Tiny Epic Quest - Review

Simon Todd - 19th Augsust 2017

Nostalgia at dangerous levels as Tiny Epic Quest finally hits my doorstep. It might look like Zelda, but does it deliver the gameplay to match the classic video game series?

Shipping Costs

Simon Todd - 6th August 2017

A couple of times over the last week or so I've been stunned by excessive shipping costs. Whereas previously I'd have probably just grit my teeth and gone ahead anyway, these are the straws broke my grumpy humpy back.

Introducing RSS

Simon Todd - 5th August 2017

There's one problem that readers of this blog certainly don't suffer from, and that's keeping up to date with the sheer volume of content that I release. Fortunately, there's now a solution to that non-existent issue: RSS.

August Excitement

Simon Todd - 23rd July 2017

I've backed a fair number of Kickstarters over the last year or so, and it seems they're all due to grace my doorstep in August. This is leading to off-the-chart levels of excitement, so I'm blogging about it to release some pressure.

One Deck Dungeon - Review

Simon Todd - 22nd July 2017

One Deck Dungeon - the name says it all. But for those thinking its a single pack of cards simulating a location full of nasties you're missing the key message in the games' title.

Gaming The Game: Achievements

Simon Todd - 1st July 2017

Following on from my previous admission of AD, I've identified a way of making sure those spurious purchases dont just rot on the shelf, and get the table time they deserve. Introducing: Achievements.

Let's Talk Acquisition Disorder

Simon Todd - 27th June 2017

This week has seen my biggest ever splurge of spurious gaming purchases, running into hundreds of pounds. I'm stopping for a second and taking a moment to confess and assess my problem: I have acquisition disorder.

BGG Ratings Explained

Simon Todd - 24th June 2017

I use Boardgamegeek to track ratings of the games I have played, which offers a scale of 1 - 10. For consistency, here's my interpretation of the scale, which I use to assign ratings.

Gloom of Kilforth - Review

Simon Todd - 15th June 2017

In 25 days the land of Kilforth will have descended into gloom. Feeling fresh? It's time to save the world.

UK Games Expo 2017

Simon Todd - 7th June 2017

After many years of thinking about it, this year it was time to lose my exhibition virginity with the UK's largest (and now the worlds' third largest) games expo.

FUSE - Review

Simon Todd - 22nd December 2016

Compose that brain of yours, set your timer for 10 minutes and get ready to fling some dice in this fast-paced bomb defusal panicfest.

Introductions - Blog goes live!

Simon Todd - 10th December 2016

After a bit of thought and an even quicker bit of PHP programming, I'm pleased to unveil my minimalist new blog! I'm no graphic designer, so minimalist is the best I can do...