I think October is my absolute favourite month, mainly because I love Halloween! This post brings us to a year of great games and good eating so enjoy this selection of spooky games and recipes to go with them. First off, make your best “woooooooo” ghost impression for Ghostel (shameless plug – this is available […]
September is a time for new beginnings, and back to school so this month I’ve suggested some word games to play with friends. Given the season, and the amount of vegetables we had in the garden, I recommend serving with one of the soup recipes here. Use a cup rather than a bowl so you […]
While packing to go on holiday this Summer, we had the inevitable discussion about which games to take…they can’t be too big…wait we’re only taking hand luggage – can we take any games?! In the end we decided to forego packing physical games and instead rely on digital versions, some of our favourites for pass […]
I love March, despite the mixed up weather and never knowing if I need a coat or sun cream, as it has one of my favourite days of the year in it…pancake day! This month, I suggest serving either classic pancakes or american-style pancakes with any of these games.
February, a month to curl up by the fire with loved ones, playing board games of course. Here are some suggestions for lovely(!) board games and snacks to help you enjoy February.
Happy New Year! How often do we start with great intentions and before January’s ended, so has our willpower? To help keep those resolutions, here’s some ideas for board games to try before you give in to temptation… If you need a caffeine fix, try Cappuccino. This fast-paced game lets 2-4 players stack cappuccino cups […]
December always brings me fond memories of hours playing board games with my family, sometimes falling out, often going over the allowability of certain two-letter words in scrabble that certain family members insist on playing – you know who you are! I can’t promise the suggestions here will stop any falling out but they should […]
Bonfire night, fireworks, plots. November is a brilliant month for spending time with family, so many activities to do, and of course this includes board games. Here are my suggestions for great games to try in November and I’ve also included ideas for snacks to help get your gaming night off to a bang.
Have you ever taken a look at a game and known, just known you were going to enjoy it? Well this week I had the pleasure of receiving an early copy of Eduardo Baraf’s GemPacked card game and as soon as I opened it up, I knew it was going to be fun.
MONSTROUS is a gloriously illustrated deluxe Greek Mythology game from new publishers Good Games Publishing. We reviewed the game and also interviewed designer and publisher Kim Brebach on our podcast. If you hadn’t already guessed, we like the game (we gave it 3 out of 3 approval spanners) and in fact I’ve even backed it […]