Category Archives: boardgames

Trick of the Rails

Trick of the Rails, themed on the rise of the American railway period, combines 18XX-like portfolio management and a trick-taking card game. Players collect stock certificates and make the companies more valuable by laying a rail network. The game alternates between stock rounds and operating rounds. In stock rounds, the cards played become shares for the players. In operating rounds,

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My Favourite Boardgames [Terraforming Mars] A Quick Review

In the 2400s, mankind begins to terraform the planet Mars. Giant corporations, sponsored by the World Government on Earth, initiate huge projects to raise the temperature, the oxygen level, and the ocean coverage until the environment is habitable. In Terraforming Mars, you play one of those corporations and work together in the terraforming process, but compete for getting victory points

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Taking A Look Inside The Awful Orphanage [Kickstarter Corner]

The Awful Orphanage is a mildly evil tabletop game  that sees you and your friends navigating winding corridors and rooms, searching for items, dodging orderlies and running from the nefarious Gaunt & Sinister Man all whilst searching for one of the hidden Magical Talismans to free yourself from this macabre prison! There can only be one winner in each game, so use

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‘Bipolar Disorder: A Board Gamer’s Story’ Guest Blog by Jeremy Howard

Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes periods of depression and periods of elevated mood. The elevated mood is significant and is known as mania or hypomania, depending on its severity, or whether symptoms of psychosis are present. I want to be upfront about the reason for this post. This is not an attempt

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