What I bought last week Our credit system worked out pretty well in January and definitely helped us stick to a budget, we gained enough credits to get Downforce and Deckscape: Test Time, which we even found time to play (yay for not adding more games to our shelf of shame!) so you can find … Continue reading Week(ish) in Review #003
What I played last week SPY 2-4 Players | 10 minutes | Perplext Tuesday | 2 players - After an entire week without a single game (life got in the way), I decided it was time to crack out one of our 'Pack o Games' at lunchtime. This was our first time playing SPY and … Continue reading Week(ish) in Review #002
What I played last week Rick and Morty: Total Rickall 2-5 Players | 30 minutes | Cryptozoic Entertainment Monday | 2 players - We tried Total Rickall for the first time on Monday and we really struggled! I think we were really unlucky with our cards but I also thought it seemed really unbalanced with … Continue reading Week(ish) in Review #001
New Year is a great time for making promises we won't keep by February, but it can also be a great motivator especially when it helps you to focus on something you love such as board games! My Resolutions Start a blog (killing it) Play more of our games, clear that shelf of shame! Spend … Continue reading New Year Resolutions
Hey, I'm Board Geek Girl, although people usually call me Carly. Or Tomato but that's a whole other story... I got into board games nearly 3 years ago now and it's completely taken over my life! In a good way. Although my bank balance may disagree... My new years resolution in 2018 was to finally … Continue reading Who is Board Geek Girl?
This May marks the two year anniversary of the beginning of our journey into modern board gaming, so I thought it would be nice to take a little look at the evolution of our board game collection over the past couple of years and see where it all started! Before May 2015 we had a … Continue reading Two years of board games!
Today we have a new update over on Board Game Caddie and it’s a pretty big one! First of all we have some new and improved filters: You can now filter your collection by mechanics and categories We have added min & max playing time filters You can now set the rating to ‘unrated’ to … Continue reading New & Improved!
As Daniel and I work together, we often play games during our lunch hour, so I came up with this compact solution to fit multiple games all in one box! Hanabi is one of our favourite lunchtime games so I needed a box with an extra compartment for tokens etc. and found this particular one … Continue reading 7 Games in 1
This week I have a quick top 5 for you, for our favourite filler games! A filler for me needs to be three things: Quick to setup Easy to learn Plays within around 30 minutes Filler games are always a great addition to any board game collection. They can be used as the ‘palette cleanser’ … Continue reading Five Favourite Fillers
Modern board games were basically made for Halloween, literally spanning all genres from Zombies and Vampires to Ghosts and Werewolves. And let us not forget our good friend Cthulhu, he get’s around a little to say the least...