The Games Room

“If you’re not prepared to lose every friend you have over a board game, you’re not playing hard enough.”
– Unknown

Sharing board game and video game reviews and recommendations.

The Wild at Heart: Indie Game Review

I had been looking forward to The Wild at Heart since I had seen it advertised in a previous year’s games showcase (probably E3).  It doesn’t take much to sell it – a quirky, fantasy forestscape with equally as unusual characters and enemies?  Sounded like my perfect game. And it…

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Ord.

Ord.

Ord is an indie game offering a number of mini text adventures.  With just one word at a time to prompt the player, you … View Post
The Animal Crossing Island Tour I Promised A Year Ago

The Animal Crossing Island Tour I Promised A Year Ago

Oh look, I finally did the thing. After figuring that filming Switch content was just a really tricky thing to pull off, it turns … View Post
5 Tabletop Games I Backed On Kickstarter

5 Tabletop Games I Backed On Kickstarter

Since discovering Sub Terra several years ago, I learnt how much smaller board game companies (and even larger ones) rely on Kickstarter to help … View Post
Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Meet My Villagers!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Meet My Villagers!

After 350 hours of gameplay, I now have my dream team on my island. You might notice a theme with my villagers – many of them … View Post
Animal Crossing: New Horizons – A Month on Hrothgar!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – A Month on Hrothgar!

One bright March morning, the island of Hrothgar was born, rising from the waves to mark the launch of the new Animal Crossing game, … View Post
Attending Minecraft Hogwarts

Attending Minecraft Hogwarts

So, I had my mind blown the other day.  Neil showed me this video on YouTube of The Floo Network’s Harry Potter mod … View Post