Category Archives: review

Ireland Cosplay Convention

This year was the return of Irelands foremost Cosplay Convention to the Red Cow Hotel. The Convention was packed with con-goes, artist selling their wares and doing on the spot commissions and number of small businesses pimping their work, such as … Continue reading

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Betrayal at House on the Hill – Review

Betrayal at House on the Hill is a semi cooperative horror board game by Avalon Hill and Wizards of the Coast. The players begin by exploring a modular haunted house, hoping to gain abilities and items to increase their chance of survival. Some of the room tiles hold Omens, powerful items and followers that also have a chance at triggering the haunting. The special thing about Betrayal is that there are fifty hauntings to trigger, all with their own characters and mechanics. After about a dozen plays, I haven’t experienced the same game twice. Continue reading

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Sword and Sworcery EP – Review

About a week ago I was lying in bed, awake but not ready to get up yet so I pulled out my iPad and went in search of a new RPG to try.  There are a lot of repurposed old … Continue reading

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Never Alone (Kisima Inŋitchuŋa) – Review

Never Alone is a narrative platformer developed by Upper One Games, an indigenous games company belonging to the Cook Inlet Tribal Council in Alaska.  Iñupiat elders were at the heart of the writing, collaborating with the developers to portray a … Continue reading

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The Witches – Review

The Witches (Terry Pratchet), by Martin Wallace, is a great board game with beautiful art, straight forward rules and just enough complexity to be compelling without making it inaccessible. You can start with one to four playable characters, all young … Continue reading

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Life is Strange Episode 1 Review

After completing the first episode of life is strange, it was fair to say that I was left wondering. This game has definitely got me hooked on its mysteries. Life is Strange has a narrative that is engaging and compels … Continue reading

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Dragon Age Inquisition – Review

Having completed Dragon Age, I went straight to a friends house to drink tea.  I was heart broken, confused and lost.  All my cynicism over game of the year awards was washed away, it deserves all the recognition it can … Continue reading

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