I sometimes have a nauseating feeling that I am playing the same game over and over and over. I have been a board game hobbyist since 2003, and I mostly play heavy Eurogames. Board games is enjoying a golden age now. There are many new games being released […]
With us slowly getting back into Meetups in this RMCO period, we were glad to be able to check-off one 18xx session this month. Here’s a recap of our session last Sat where 10 ppl explored choo-choo trains in Czech Republic and Mexico.
BGC’s traditional once-a-year gathering of friends over Xmas to play Twilight Imperium was back on the menu last Dec. Find out how our R10E6 Twilight Xmas session went, and how boardgames forge friendships that can endure years!
With the new AGE OF STEAM Deluxe Edition now readily available and a batch of new maps from AV Studio, it’s time for OTK to revisit one of our top faves. Find out what we thought of the PANAMA, SWITZERLAND and VIETNAM expansion maps.
To many, the Orient Express is a once-a-lifetime adventure given how prohibitive a ticket is. Likewise the 18OE Orient Express (one of the many 18xx titles we at OTK enjoy) could be a once-a-lifetime experience given how prohibitively long the playtime is (12hrs min?). Anyway we decided to give this game a spin on a mid-week public holiday. Read on to get a good overview of how this game plays out, and where next for the Orient Express?
Were you excited when Restoration Games announced the reprint of a very old classic Wolfgang Kramer game Top Race (ala Formel 1)? Maybe you haven’t even heard of it. But Formula One and other racing games always have a special appeal. Reimplemented in 2017 as DOWNFORCE, come drive with us and find out more about this new classic.
An accidental stumble into a video posted by Wilhelmsen to their Facebook page about the port of BREMERHAVEN prompted me to revisit this 2013 classic.
The first of our Essen gaming Friday saw us took a mix of light, medium and medium-heavy games for a spin…. read on to see what we think of The Prodigals Club, Celestia and this year’s 2nd ranked game in Fairplay and also Alexander Pfister (of Isle of Skye and Broom Service) first foray into medium economic game Mombasa.
The Old Town Kopitiam meetup continues this Friday with three more games including the highly rate Broom Service hitting the tables. Find out Heng’s impression of these games.
While the BoardgameCafe.net crew is away at Essen for SPIEL 2015, some OTK regulars met up at our previous meetup venue OLD TOWN KOPITIAM Cheras for a night of Barony and Galaxy Rolling…. read on to find out their impressions of these two games.
An evening where we planned to ROLL THROUGH THE AGES ended up with two sessions of THROUGH THE AGES instead. Both (the rare) 1st Edition and (the erroneous) 2nd Edition were in play. Find out the future of THROUGH THE AGES in 2015. This completes a trilogy of gaming sessions that started with Rahdo’s Top Ten Heaviest Games and ended with Vlaada’s Thru the Ages.
Boardgamecafe.net Meetup Report @ OTK Cheras 30/4/2015– CLINIC, ALCHEMISTS, MADEIRA By jack208 EXCERPT Continuing from last Fri’s Rahdo’s Top Ten Heavy Games, this week saw us go thru the 2nd batch of games in the list namely CLINIC, KANBAN, ALCHEMISTS and MADEIRA. RAHDO RUNS THROUGH Last week we […]