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Roll For Insight: Ritin’ Wurds Good


Sam gives us some helpful hints on writing and how it might be useful in your tabletop games too.

Behind The Board Games: Sébastien Lavigne, Professional Painter

3 days ago 6

We were very lucky enough to find some time to talk to an utterly fantastic painter from within the industry, Sébastien Lavigne.

Community Spotlight: Fantasy Vikings, Intrepid Investigators & A Chaotic Master


Come and join us for a look at some Fantasy Vikings, excellent Investigators and a masterful Chaos leader.

Comment To WIN 1 Of 2 PWork Wargames Kill Team Mats!

5 days ago 43

You could be in with the chance of winning 1 of 2 Kill Team Mats from PWork Wargames which can be picked up at UK Games Expo this year!

Roll For Insight: The Imagination Gate

1 week ago 16

Ben talks about dealing with writer's block as a tabletop storyteller and some of the ways you can combat it.

Behind The Board Games: Liberty Kifer, Award-Winning Designer of Crystallo


Liberty Kifer has become a whirlwind success in gaming. After deciding to enter a game design competition last year, Liberty found her life turned around when Crystallo - her solo-play tactical puzzler - won numerous awards.

Community Spotlight: Old Witches, WWII Germans & Dragon Maidens


Crazy folklore legends, Dragon Maidens and a spot of the Historical caught our eye this week!

Toy Soldiers & Music: A Tale Of Plectrums And Plastic


Robert Bell steps in to talk about the way tabletop gaming and music have always been linked, sharing some killer songs along the way!

Roll For Insight: Talking Tits – It’s Time To Banish Boob Armour


Lads, it’s time I got something off my chest.

Behind The Board Games: Eddy Webb, Creator Of Pugmire

2 weeks ago 1

Sam catches up with Eddy Webb, freelance tabletop game writer and creator of Pugmire.

Community Spotlight: Space Rodents, Brutal Warbands & Spooky Sewers

3 weeks ago 6

Bloody warriors, space-based rodents and spooky sewers pop up in this week's Community Spotlight.

Retro Recall: HeroQuest


Ben delves back into a golden oldie from his collection, HeroQuest? Was this one of your first tabletop experiences?

Dinosaurs Go To War As Nerd Palace Announce Primeval Clash

3 weeks ago 5

This Friday, Nerd Palace Games are heading to Kickstarter to help fund Primeval Clash, a game that asks the question "What's cooler than an Aztec riding a dinosaur?"

Behind The Board Games: Reiner Knizia


Ryan asks some of his most burning questions to Reiner about his background as a mathematician and how he approaches game design.

Quick Look: Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play Starter Set

4 weeks ago 11

Ben gives us his first impressions of the Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play Starter Set from Cubicle 7.

Gangfight Games Introduce The World Of Runerunners

4 weeks ago 2

A fantasy world, drenched in the glamorous style and crime of the roaring twenties, is coming to Kickstarter.

Community Spotlight: German Aircraft, Groovy Greeks & Animal Warriors

4 weeks ago 7

We're flying high, fighting on Ancient battlefields and adventuring with some furry friends.

Hobby Thoughts: The Pressure To Be Good

4 weeks ago 14

Community member nogginthenog reminds us that we don't all have to be Angel Giraldez to enjoy our hobby!

Roll For Insight: Pacing Your Board Game Day

4 weeks ago 6

On this weeks Roll for Insight, Ryan discusses the intricacies of structuring your day of board games to avoid burnout.

Quick Look: A Thief’s Fortune


Ryan takes a Quick Look at one of his most anticipated games of 2018 - A Thief's Fortune from Artipia Games.

Community Spotlight: Warlords, Fantasy Footballers & Howling Wolves

1 month ago 6

Howling wolves, masterful warlords of mighty legion and much more await this week!

Retro Recall: Man O’ War

1 month ago 35

Sam looks at an absolute classic from the team at Games Workshop of days yore. Did you get to play Man O' War?

Get Involved: Spring Cleaning Hobby Challenge!


We're asking you to crack out your old, broken, badly painted (yet still awesome) projects and give them a new lease of life.

Roll For Insight: How Do You Approach A D&D Film?


Ben discusses how he'd approach the problem of getting a Dungeons & Dragons film to the silver screen.

Behind The Wargames & Books: Gav Thorpe


Gav Thorpe is one of the most prolific writers currently working in the tabletop gaming industry.

Community Spotlight: Despoilers, Sleek Soldiers & Gotham Villains


Come and check out more of the awesome work from our community members this week.

Retro Recall: Dream Phone


While you guys were all getting to grips with the coolest miniatures and D&D books your childhood had to offer, some of us were out here playing real games. Games that mattered.

Blood Culture: The World Of Darkness Community


Chris Handley takes a deep look at the culture of World Of Darkness, it's community, what it's done right and where it's gone wrong.

Roll For Insight: Gotta Collect ‘Em All!


I have always had that drive to collect things and in the end it is what got me into tabletop gaming.

Behind The Board Games: Steve Jackson, Steve Jackson Games


Steve Jackson is a designer who has witnessed first-hand the rise of the board gaming industry today.

Community Spotlight: Mad Orc Racers, Undead Dinosaurs & Smegheads!


We're delving back into the awesomeness that is Community Spotlight to look at your amazing hobby and painting work!

Retro Recall: Cyberpunk 2020


Ben talks about having his brain fried by this new role-playing game his friends found called Cyberpunk 2020.

Roll For Insight: Is Winning Everything?

2 months ago 16

My life has been fuelled by competitive desire. Whether sports, games, or education, I have always pushed myself to outrun, outmaneuvre and outshine my competition.

Behind The Board Games: Ignacy Trzewiczek, Portal Games

2 months ago 1

This week, Ryan interviews Ignacy Trzewiczek from Portal Games about how he has sustained such a long career in the industry.

Making Your Own Epic Miniatures: The Grand Finale!

2 months ago 5

Four years after he first set out to make his own mini, DeadDave's model is finally finished and making its way to Salute. 

Quick Look: GladiGala By Tyto Games


Tyto's new game GladiGala takes us back to the days of Roman Gladiatorial combat to create a family-friendly, light skirmish board game with creative use of magnetic components.

Community Spotlight: Chaotic Creations, Pesky Pan & Grizzled Viking Veterans


Come and join us for another look at some wonderful work by you folks in the community!

Retro Recall: Mu Torere


This week on Retro Recall Ryan continues to talk about ancient board games long after everyone has left the room

Important: Clarification & Apology Following Weekender XLBS (31/03/2019)


It has come to our attention that during this weekend's Weekender XLBS (31st March 2019) we may have made claims that were incorrect. 

Roll For Insight: Autism & Tabletop Gaming


This week on Roll for Insight Ryan talks about Autism awareness and tabletop games.

Behind The Wargames: Tim Korklewski, Creator Of Ragnarok


We get to talk with the awesome Tim Korklewski about the upcoming game Ragnarok: Heavy Metal Combat In The Viking Age!

Dave Taylor Takes On The Venomcrawler Conversion Challenge!


Dave Taylor has taken on Warren's challenge to try and turn the Venoncrawler from Shadowspear into an Imperial vehicle!

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