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40 Essential CO-OP Board Games (Best Cooperative tabletop games)

Hey Everyone, in this article we’re looking at 40 essential board games for cooperative play. A few rules before we start: As much as possible, I’ve tried to only include games that are available on retail or on the publisher’s site at the time of publishing. I’ve excluded games...

DIY Solution to make a small drawing tablet easier to use for beginners

Just a quick and dirty way to expand the “wrist support” surface of a smaller drawn tablet. Hmm, ok, well, this doesn’t have much to do with board games, but after starting to paint my Darkest Dungeon miniatures, I got a growing desire to do more creative “art”, and...

The Infection – Roll, write and fight – Board Game Review

The Infection, Roll Write & Fight is an upcoming Print and Play Survival and resource management Board game by Heavy Punch Games. This is a solo game, in which you play as a survivor in a city infested with zombies. You have to travel from location to location in...

The 15 Best Board Games coming into 2024

2023 has been a huge year for board games, with more than 4500 games released last year, according to the BoardGameGeek database. And that’s not counting expansions! Today I’m looking at the highest ranked games that came out last year for your 2024 gaming sessions, based on their “geek...

Darkest Dungeon Board Game – What’s inside the box

I cracked opened all the components of Darkest Dungeon and counted them so you don’t have to. If you’d like to get a better feel of these components I have an unboxing video here: The Darkest dungeon Board Game – Kickstarter controversy The Darkest Dungeon board game has been...

Where to buy (English language) Board Games in Japan

(Updated 01/2024) Hello, fellow gaijins! Those of us who have been living in Japan for a while have been struggling a little bit to get our regular dose of cardboard for a reasonable price. Board games are quite popular in Japan, as everywhere else in the world, but for...

Amazon Board Game End of Year deals – 2023

Updated 12/15 If you’re looking for last minute deals ahead of Christmas, we’re getting close to the last days where online retailers can guarantee the packages will reach your door before Christmas. This might be the right time to get some stock stuffers, or last minute treats for yourself....

15 Games you might enjoy if you like Awaken Realm’s Nemesis

Nemesis is a semi-cooperative game of survival horror, heavily inspired by the Aliens Franchise. This game is another smashing success by Awaken Realms, and was followed by two sequels, including the recently crowdfunded Nemesis Retaliation. If you’ve enjoyed Nemesis and are looking for more games that you might like,...

15 Board Games for Pandemic fans

Pandemic is a great modern cooperative board game that stays fun whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned gamer. If you’re looking for great tabletop games like Pandemic, we’ve got you covered with 15 recommendations to help you keep your gaming nights fresh. I also have a video version...

2023 Top 100 SOLO board games review

Hi everyone, today I’m running through 2023’s edition of the Top 100 solo board games of all time, according to the BoardGameGeek 1-player guild[1]. This is a vote that happens on BoardGameGeek every year, so keep in mind that this list is not my personal opinion (and I won’t...