Ticket to Ride now on Playlink – impressions and interview (PS4)

Asmodee Digital just launched a Playlink version of their critically acclaimed and hugely successful board game Ticket to Ride. We played it, and also got in touch with the development team behind it to find out more. Continue reading “Ticket to Ride now on Playlink – impressions and interview (PS4)”

Vampire: The Masquerade V5 released at GenCon (impressions)

At GenCon 2018 in Indianapolis, White Wolf Entertainment has just released the fifth edition of Vampire: The Masquerade. It marks the return of an iconic tabletop role-playing game, roughly seven years since the 20th anniversary edition hit the market. Continue reading “Vampire: The Masquerade V5 released at GenCon (impressions)”

Games Workshop feature – Necromunda: Underhive (part 1/3)

As board game-inspired videogames go, nothing is quite like Games Workshop. From the real time strategy series Dawn of War to the high fantasy world of Blood Bowl football, they’ve been a steady force within the videogame realm for decades now. My own experience dates back to HeroQuest and Space Hulk in the early nineties, and in recent years I’ve also started playing some of the board games that inspired these titles. Not having played a new title in a while, I decided to look back to some of the board games Games Workshop released in 2017 and look forward to what’s coming next. Because of the length of this feature, we decided to split in three parts – here’s part one, which focuses on Necromunda: Underhive. Continue reading “Games Workshop feature – Necromunda: Underhive (part 1/3)”

Games Workshop feature – Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire (part 2/3)

Time for part 2 our of our three part feature on the big Games Workshop releases of 2017 and what they’ll bring to videogaming in the near future. We’ll focus on Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire this time, which in my opinion is the best entry point for those who are new to the Games Workshop board game experience. Continue reading “Games Workshop feature – Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire (part 2/3)”

Games Workshop feature – Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium (part 3/3)

We’re rounding off our three-part crossover feature on Games Workshop titles in the board game realm and what they mean for videogames by looking at Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium. It was last year’s biggest board game release, and I’d say it’s right there where board games and creative hobbyists meet – read on to find out why this is where passionate board gamers turn to and why it’s inspired so many videogames already. Continue reading “Games Workshop feature – Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium (part 3/3)”