Tag Archives: casual

Protect your thatched roof cottages: Trogdor the Boardgame on Kickstarter

Homestar Runner was one of the internet’s first meme generators. There was a time when I would go out of my way to get online just to see if Strong Bad had answered any emails lately, or if Homestar had released any “TOONS!” in celebration of a holiday or season. The Homestar Runner franchise has been quiet of late, but no doubt still enjoys the favour of a legion of fans around the world, if the response to their recently launched Kickstarter board game campaign is anything to go by.  Continue reading Protect your thatched roof cottages: Trogdor the Boardgame on Kickstarter

When am I? Spyfall Three: Time Travel

The critically acclaimed party deduction game Spyfall has been a much loved filler at our game nights for seasoned gamers and casual players alike. The premise is simple, the gameplay rapid and intense, you are never out of the action, and there are great metagame rewards for multiple playthroughs. It isn’t uncommon for a dozen plays in a given sitting, each one racheting up the pressure and suspicion. The most recent release from the Spyfall franchise and Hobby World promises more of the same, but this time with an ingeniuous twist. Instead of the spy attempting to work out where they are, in Spyfall: Time Travel the spy has to work out when they are.  Continue reading When am I? Spyfall Three: Time Travel