the X factor, which … Continue reading “5 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Tabletop Games Night (ft. Simon Drowell)”

TABLETOP REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – The Thames Murders and Other Cases

Full Disclosure: This review is unpaid and 100% unbiased, and I bought this game with my own hard earned dolla. Also, the version I am reviewing is the updated 2017 ‘The Thames Murders and Other Cases’ version, with more readable text and all that lovely stuff.   Oh my! A second review, well isn’t this … Continue reading “TABLETOP REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – The Thames Murders and Other Cases”

How to Survive Gen Con 50 when you’re not even going (aka FOMO management tips)

So as we all know, Gen Con is on its way, this amazing, humungous, behemoth of a convention, brings with it all of the wonder and magical…ness that a convention can. But what if you are not going? What if you CAN’T go because you, say… live in another country for example, and flights are … Continue reading “How to Survive Gen Con 50 when you’re not even going (aka FOMO management tips)”

TABLETOP PREVIEW: A Dog’s Life – Walk a Mile in their Paws

Full Disclosure: This review is unpaid and 100% unbiased though we were sent a preview copy of this game in advance of the kickstarter for the purposes of this review.   Some blogs don’t bother stepping into the wonderful world of reviewing but through the means of Kickstarter and also being aware that it might … Continue reading “TABLETOP PREVIEW: A Dog’s Life – Walk a Mile in their Paws”

Why Empathy is the Key to Successful Tabletop Theme & Design

What do we have in the world if we don’t have each other huh? Yeah, it’s a cringey, cheesey, nausea inducing sentiment but really when it comes down to it all of these computers, iphones, spreadsheets and pretty graphics and cat memes really mean nothing if you can’t then share that on your next snapchat … Continue reading “Why Empathy is the Key to Successful Tabletop Theme & Design”

How to Psych out your Tabletop Opponents 100% of the time…

(and also probably never be invited back to play tabletop games again, but hey, whatever it takes to win right! Right?) Ok maybe not. But we press on. So if you’re in a spot for a light bit of competitive intimidation, or perhaps are just trying to ANNOY your competition, and really get on everyone’s … Continue reading “How to Psych out your Tabletop Opponents 100% of the time…”