Review: Escape the Dark Castle, by Themeborne

On the 31st May 2017, Themeborne – then only a year or so old – launched a Kickstarter for the tabletop game, Escape the Dark Castle. The game itself is for 1-4 players – handy if no one else is around – and takes around thirty minutes to play. When I checked out the  Kickstarter,… More Review: Escape the Dark Castle, by Themeborne

Despoiling through the snow: Frostgrave

Of the many games which has taken off in the past few years, Frostgrave seems to be the one that a lot of people have gotten into over a short period of time (it’s still less than two years old, released July 2015). I’m sure there are many reasons for this, and though a lot… More Despoiling through the snow: Frostgrave

“I go, you go… we go?” The ‘Turn’ in Different Gaming Systems

In the simplest of games, it is accepted that players take turns. It is drummed into us from an early age. As we grow up and start playing board games, everyone still gets their turn, one after the other. Monopoly is a good example. In the majority of wargames, this holds true too. As gamers, we… More “I go, you go… we go?” The ‘Turn’ in Different Gaming Systems

Summer Hobby Challenge: Ferrus Manus and Horus Lupercal Week 7 Update

After the long and drawn out stair affair of last month, I wanted to paint a little more fun this week, and cracked on with Horus. Now I’d finished the tassets and his head, so continued working on the bronze colours of the armour. Before I started the bronze, I went around the whole miniature,… More Summer Hobby Challenge: Ferrus Manus and Horus Lupercal Week 7 Update