Codenames Duet: (kind of) expansion review

Codenames Duet* is a co-operative version of the award winning word game Codenames, released in 2015 (and reviewed by me here – see also Codenames Pictures from 2016). The original Codenames saw two teams (4-8 players total, realistically) trying to guess words from … Continue reading

One play: Codenames – Pictures

When I received Codenames: Pictures* I was faced with something of a (teeny tiny) dilemma – how do I go about reviewing this? In reality it’s a standalone game in its own right – but mechanically it is almost identical … Continue reading

Codenames: A four-sided game review

Codenames* is a party game for two (or four to get the full competitive experience) to eight players which mixes deduction and word game elements into a spy-themed team game. You can even go more, to 10 or 12, with … Continue reading

Board game Top 10: Sarah’s favourite games

Sarah and I recently celebrated two years together – which also happened to be two years since Sarah was introduced to our wonderful hobby (go figure…). So I thought hey, why not see what her favourites are? The fact this … Continue reading

Board game Top 10: The best push your luck games

Thanks to classics such as Yahtzee (1956!) and Blackjack (1700s) – and since the TV era, game shows – push or press-your-luck is a universally known and understood game mechanism. Below I’ve listed my favourite push your luck tabletop games. … Continue reading