A puzzle game where you collect objects by dropping them down a (donut) hole with a somewhat random story. … More Donut County
Call of the Sea – explore a seemingly deserted island in search of your lost husband. Excellent range of difficult puzzles and an intriguing story in a stunning setting. … More Call of the Sea
Spiritfarer – a relaxing adventure escorting spirits on their final journey. Combining crafting and collecting, this peaceful metroidvania-style game is a fascinating experience. … More Spiritfarer
After playing Oxenfree I asked for recommendations of similar games that were available on XBox Game Pass. The game that kept being mentioned was ‘What remains of Edith Finch’ which I’d previously downloaded but never got round to playing In the game you start from the point of view of Edith as she returns to … More What Remains of Edith Finch
This is an edited version of a comparative review I wrote for the voice of experience competition on BoardGameGeek. My husband and I enjoy co-operative games, they are our go to option when we aren’t sure what we want to play. We have built up a reasonable number of co-operative games, but by far our … More Thunderbirds vs Pandemic: do I need both?
Memoir ’44 was one of the first modern board games we bought. We came across it as we enjoy Ticket to Ride and were looking at other titles published by Days of Wonder. Memoir ’44 was released to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings. In the game the Allies are facing the Axis … More Memoir ’44: playing with history
I love Pandemic it is one of our most played games, so I was excited about the In The Lab expansion – I’m an organic chemist, I basically lived in a lab for several years doing a PhD. The lab variant is great, but before I tell you all how wonderful it is I’m first going … More Pandemic: In The Lab
A while ago I wrote about my excitement upon receiving Project Dreamscape, the first project I had ever backed on Kickstarter. I was pleased with the quality of the components and the beautiful artwork. So after playing it more than half a dozen times what do I think now? Play is simple, you choose whether … More Project Dreamscape: A Sleep Study Game
Who wouldn’t want to save the world? In Pandemic that is exactly what you are endeavouring to do; find cures for the 4 diseases that are sweeping the globe before time runs out. Everybody works together to beat the game and save humanity. This is our most played game and one of our favourites, we love … More Saving the world from a Pandemic
I have never been happier to lose a cooperative game than when we lost Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game for the first time. After winning our first 6 games I was starting to worry that it was broken as a 2 player game and basically impossible to lose. (We have been playing it as … More Marvel: Legendary or not?