EPISODE 24: Descent Journeys In The Dark (Second edition)

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).

EPISODE 23: Legendary Encounters: Alien from Upper Deck

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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EPISODE 22: A QR SPECIAL – Gamers on Social Media and Charity

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.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/annette-lolley 

EPISODE 21: Robin by Frederic Moyersoen and Flatline Games

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.

EPISODE 20: Blood Of An Englishman

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.

EPISODE 19: MULTIUNVERSUM from Board and Dice

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. 

EPISODE 18: BIBLIOS from Iello

Matt and Richard look at the card game Biblios from Iello, a game of drafting, set building and bidding, where each player takes on the role of a monk in a monastery, trying to build the best library. 

EPISODE 17: UK Games Expo 2017, inc Legends Untold & Farsight

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. 

EPISODE 16: Mansions Of Madness Part 2 – Addressing the criticisms and comparing the app

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.

Mansions of Madness (Second Edition)

In the first of a 2 part special we look at the Lovecraftian sci-fi horror game Mansions of Madness (Second Edition) from Fantasy Flight Games in this episode, and in next weeks episode we’ll discuss some of it’s criticisms, and consider how the app compares to the app for Descent.