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Game Review – Ascension Deck Builder 3rd edition

Game Review – Ascension Deck Builder 3rd edition

Ascension is a quick and easy deck building game, perfect for those with no experience of the deck building mechanic, or those wanting a fast game.

Date Night at The Printworks

Date Night at The Printworks

With Valentines just around the corner, we found the perfect place for a date night in Manchester. Head to The Printworks for food & a film under one roof!

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017 brings us themes of rising stars, be who you are say what you feel, and women in film, here are our top picks…

Clue HQ, Manchester – Detonation

Clue HQ, Manchester – Detonation

Clue HQ have been around for quite some time now, and we visited their latest site in Manchester, to review their game Detonation.

Urban Exploration – Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford

Urban Exploration – Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford

Our first Urbex of 2017 brought us to Sleaford. We visited the Bass Maltings and Rauceby Hospital, originally known as Kesteven County Asylum.

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 has been another amazing year for me. Most importantly, I got engaged! Here’s a summary of all the other awesome things from 2016.

Game Review – The Crow: Fire it up!

Game Review – The Crow: Fire it up!

The Crow: Fire it up! Is another one versus many game released in 2016. It’s combat system is solid, but the rest of the game just seems to fall flat.

Princess Leia – The Geek’s Princess

Princess Leia – The Geek’s Princess

Princess Leia, or General Organa as she is now known, is the most iconic female heroine of my childhood, and here’s why…

Game Review – The Others: 7 Sins

Game Review – The Others: 7 Sins

The Others: 7 Sins is another exquisite miniature game from Cool Mini or Not. Instead of a team fighting against the game, one of you gets to be the Sin…

Fierce Edge Cyborg leggings

Fierce Edge Cyborg leggings

Fierce Edge Cyborg leggings are from the Fierce Edge comic book and gaming inspired sportswear, and I tested them on a climbing session.

Game Review – The Last Friday

Game Review – The Last Friday

Last Friday is a cooperative/hunting/deduction game, divided into four chapters full of horror and suspense. Can you escape the murderer at Camp Apache?

Pandemic Legacy: July – September

Pandemic Legacy: July – September

Pandemic Legacy is throwing twists at us left right and centre now we’re over half way through! July to September have not been our best months…

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