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Spiel 2018 Vital Lacerda, Martin Wallace, Ellalovesboardgames Selfie Spiel 2018 Press Day Photos - Sorry for being a little of the blogging game after Spiel, sickness pre and post-Essen had me tight up, but what a magnificent few days it has been. Spiel 2018…
El Crosso’s Spiel 2018 Top 9 Must Buy Board Games - At the pinnacle of our Board Gaming hobby In anticipation of Spiel 2018, we are on the hunt for what the board game hotness is for this year and what…
Carson City The Card Game, did you know that there is a cowboy code? A CrossWord review. - When we found this package at our doorstep, with clearly a bad written send to name on it (very fun Paul!), we did not expect it to be one of…
Noorderspel 2018 board game convention, hosted by WirWar Spellen Groningen - Since our recent move up North in the Netherlands we hadn’t had the chance of visiting any of the Dutch conventions there yet, but now we were only 45 minutes…
more monster and relic cards from terrors of london Terrors of London, a Victorian Horror tale about legendary monsters and a Dark River, a Kickstarter preview. - A horror story intro As most stories start, there was a time when everything was easy and the flow of life was like an easy stream of water belonging to…
Combo Fighter box and Kolossal Games and Plotmaker Games logo Combo Fighter, video arcade gaming pleasure in its purest analog form, a Kickstarter preview. - When the fantastic Kira from Kolossal Games asked if we wanted to preview a new game coming to Kickstarter, we couldn’t say no to that request.  The game set out to bring…
May 2018 Kickstarter and Pre-Order Cross Section - What grabbed our attention and which Kickstarter board games should you have a look at if you like similar style games like us? We also include the current line of…
What did we play aCross the Month of May - What have we played across the month and what is worth mentioning? We will tell you and we also give our initial feeling on our experiences with the games? The Mind What a game…
Zoomaka building your own zoo at the kids indoor playground Zoomaka, the zoo building rat race where almost everything is allowed, a CrossWord review - We love animals and we love hanging out in one of the many beautiful zoos which can be found around The Netherlands. There is always the moral discussion if animals…
the mind playing card for lives The Mind, is this card game a pathetic hype monster or are there really some telepathic powers involved? A CrossWord review - There is always THAT game. And this year the first one is The Mind by NSV.de  (and Pandasaurus Games! )Every year something unexpected get’s so much wind in their sails,…
Favorite Game Friday, The Instagram board game alliance, Game Stores - Game Stores Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and…
Favorite Game Friday, The Instagram board game alliance, Boardgamegeek Category - Category Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and play…
Favorite Game Friday, The Instagram board game alliance, games you are good at! - Good at Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and…
Favorite Game Friday, The Instagram board game alliance, Snacks! - Snacks Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and play…
Favorite Game Friday, The Instagram board game alliance, Upgrades! - Upgrades Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and play…
Favorite Game Friday, The Instagram board game alliance, Player Color! - Player Color Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and…
Kickstarter preview omen a reign of war beautiful artwork on the city reward tiles Omen a Reign of War, sometimes the only path to get Zeus’s blessing is one by wit and carnage. A Kickstarter preview. - John Clowdus and Kolossal Games are going big on this pimped new re-release of the Omen: a Reign of War series. There have been already two iterations of this saga…
Why Elon Musk and Clay Ross may have more in common than only the color red, The Estates Kickstarter preview and interview - We call ourselves fortunate to have met Clay from Capstone Games last year at Essen Spiel. First at the Heavy Cardboard meetup with a short hello and we did a…
War of Currents in a tiny card game, a review of Tesla vs. Edison: Duel by Artana Games - One of the wonderful things about the board gaming hobby is, that you discover new topics and interesting periods of human history by spending time at the tabletop. Most of…
hands on board game review of the Climbers by Capstone Games and Simply Complex Boxcover 5 highlights why building blocks are still brutally cool to play with, The Climbers Review. - As alluded to in the title, we are going to have a look at the brutal, yet very cool board game The Climbers by Capstone Games. In this seemingly simple…
Favorite Game Friday Game Board! - Game Board Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and…
Zuiderspel 2018 Marlon Penny Erna Kruis El Crosso Our board game adventures at Zuiderspel 2018 The 10th year anniversary edition - Zuiderspel 2018 was a blast. It’s a smaller Dutch board game con, but it is also one which is accessible for a lot of people interested in tabletop gaming and…
