Latest Board Game Reviews


It's favourite place to hide, is you! The celebrated novella that inspired John Carpenter's landmark film THE THING is now a tabletop game! Now play as one of the original characters in this official tabletop adaptation - a suspenseful game of c... Read more


The night has fallen and your mind is floating in the magical world of dreams. But the Dream Spirits want to have some fun tonight! They are giving their best and the dreams become strange and surreal. Become the dreamer, put on your sleepin... Read more


When you play the game of thrones you win or you die The king has called for a lavish feast and tourney, the likes of which have not been seen in the Seven Kingdoms since the days of Aegon the Conquerer. What's more, the king has declared tha... Read more


It's our task to placate the Ancient Ones. As it's yours to be offered up to them. Forgive us. And let us get it over with. A mind-shattering journey into the world of HP Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos warped into the shape of a Love Letter... Read more


Port Royal is a gem of a filler game. At its heart, this is a push your luck game where you decide how many ships or people you will allow into your harbour by drawing one card at a time and placing it face up in the play area. However, should two... Read more


This isn't going to have a happy ending. Deception: Murder in Hong Kong is a game of deduction and deception for 4-12 players that plays in about 20 minutes. In the game, players take on the roles of investigators attempting to solve a murder... Read more

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Latest Board Game Top 10's

August 23, 2017 |

This is our Top 10 Games for Date Night. You know how it goes, candle lit dinner, music playing, and then while you wait for the latest Game of Thrones episode to come out, you play a game or two with your squeeze. For this list, we are focusing on... Read more

July 04, 2017 |

This is our Top 10 Games for 6 players. For this list, we are focusing on games that play best at 6 players exaclty. We are excluding games that require an expansion to reach the player count so there will be no Cosmic Encounter on this list!... Read more

May 22, 2017 |

This is our Top 10 Cooperative Games, we are focusing on games that pit you against the board, usually in a race against the clock and while some games with the Traitor mechanic have been included, games that start off with 2 teams defined as a certa... Read more

March 09, 2017 |

2016 was an interesting year to say the least, and while I think it didn't quite hit the heights that 2015 did, there were still some amazing games that came out. This is our Top 10 games of 2016! 10 - Quadropo... Read more

January 06, 2017 |

Games don't just pop out of thin air, they come from the hearts and minds of designers who have a vision and bring it to life. This is OzBoardGamers top 10 Game Designers, this list will focus on our personal favourites, as this topic is so relative... Read more

December 22, 2016 |

Wondering what game to bring out at this years family get together? Well this is out list of the Top 10 games to play this holiday season! These are the games we think best fit in a family setting, that means games for 4-8 players and don't have too... Read more

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Latest Board Game Blogs

February 13, 2019 |

When I tell people I have a lot of games, they either think I mean a big box in the cupboard, or something of that nature. It isn't until they walk into my house and see my walk in kitchen cabinet over taken with games (Yes we are between bookshelves... Read more

October 03, 2018 |

Do you consider yourself to be an expert on board gaming? Why not let us know, send an email of your game review to [email protected] and we will feature it on the website. We are always looking for exciting and innovative takes on all you... Read more

October 04, 2017 |

No I'm not talking about a romantic partner kind of type, I mean a type of game? Perhaps its a style of gameplay that really tickles your fancy, or even a recurring theme that grips you from start to finish? I was busy reorganising my games on my s... Read more

August 07, 2017 |

Kickstarter is a wonderful place to find new and exciting board games, even companies that are well established and have already gained a foothold on the industry have taken to kickstarter to offer there loyal and adoring fans early access to there n... Read more

June 29, 2017 |

Ok so a little back story, I am a volunteer for the youth in my area. I love seeing people be accepted for who they are and we can offer young people a safe place for them on a friday night instead of getting into trouble. Every year we do a camp a... Read more

May 25, 2017 |

I started gaming at a very young age, probably as far back as I can remember. Back then I had no idea I was a gamer. I loved PC and Video games, but found I would most prefer to spend my nights with family members playing board games. I remember walk... Read more

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