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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 […]

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Newsham Park Asylum is a site I’ve wanted to visit for a while, and we had the opportunity to do an explore very recently. Thankfully no ghosts appeared…

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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20 Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes

20 Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes

In honour of today being 20 years since the first episode of Buffy aired, I’m bringing you my 20 best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes.

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?

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

MANIFF 2017 returned to Odeon Printworks for it’s third year, with themes of Rising Stars, Be who you are, Say what you feel, and Women in Film.

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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.

This Girl Can Climb – the photoshoot

This Girl Can Climb – the photoshoot

Today I took part in the This Girl Can Climb Photoshoot at Manchester Climb Centre! I loved being involved, and can’t wait to see the new campaign…

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’.

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

We visited Cheadle Royal Hospital, formerly Manchester Royal Lunatic Asylum for an urban exploration early this year, and here’s what we found.

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, the Marcy Case

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, the Marcy Case

While we loved T.I.M.E Stories Asylum, the real attraction of this game is expansions. Our first expansion is the Marcy Case, a thrilling zombie scenario.

Extremescape – Lost Tomb

Extremescape – Lost Tomb

It’s been over a year since we last visited Extremescape to play Pirate Ship, and I can guarantee you that Lost Tomb is worth the trip over!


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