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Walkthroughs

I Play Red writes board game walkthroughs for upcoming releases, kickstarter projects and classic games.
Players
2 - 5
Time
30 mins
Publisher
Devir Games

Winter is coming! The humans pantry is full but the local mice need to stock up for the coming harsh winter. Each player controls a family of mice trying to sneak into the pantr... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 mins
Publisher
Ankama

As the head of a triad, your goal is to amass as much money as possible, well, at least more than your fellow triads, anyway! Shadows of Macao is a quick and easy game with beau... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 - 40 mins
Publisher
Floodgate Games

It’s not often a game stops me in my tracks to look at because it’s so beautiful, but Bosk certainly has that effect on people! It simply looks stunning on the table with its 3D... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
45 mins
Publisher
Renegade Game Studios

Gates of Delirium is a 2-4 player game with multi-use cards that has area control elements and set collection, all wrapped up in a Cthulhu setting with beautifully illustrated G... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
45 - 75 mins
Publisher
Alderac Entertainment Group

OK, so we’re a sucker for a game with an animal theme (yes, especially cats) and this has big cats so we’re in! In Ecos players are creating the planet together, but quite often... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 4
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Cranio Creations

When you say card game, you generally think of a small box, cheap, cheerful, with quick play. This is not that sort of game! In fact, I think Cranio Creations have done it a dis... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
45 mins
Publisher
The OP

First, the most important rule of this game: you must hum The Imperial March the whole time whilst playing! OK, we ended up just playing the soundtrack to Rogue One instead bu... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
15 mins
Publisher
White Goblin Games

Ka Pai is a roll and write from first time designer, Mads Floe. I was lucky enough to catch up with him at Essen Spiel and grab a review copy from him, along with a pad of alter... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
35 - 45 mins
Publisher
GREIFERISTO

RONE - Races of New Era is a strategic card game set in a post-apocalyptic world. It plays between two and four players and once you’ve got the swing of it should take between t... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
90 - 120 mins
Publisher
Irongames

The people of the five realms have lived in peace for years. Elves, Mages, Dwarves, Halflings and Humans side by side, with, well, maybe a little competition! That is until the ... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 8
Time
15 - 30 mins
Publisher
East Street Games

OK, so everyone knows I’m not a fan of children so would be the most unlikely baby sitter ever! However, what if it were a bit more *cough* ‘lucrative’ shall we say? In Mob Si... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Devir Games

Every fancied making wine but didn’t fancy the feel of grape skin between your toes? Plus, who wants to go to all that effort to make a bottle of wine? La Viña lets you skip t... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
60 - 90 mins
Publisher
Bedsit Games

We are very lucky to have a wealth of very talented people in Brighton including musicians, artists and, of course, game designers! Funnily enough, I fall into none of those c... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 5
Time
15 - 25 mins
Publisher
Good Games Publishing

We love a good trick taker, even if Rob denies having ever played one every time we sit down to play one! As with most trick-taking games, Fairy Season could be played with a ... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
15 mins
Publisher
Ankama

Dinosaurs are big at the moment, I mean, not as big as they were when they were roaming the Earth, but you get my gist, right? In Draftosaurus you will get to draft dinosaurs ra... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
60 - 120 mins
Publisher
Albi

So, last week I talked about co-op games and this week I’m talking about video games. Strange things indeed from Redquarters! And no, this isn’t a review of Overcooked 2.I’ve be... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Ankama

I like dungeon crawlers, it takes me back to my role playing days. What I don’t like is a tonne of fiddly little token, plastic minis and the piles of stuff that generally com... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
45 mins
Publisher
Devir

I remember, back in the early 90s, when Sid Meier's Civilisation came out for the PC. This was me falling in love with Civ games! My first sighting of tech trees and civilisatio... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 - 40 mins
Publisher
The City of Games

Walk the Path of Enlightenment that runs through the Vadoran Gardens whilst taking time to water the flowers, feed the animals and clean the ancient relics. Vadoran Gardens is a... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
10 - 20 mins
Publisher
B&B Games Studio

I don’t dislike social deduction games, after all, we love Shadow Hunters I dislike the need for huge numbers of players, apps and all the organisation that goes with it. Nois... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 6
Time
45 - 90 mins
Publisher
(Self-Published)

I was lucky enough to meet up with a group of Indonesian board game designers who were in London as part of the London Book Fair. We played some games at Draughts, Waterloo, pla... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
45 - 60 mins
Publisher
Sunrise Tornado Game Studio

We love deckbuilders! Quick, simple and fun, they make a great school-night game. Promenade is one of the most interesting we’ve played and definitely the most beautiful! Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
60 mins
Publisher
Game Salute

The last Kings Forge met with an unfortunate accident involving his head and an axe so it seems the position is currently available. Local peasants are encouraged to apply for t... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 5
Time
20 - 60 mins
Publisher
Deep Aqua Games

We love our tea here! I’m talking proper tea, not that weird stuff they all drink when I go to Dallas! I’m a sold English Breakfast Girl myself, but Rob is known to be partial t... Continue reading →

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