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I have a slightly funny relationship with Lord of the Rings. I’m kind of a massive nerd so I’m sort of morally obliged to love it, but I never really got into the book. I think it’s all the walking. … Continue reading

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Oh yes, social media. Should do some of that. It seems I haven’t actually blogged since the start of the month, which is about two hundred years in Internet time. And, thinking about it, the very fact I consider blogging … Continue reading

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To paraphase a line from a 1990s sketch comedy series that I suspect most of readers will never have seen: this week I’ve been mostly playing FMV games. For the uninitiated, which again is quite likely to be most of … Continue reading

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my review of string railway by ducky string railway is a game where you use string to make railways. you can make the railways in the shape of ducks but not very easily. string railway is a good game because … Continue reading

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If you’ve read my unapologetically specific nerdmance, Looking for Group, you might remember that there’s quite a big chunk in the middle where Drew and Kit play a game called Planescape Torment. Honestly, they’re actually the wrong generation to be … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I worry that my tastes are narrowing in my old age. The last few games I’ve reviewed on this blog have been a cooperative Lovecraft themed board game, a cooperative game in which you use customised decks of cards … Continue reading

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 So a few months ago I wrote a couple of very, very long posts about a game called T.I.M.E. Stories – a game primarily distinguished by the fact that you can only play it or its expansions once. Since writing … Continue reading

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Hi! Welcome to another one of my sporadic board game posts. Normally in this, well, I call it a series but perhaps “infrequently updates set of things” might be a slightly more apposite moniker… anyway, normally in this series I … Continue reading

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So, towards the start of this series, I wrote a blog post about Arkham Horror in which I observed it probably wasn’t worth getting the follow up game, Eldritch Horror, because they were sufficiently similar that you couldn’t really justify … Continue reading

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So, like about 2 million other people (a significant proportion of which, admittedly, seem to be teenage girls), I’m currently obsessed with Mystic Messenger. And, for the record, this has proven the gateway drug or, alternatively, the exception to the … Continue reading

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