All posts by Matt Colver

War on Terror

Do you want to launch nuclear weapons at your friends while wearing a balaclava with ‘evil’ written on it, from the comfort of your living room? Do you like satire, have a somewhat dark sense of humour, and enjoy anarchic games of world conquest? Then

Sentinels of the Multiverse: Holding out for a Hero

An alien warlord is invading planet earth. A self-aware robotics factory is running amok. A mad scientist intends to pull the moon into the earth. Who will stop them? You will! Sentinels of the Multiverse is a comic-book style cooperative card game, with players taking

HeroQuest: the good, the bad, and the gargoyle

It’s difficult to describe the sugar-rush appeal of HeroQuest to someone who wasn’t a geek-child in the 1980s. Dungeons and Dragons was too complicated to be accessible. World of Warcraft was still a glint in Blizzard’s eye. Other options were too expensive. The first time

Monopoly: Legendary for all the Wrong Reasons

I remember the first game of Monopoly I ever played. I loved it. The colourful board, the little car, dog, and old boot playing pieces. The fact that you had fake money and could buy stuff, that you could win second prize in a beauty