Tag: Board Game (Game Genre)

Roleplaying and board games with reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Unboxing Ortus from FableSmith

Ortus became a massive hit at G*M*S Central about a year ago when we reviewed the game for our Review Room Podcast. A game that came out at Spiel 2013 from a very small company that caught us by surprise and has made it to the top games of this year. In Ortus, players take…
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Video Unboxing – Cubist

Cubist is a very strange proposition for a game. But then, this is a game co-designed by Alf Seegert, a designer who is known for creating strange games with strange themes that, invariably, work very well indeed, and Steven Poelzing. The Road to Canterbury and Fantastiqa are games that should be in any gamer’s collection.…
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Video Unboxing – Camelot: The Build

Camelot: The Build is the revival title launched by Wotan Games at Spiel 2013 after a long period of inactivity. Designed by Julian Musgrave Camelot: The Build sees the players competing to create Camelot, the legendary home of King Arthur and his knights. Think interior design medieval style. With a very reduced number of rules,…
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Dice & Slice Pilot Episode Gazpacho, Creamed Rice and X-wing!

Welcome to the pilot episode of Dice & Slice, the show about games, gamers and food. After a successful crowd-funding campaign in Kickstarter to buy some equipment and the hell of a lot of learning for the following four months, the pilot/rehearsal episode is now out with something tasty for you to enjoy and, hopefully,…
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Video Unboxing – Cornish Smuggler

Cornish Smuggler was the first release by Grublin Games and it came out at Spiel 2013 and it did very well indeed. In the game the players take the place of smugglers off the coast of Cornwall (yes, in the UK) who have to load goods in their boats and take them to the destination…
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