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Walkthroughs

I Play Red writes board game walkthroughs for upcoming releases, kickstarter projects and classic games.
Players
2 - 5
Time
60 - 90 mins
Publisher
Forbidden Games

Fact: I get told off for getting games purely because they have cats in them! If a game has a cat on the cover or in the game, I end up with it! A lot of the time these games ar... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
ADC Blackfire Entertainment

I love Reiner Knizia and I love Blue Orange so when I saw a prototype of this game back in February, I was super excited. I have been waiting (im)patiently to see the finished... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 60 mins
Publisher
Ninja Division

There’s an influx of Warhammer licensed games on the market at the moment with mixed reviews. As an ex 40K player I thought it was about time to have a look so grabbed a copy of... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Next Move Games

I want to start by saying this game is not Azul, it is not Sagrada. It shares a mechanic with Azul and a theme with Sagrada but is unlike either! Next Move Games have again prod... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 60 mins
Publisher
Renegade Game Studios

The Tea Dragon Society Card Game is based on a graphic novel by Katie O’Neill and I will start by saying I had never heard or seen it before. However, dragons are one of my favo... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
30 - 120 mins
Publisher
Twisted Bit Games

Across a crowded room, I saw you. Your bright colours, yet slightly sinister, artwork drew me in and I knew I had to look. Motora is simply put, beautiful. So, then we sat and p... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
40 - 50 mins
Publisher
YAY Games

If you've met Andrew at any gaming conventions, you will know this his unlimited enthusiasm and excitement is infectious and Yay Games is suitably named! He also has a rather si... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 5
Time
60 mins
Publisher
Devir

I hope you are all sitting down, as I am going to be talking about a co-operative game *gasp* OK, well it’s a semi co-op so don’t know if it really counts!Based on the Jules Ver... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
60 mins
Publisher
North Star Games

Anyone who knows me will know I’m perfectly happy to play soulless, dry cube pushing games and I’d much rather have great gameplay over theme every time. However, when great gam... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 - 40 mins
Publisher
Hans im Glück

Oh, to rule for the day! In Majesty: for the Realm you can do just that. All players are competing for the crown, in order to win it they must establish the most successful king... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
30 - 45 mins
Publisher
Plan B Games

Century: Spice Road was released last year to much acclaim and was the first in a set of three games that were all standalones that could then also be played together. This year... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
10 - 15 mins
Publisher
Ankama

Brothers is the new tile placement 2-player game from Ankama Boardgames, take a look at it with us and you've even got a chance to win your own copy.https://www.youtube.com/watc... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 mins
Publisher
Black Monk

Poor Gretchinz! Basically they are the Ork underdogs, smaller than Orks, they get all the crumby jobs no one else wants. So, it’s hardly surprising they like to let their hair d... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 5
Time
30 mins
Publisher
Brain Games

At heart, Pikoko is a trick taking game, but I bet you haven’t seen such a beautiful trick taking before! I also bet you haven’t played one quite like this either. Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
20 - 60 mins
Publisher
GaGa Games

Dreams seem to be a popular theme in gaming at the moment, and it’s easy to understand why. In a psychedelic dream world, anything goes and Somnicum certainly plays up to this e... Continue reading →

Players
1 - 4
Time
120 - 240 mins
Publisher
Adversity Games

Nightlancer is a character building, worker placement game set in a dystopian, cyberpunk world of Birmingham in 2099. The first thing I noticed when opening this is the sheer qu... Continue reading →

horror, zombies
Players
2 - 4
Time
45 mins
Publisher
City Gate Games

Last One in is a zombie themed game with a difference, it’s competitive! There are also two very different ways to win making this something very different from the standard zom... Continue reading →

Dachshund
Players
2 - 6
Time
15 - 30 mins
Publisher
(Self-Published)

Everyone knows I’m a cat person (the clue’s in the name!) but who could resist digitised dachshunds? Doxie Dash simulates the mayhem of owning one but without the mess! Doxie Da... Continue reading →

Kickstarter
Players
2 - 5
Time
30 - 60 mins
Publisher
Chance and Counters

Let me start this by saying I LOVE push your luck games, then say I am so very bad at them! Exploriana is set in the late 19th Century. Vast new continents are now open to explo... Continue reading →

Players
3 - 4
Time
30 mins
Publisher
Massif Games, LLC

Kartoffelkrieg means potato war and that tells you everything you need to know about this game. Yes, it is a game that has mechanised potatoes fighting to the death! What? You n... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 5
Time
15 mins
Publisher
Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag

We've put together a quick walkthrough and gameplay video for Illusion by Wolfgang Warsch, we had a long talk with NSV (Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag) at Spielwarenmesse 2018 an... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
20 mins
Publisher
Korea Boardgames co., Ltd.

Star Plus is a quick and simple little card game where the aim is simply to get rid of your hand. Easy, right? Umm…. no, in fact it’s not! Beautifully illustrated with the twelv... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 6
Time
45 - 75 mins
Publisher
Dragon Dawn Productions

I Play Red is proud to present our first Walkthrough video featuring Darwinning, the evolution themed trick-taking game, here we're taking a look at the prototype version. The g... Continue reading →

Players
2 - 4
Time
90 mins
Publisher
(Self-Published)

You might want to buckle up, as this is gonna be one hell of a bumpy ride! Wreck and Ruin is a vehicular skirmish game for between 2 and 4 players. You’re not only fighting agai... Continue reading →

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