Board Games

Parents Share Ideas For What To Do Indoors With The Kids When It's Raining

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Parents

Nothing makes a parent’s heart sink quicker than seeing it’s bucketing with soak-you-through-in-minutes rain on a day you planned to be outdoors w...

Tabletop Renaissance

Matt Zitron | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Matt Zitron

While there's undoubtedly going to be a dip in the tabletop market, the way for companies old and new to survive is within grasp. The secret is looking around and using the people that have made it thrive.

Easter Holidays: 5 Activities For Family Team-Building

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Parents

Holidays are a great time for some family bonding, free from the stress of a weekly routine. The lucky few will be jetting off abroad, but for most of...

The Devilshily Fiendish Secret To Winning Monopoly

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Comedy

Monopoly - we've all been there. The frustration, the despair, the tantrums as one of your friends slowly and methodically trounces you. Well, ...

Monopoly For Crazy Cat People Exists (And It Looks Magical)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've seen many versions of Monopoly over the years with Star Wars, Despicable Me and The Beatles being just a few. But now there's a new kid on th...

Attention UK Board Game Nerds! Someone Made A Playable Catan Map Of The British Isles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Attention nerds! Especially: board game nerds! And especially: British board game nerds! (And we do of course include ourselves in that description...

The EU Election Was Like an Over-Complicated Board Game: Voters Either Messed Around, Or Opted Out

Clare Finney | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics
Clare Finney

There is always someone who, around that time on Christmas Day night when you're so drunk you are already hungover, decides to introduce that board ga...

Cheltenham's Upcoming Monopoly; In This Digital Age Can We Still Not Resist a Good Old Board Game?

Hannah Brooks | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech
Hannah Brooks

The digital age is upon us, and has been upon for us for quite some time. No longer do we communicate with our mouths as we type down in a tiny messaging box the words that no longer reach our eardrums.

The Board Game Renaissance

Tomas Rawlings | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Tech
Tomas Rawlings

Welcome to our digital future - everything binary and ethereal. Our lives in the cloud. Relationships conducted via avatar, conversations via Facebook and debates via Twitter. No need for the physical, the digital is the real world now. Or so some would have us believe.

BioShock: The Board Game

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Tech

BioShock Infinite was one of the best reviewed and most engaging video games of last year - if not the entire console generation. So fans are no d...

Dice+: Digital Dice For Next-Gen Board Games Launches At Gamescom

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Tech

There were lots and lots of games on show in Cologne this week at Gamescom. But there was only one dice - and arguably, it's more impressive than all ...

5,000 Year-Old Board Game Discovered

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Tech

An incredibly well-preserved 5000-year-old board game has been discovered in Turkey. But nobody knows the rules. Discovery News reports that the...

Kids Re-Invent Chess With Skylanders Technology

Andy Robertson | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Robertson

Most recent of these is the invention of various games using Skylanders Giants figures. Much has been made of how they lend themselves to real-world play, but you actually need to apply some thinking to make that work.

Saying Goodbye to the Festive Devil

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Shepherd

It's now the middle of January, which means that we've been in the New Year now for two weeks and if you're like me then you've been breathing a sigh of relief as you start to get back into your regular routine, as you've waved goodbye to that festive devil that is otherwise known as Christmas.

National Scrabble Champion Crowned After Hard-Fought War Of Words

PA | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

The 40th national Scrabble champion has been crowned after winning a high-stakes war of words at the final of the annual competition. Wayne Kelly, ...