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.

Alice is Missing: A Silent Role Playing Game

I tried something a bit different than my usual tabletop games this week. Alice is Missing is a ‘silent’ role playing games where players must communicate via text message to solve the mystery of what has happened to Alice. My friend had purchased the PDF (a cheaper alternative to buying…

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The Wild at Heart: Indie Game Review

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 … View Post
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