Posted on August 7, 2017
We talk about the dungeon crawler Descent: Journeys In The Dark (second edition) from Fantasy Flight Games. This episode is also available to watch on YouTube and our website (please see links at the bottom).
Posted on July 31, 2017
They’re coming through the walls! Quick, take off and nuke them from orbit! Matt and Richard talk about the game Legendary Encounters: Alien, a deckbuilder based on the famous scifi horror franchise. This episode is also available on YouTube.
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Posted on July 26, 2017
In popular culture board gamers are often depicted as shy and introverted. Well, some of are, and some of us don’t know many, if any, other gamers within our immediate social groups. But with the advent of social media, gamers are meeting and connecting online, resulting in some very large but tight knit online communities. And some of them accomplish wonderful things together.
Recently we caught up with the Admin of the largest UK based Facebook gamer group, Chris Bromley from the Board Game Trading and Chat UK group, to talk about the group, some of the ways they’ve helped charity and other causes, how their latest charity fundraiser is by far the biggest one yet, and how people can get involved and help a fellow gamer in need.
Please take a moment and check out the Just Giving page for Annette Lolley, as we discussed in this special episode. Any help or support, including sharing the word, will be greatly appreciated.
Posted on July 24, 2017
Will you rob the rich and give to the poor? Will you take the road to higher risk for greater reward by hiding out near Nottingham Castle, or play it safe by hiding out at Sherwood Forest? Matt and Richard look at this game of set collection, trading, and robbing from the rich to give to the poor, in Robin by Frederic Moyersoen the creator of Saboteur. This episode is also available to watch on YouTube.
Posted on July 17, 2017
Fee! Fi! Fo! Fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman! Matt and Richard look at this 2 player asymmetrical card game, in which one player takes the role of Jack, attempting to steal treasures and escape via the beanstalk, and the other player assumes the role of the Giant attempting to thwart him.
Posted on July 10, 2017
The labs at CERN are in disarray. An experiment has gone wrong, leaving portals to terrifying alternate dimensions wide open. Do you have what it takes to close the portals and win a Nobel Prize? The Meeples look at Multiuniversum from Board and Dice Games.
Posted on June 19, 2017
In a special segment of The Quest Report, we talk about our trip to the UK Games Expo 2017 (UKGE). We discuss the things we enjoyed about the event, talk about a couple of the games we saw and played there (in particular Legends Untold and Farsight), and offer some tips to anyone planning to go to next years Expo.
Posted on June 12, 2017
Following on from last week, we present the second part of our Mansions Of Madness special. This time we discuss some of it’s criticisms, and consider how the app compares to the app for Descent.