New box cover Chartered The Golden Age El Crosso Things You Didn’t Know About Chartered: The Golden Age the board game - Well, that was quite the suggestive title, right? But to stay in that historic mindset a little longer, because the fact stays true, the Golden Age of Amsterdam has clearly…
Where Dragon Castle’s crumble you can build your own realms legacy. A Dragon Castle board game review. - As centuries went by, the once mighty Dragon Castle was picked apart like vultures on a lioness her decaying corpse. The people who once lived here and who saw the…
Favorite Game Friday Theme! - Theme Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and play…
When cloth finishers and merchants still ruled the world. A Calimala board game preview - “Arte di Calimala” the guild of cloth finishers and merchants during the late Middle Ages. Through their arrogance (call it dedication), sense for artwork and skills in trading & fabrication,…
Favorite Game Friday Conventions! - Conventions Roy Cannaday from Epic Gaming Night  hosts Favorite Game Friday on Instagram with a diverse group of board game enthusiast (including us!) and content creators from all walks of life and play…
Golden Geek Awards 2017 -   2017 BoardGameGeek Winners & Runners Up Board Game of the Year Winner – Gloomhaven Runner Up – Azul Runner Up – The 7th Continent
Our snappy photo exploration into Empires of the Void II - A snappy photo showcase after setup of this enormous beast, Empires of the Void II. The latest Red Raven Game by Ryan Laukat arrived a few weeks back from Kickstarter…
What the World Would Be Like If Splicing Aliens Didn’t Exist - So you are here to listen to why Alien splicing is the next best thing after sliced bread? Because, in all honesty, it is a freaking amazing way to make…
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time when you are playing boardgames - Let’s get this show started So here we are again, it has been some days since we last post, but let’s say life got in the away again! We did…
Happy New Year! We wish you a lot of epic board game experiences! - Let me begin with wishing all of you a playful and healthy 2018! First impressions Some first thoughts on the games we played last few weeks. Not as much as…
Board games on the move and 9 tasty game suggestions excluding pizza - We are moving… And as we all know, moving stuff, is a b*tch. Especially when the games need to go and our current house gets emptied out. About 120 games…
Our board game week in retrospect - What did we play this week? We played a couple of the new games we brought from Essen. So this are all first impressions and for some we will be…
Spiel 2017 blog and photo extravaganza avalanche part 3 - And so we meet again my dear friends Let’s see if we can get through even more Spiel 2017 experiences? Are you ready do another day of board games, meeting…
Spiel 2017 blog and photo extravaganza avalanche part 2 - And we are back for more. Embrace yourself and let’s continue our journey through Essen together… We arrive at day 3 of the fair in our story and after a…
Spiel 2017 blog and photo extravaganza avalanche part 1 - Gone quicker than you could say french fries with bratwurst und sauerkraut. Ladies and gentleman, another Spiel is in the books and another year went by as fast as lighting.…
Day 1 Spiel 2017 is in the board game books - Meet & Greet with some of the amazing people behind all the new hotness What a day one this was, we met so many intriguing and fascinating people, I don’t…
Spiel 2017 Press day blitz post - The press meet and the new hotness displayed So we have had our first day at Essen and it was amazing to finally be back again. And now even a…
Our top 6 Spiel 2017 games part 3, The expansions. - The last part of our pre-Essen games we want to check out continues… We arrived at the expansions. The hotness from last year or even some older games getting injected…
Which board games we think you should be demoing at Essen Spiel 2017 - Finding those even newer gems shining on the horizon Visiting game fairs is one of the great ways to connect to publishers and see the current hotness, but what about…
All Things You Need To Do Before you go to Essen Spiel 2017. - Grab your markers & your pencils and slay this beast! With the biggest board game convention of the year around the corner, everybody is eagerly making their battle plans to…
Our top 6 Spiel 2017 games we are most looking forward to. -   So what are those 6 games we are foaming at the mouth at? We tried to look a little, but okay not too much, of the beaten path and…
Our new epic and spiffy logo! - Logo time With endless pride, we present you our new logo! We are over the moon about it.   It’s playful, it’s colorful, it has straits & curves and we…
Spiel 2017 Anticipation lists and more board game news - And so it begins… Our second Spiel, our second trip to the European board game Walhalla, our second chance to go deep into the heart of all that is fun…
A new week full of board game adventures! H’arrr - Hello fellow gamers, how’s life treating you all? After the pre launch of our blog last week, I was struck by an awful autumn flu or at least thinking wasn’t…
A short Hello! - If you are looking for your daily dose of boardgame extravaganza, you came to the right place! We will be sharing our lives we live with games and our impressions…