Whether playing, hosting, teaching or designing – the world of board games is a fascinating place!
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Some of my favourite board games, accessories and gifts. Go on. Treat yourself!
Searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the board gamer in your life? Check out these valentine’s gift ideas for board gamers!
Need some gift ideas for board gamers that aren’t games? As a board gamer myself, here are some ideas for gifts that I’d love!
Looking for some horror board games for your Halloween games night? Check out these 13 spooky game ideas for Halloween!
Take your board gaming experience to the next level with board game accessories and upgrades for your games. Here are 28 of my favourites to inspire you!
The world of board games is fascinating! Take a look at these articles. What are you curious about?
Board games and nerds seem like a perfect match! But with nerd culture and the board game hobby going mainstream – are board games still nerdy?
Board games are fun, but are they toys? I researched dictionaries, stores and board game communities to find out if board games are considered to be toys!
It can be tempting to ship a board game via Media Mail because of the reduced shipping cost. But are board games Media Mail? The short answer is no.
Are card games considered board games if they don’t have a board? I researched dictionaries, shops and board game communities to find out.
Thousands of new board games are made each year. Are board games bad for the environment and how can you reduce your environmental impact when board gaming?
Discover the average price of a board game + get the board gamer inside info on where you can get a great deal!
A board game contains a lot of different pieces. Some are common, like dice and pawns. But others, like chits, not so much. Find out all about them here.
We recently had a clear out of old board games and we were wondering what to do with them. Turns out, lots of places will give old board games a …
a co-operative board game, players band together to beat the game. But the game won’t let you win. The games give as good as they get!
Board games are trending right now and the signs are that they are only going to get more popular. But why is that? Well, it’s not one reason, it’s many.
A meeple is a person-shaped player token in board games. But there are so many different types – from cavemen to rabbits and even vegetables!
As board games become more and more popular, board game bars and cafes are appearing in cities all over the world. What are they, and why would you go?
Why are board games so expensive? It seems a lot to pay for some cardboard and a dice, right? Well, not really… They actually work out pretty cheap.
The best thing about board games? Playing them! It’s also fun to try out other game formats too!
Curious about the murder mystery subscription box game, Hunt A Killer? See what a season is like to play in this Hunt A Killer review!
The Dark Room show by John Robertson, fuses 1980s text adventure games with comedy. Check out my Dark Room review for a peek into the dark!
I recently played a CluedUpp detective event game in my city. We even dressed in costume! Check out my CluedUpp review for more info (no story spoilers)!
Want to play board games online for free? I’ve tried out a lot of online board game sites and selected the six best. Take a look and give some a go!
Playing board games is fun, but it’s even more fun when you win. Get better at tabletop board games and win more often by following these 39 tips!
It’s not always obvious where to find board gamers near you. I found 13 places you can look for board game players – from locations to apps and websites.
Looking for an app to choose who goes first in your next game? I’ve tested 8 popular apps to find the best app to choose someone fairly and randomly.
Got a game to play but need another quick, fun game to decide who goes first? Check out these 19 games based on luck, bluffing or simultaneous starts!
Quarterbacking happens in co-operative board games when one player dominates the game and ruins it for the other players. How can you avoid quarterbacking?
Getting people together for board game nights (and days) is awesome! Here are some ideas for being an epic host!
Want to start a board gaming group or club but don’t know where to start? Check out my 11 Step Guide packed with hints and tips to run a successful …
The way you teach a board game to new players has a huge impact on their opinion of the game. Want them to love it? Follow these 15 steps.
It’s board game night and you need snacks. But you don’t want greasy marks on your games! You need the no mess, no grease snack ideas in this list!
Board gamers with social anxiety are more common than you might think. How can you support and welcome them and what games might they like to play?
Designing board games really gets those creative juices flowing!
Designing a board game is fun but it takes a lot of work. You can protect your board game with copyrights, patents and trademarks. Find out how.
Richard Garfield has designed some fantastic board games, including a 5-in-one board game designed with four other game designers. Discover them here.
Richard Garfield has designed some incredibly popular games from collectable card games, to unique deck games, to board games. See his 4 most popular here.
Your board game is all set up and ready to go but who goes first? Here are 180+ fun ways to choose – all ideas from actual board games!
Board game boards are high quality and durable. They look good and feel nice to play on. But what are board game boards made of? Well, four key materials…
How much board game designers make varies by experience, role and responsibility. But jobs are scarce. Find the career options in this article.