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So long, 2019 – and thank you!

Another year has passed and I’m pleased with the progress that I’ve made. I’ve maintained the dramatic weight loss that I achieved last year (which I wrote about here), I created a Twitter account – and have had met some absolutely amazing people because of it – and I’ve come so far with my writing, which is most definitely the […]

Indie Games 0

First Impressions: Bloody Trains

A phrase I can be heard muttering to myself quite often on the commute home from work, Bloody Trains is another game from indie developer and purveyor of very odd experiences, Marginal Act. I’ve looked at two of their games before – baffling tea delivery simulator TUTUTUTU Tea Party and Vasilis. The former seems to share quite a lot of […]

Card Games 0

Transformers TCG: Siege II (Wave 4)

Regular readers will know that I’m not only a huge Transformers fan, but also a fan of collectible card games too; having played Magic for more years than I’d care to admit (though on and off – and more casually than serious), I was very excited when I first saw the Transformers Trading Card Game in the wild. The impressively […]

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My Christmas Movies

Santa’s almost here! It’s about this time that I like to sit back, chill out and watch some classic movies. There’s a lot of debate about what makes a Christmas movie a Christmas movie, but for me it’s easy: Is it set at Christmas? Are there Christmas-themed songs on the soundtrack? Does the Christmas setting feature heavily? If the answer […]

board games 0

Board Game Review Round Up

‘Twas the week before Christmas – and I decided to spend it highlighting small, easy to learn and (most importantly) fun tabletop games. I tried to make sure I covered an especially varied selection of games; let’s take a look at what I was able to check out this week. Flip City A compact card game with a city-building theme, […]

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Board Game Review: Terrible Monster

I’ve spent the last few days reviewing small, clever and unique board games – and I’m continuing the theme today. It’s almost Christmas, after all – and surely the festive period is the ideal time to be checking out board games! As tiny games go, Terrible Monster is one of the smallest there is. It’s comprised of just sixteen cards […]