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Newcastle Gamers – 30th March – Tabletop Day

(photo: Steven Hesse / @Geek_Apocalypse) Saturday was Newcastle Gamers day… and, to co-incide with International Tabletop Day, we’d decided to have an all-day gaming session at our usual haunt. To be honest it doesn’t take an awful lot of goading … Continue reading

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Tabletop Day

Next Saturday (the 30th March) has been declared International Tabletop Day… a day to turn off your TV, put aside your videogames, and to go and play some real-world, face-to-face tabletop games with friends, family, or anybody else who you … Continue reading

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Newcastle Gamers – 9th March

Mental experiment time: Imagine you took the tile laying of Carcassonne, the worker placement of Le Havre, The pick-up-and-deliver / routebuilding of Steam, an auctioning system so odd-yet-devilishly-clever that it seems like it should’ve come straight out of a Reiner … Continue reading

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Newcastle Gamers, 9th February

The power of the written word is indeed mighty! So mighty, in fact, that when I recently wrote that I still hadn’t managed to play the hot-new-thing-of-this-time-last-year — Eclipse — Olly promptly offered to fix that for me at the … Continue reading

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Guilty Gaming Pleasures: Space Hulk Death Angel

“So I do a bit of ameritrash. It’s OK. I can handle it”… It’s Richard Ham’s fault. He makes a series of boardgame videos, which I enjoy watching. To be honest, they’re a bit longer than I’d prefer, and the … Continue reading

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