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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Lords of War with Martin Vaux

Lords of War was released to much acclaim at Dragonmeet in December 2012. And I mean to much acclaim because that very next year got the UK Games Expo award for Best Strategic Card Game, along with Lords of War: Dwarves vs. Lizardmen. Expansions have been released and the game is gathering momentum and strength […]

Unboxing: Dr Who Card Game

When a company does games well, jumping into a parallel side of the business with a different type of game is a risky strategy. Even though a well known license will attract people to the product, the reputation of both the product and the license puts a lot of pressure on the company to come up with a great game.

Achtung! Cthulhu – Terrifying WW2 Setting Launches For Call of Cthulhu!

MODIPHIUS, the London based role-playing games imprint has announced an official licence deal with Chaosium Inc to bring the Achtung! Cthulhu campaigns to the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying community. The Achtung! Cthulhu setting is packed full of fiendish Nazi scientists, terrifying ancient mysteries, legendary German war machines, desperate partisans, gun-toting paratroopers, determined investigators, and enough […]

Cubicle 7 Entertainment and Treefrog games announce the Doctor Who card game

Cubicle 7 Entertainment, an award-winning publisher of role-playing games including Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space and The One Ring, have teamed up with the hugely successful game producer Treefrog Games, to launch The Doctor Who Card Game in August 2012. Based on the BBC’s iconic Doctor Who series, and created by award-winning designer […]

Test of Fire: Bull Run 1861

Now I will state up front that I’m not a huge fan of many Martin Wallace games as for the most part they are too “EuroGamey” for me. It’s a game style preference issue, nothing to do with the quality of his games. But I certainly bow to his obvious creativity and talent in board game design without question and interestingly, when I interviewed him at this year’s UK Expo, I found out that he is a long time war gamer.

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