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Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Prophecy of Dragons

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Prophecy of Dragons

Prophecy of Dragons is the fourth T.I.M.E Stories expansion we’ve played. So far, they’ve done an excellent job as keeping us excited, can they keep it up?

Top Picks from UK Games Expo 2017

Top Picks from UK Games Expo 2017

After 48 hours at the UK Games Expo 2017, here are our top picks from all the games, plus some extra highlights from the weekend.

Escape Room, Preston – Spy Mission

Escape Room, Preston – Spy Mission

Last weekend, after our visit to Escape Room Preston to play Vampire Chronicles, we followed up immediately with their newest room Spy Mission, a room we haven’t seen crop up in any other Escape Game site. Spy Mission is rated five out of five stars, so […]

Escape Room, Preston – Vampire Chronicles

Escape Room, Preston – Vampire Chronicles

This weekend we returned to Escape Room Preston to try out not one, but two rooms! The first, Vampire Chronicles has been there from the start, but we haven’t yet had the chance to play. We had previously thoroughly enjoyed our visits to Escape Room […]

Escape Room, Stoke – CSI

Escape Room, Stoke – CSI

We popped down to Escape Room’s newest site in Stoke to play one of their new games CSI. Locked in a killer’s home, would we escape in just 60 minutes?

Crystal Maze Manchester – Start the fans please!

Crystal Maze Manchester – Start the fans please!

This month sees the launch of the Crystal Maze Manchester ‘ultimate team experience’! Now we’ve been keeping an eye on this ever since the indiegogo campaign launched in 2015. We ‘almost’ backed the project, but couldn’t quite commit Thank you for reading! GirlGeekUpNorth x Like me on […]

UK Games Expo 2017 Preview

UK Games Expo 2017 Preview

This year we’re heading back to attend the UK Games Expo 2017 to bring you the best new games, and it’s going to be even bigger than last year!

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Expedition: Endurance

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Expedition: Endurance

I don’t often jump straight in with a verdict on my reviews but… I loved Expedition: Endurance! Prepare yourself for a horrifying journey to the frozen wastes of Antarctica! In Expedition Endurance, the fourth expansion for T.I.M.E Stories, a temporal anomaly of the worst sort has opened […]

Pandemic Legacy: October – December

Pandemic Legacy: October – December

It’s been one hell of a journey, but we’re finally at the end of our Pandemic Legacy adventure. Spoiler alert – Disaster Averted!

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Game Review – Unlock!

Game Review – Unlock!

Unlock! is an escape room inspired tabletop game. As avid fans of the escape & tabletop gaming genres, what would we make of this new amalgamation?

Game Review – Quests of Valeria

Game Review – Quests of Valeria

Quests of Valeria is a card drafting based game for one to five players. The aim of the game is to get more Victory Points than your opponents.

Game Review – Ascension, Dawn of Champions

Game Review – Ascension, Dawn of Champions

Dawn of Champions is a standalone expansion in the Ascension, deck building series. It introduces new game mechanics, including Champion cards & ‘rally’.



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