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My first UKGE surpassed all expectations.   I'm so grateful for everything that came together for such a great experience, so here are a few of the highlights from our first ever expo.   🔥 Tinderblox Was A Fiery Success First and foremost, the reception for Tinderblox went down an absolute treat!   Caezar from Alley Cat Games demonstrated the game to gamers, and various manufacturers, distributors, and/or publishers, and

It's an exciting time of year for all of us board game enthusiasts. The UK Games Expo is opening its doors tomorrow to a rabble of board gamers, wargamers, hobbyists, painters, designers, publishers, and the general public, and I couldn't be more excited! 😃   🚗 Hitting up the NEC A group of us are packing our bags and filling a car to head off early Friday

Well, look at that - just some bloody dandy news! My campfire kindling mint tin creation, Tinderblox, is going to be published under none other than than the glorious Alley Cat Games!   🐱 Hello, Kitty Cat The team at Alley Cat Games looked over the Tinderblox sell sheet I submitted to the publisher designer speed dating event for Tinderblox. After a few emails back and forth, and

Games don't need to be featured in the BoardGameGeek top 100 to be fantastic. It certainly helps, though.   That said, a select few have left a real impact on me an avid board game player, and a budding boardgame designer. Be it for the clever mechanics, lasting experiences, or just the straight-up value they impart - I love tabletop games in all their forms.   Of the

It's almost that time of the year again. That's right, UK Games Expo time.   Last year I was entirely new to the whole boardgame Instagram thing; my first post was only last year, in April 2018.   Being the newbie to the scene, I recall getting major FOMO when browsing all the amazing posts from UKGE last year. Truth be told, I didn't know it existed

Gush - Verb - Speak or write effusively or with exaggerated enthusiasm. This week we're going to gush over the potion producing, pot popping push-your-luck game, The Quacks of Quedlinburg, by Wolfgang Warsch. With a name like that, we could be in for a whole host of spelling mistakes, so let's cut it down to Quacks for everyone's sake.   THE LOW DOWN Quacks is a game for