Category: The Boardgames Interview Room

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

Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: 12 Realms with Alexander Argyropoulos

Recently we reviewed 12 Realms in the Boardgame Review room and somehow we managed to dislike it. A combination of expectations not being met, mechanics we didn’t like, length of time we didn’t expect… It didn’t sit down well with us. And yet a lot of people love it, so we thought we might have…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: UK Games Expo Organisers

The UK Games Expo has become the flagship of gaming conventions in the UK. From its unassuming beginnings less than a decade ago, it is quickly turning into the perfect mix of GenCon and Spiel at a smaller scale but just as fun and well organised. Since I’m the one organising the panels, you’d be…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Frankenstein’s Bodies with Andrew Harman

Frankenstein is one of the most lovable “monsters” of literature. The nature of its genesis, the helplessness, the unfairness of the time and situation… It’s a truly sad and tragic story. To say that movies, plays, paintings, sculptures and pretty much any art expression you can think of has been used to illustrate and otherwise…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Mage Company and Hoyuk

Mage Company, the guys behind Wrong Chemistry and 12 Realms, have now gone to Kickstarter to fund their latest game, Hoyuk, a game in which you take on the role of a human 10,000 years ago trying to erect a village. Although Hoyuk was released in 2006 as a print and play, the game has…
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Podcast episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Scoville with Ed Marriott

I have learned to trust Michael Chamberlain when is about games. He kinda knows things I don’t. Tons of things. One of the things he knows how to do is spot great ideas and great sounding games in Kickstarter, and that’s exactly what he has done with Scoville. We got together with Ed Marriot and…
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