Latest Board Game Reviews

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...

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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...

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She said all energy is only borrowed, and one day you have to give it back. A curse has been placed on the Valley of Life. Hearing the spirits of nature cry out for aid, clans of druids have arrived, determined to use their blessings to heal t...

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I want to welcome, you and your friends, to Germany. We are not so different, you and I. I mean, we both got cool style. You know, with red, you know. So that's cool. We both like doing moves. Secret Hitler is a dramatic game of political intr...

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It's a world of laughter, It's a world of hope and a world of fears Small World is a zany, light-hearted civilization game in which 2-5 players vie for conquest and control of a board that is simply too small to accommodate them all! Picking th...

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You're a man of God. Have some faith. I can't profess to understand God's plan. Christ promised the resurrection of the dead. I just thought he had something a little different in mind. Dead of Winter is a meta-cooperative psychological survival...

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Latest Board Game Top 10's

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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November 18, 2016

There is always going to be that one year you look back on and say "That was probably the best year yet." 2015 may very well be that year for many gamers, but what made it such a good year? What was the best of the best? Welcome to OzBoardGamer...

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October 19, 2016

These are the games where trust can be lost amongst friends and our true colours come out. Today, we are counting down the top 10 games with hidden roles. These are games that utilise social deduction or the traitor mechanics. We are excluding...

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Latest Board Game Blogs

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...

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May 23, 2017 |

Sometimes it's just not plausible to gather your friends around for a sit down of your favourite games, maybe you are even on holidays and can't exactly take them with you? One company doing right by this is Asmodee Digital, they have come out all gu...

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May 15, 2017 |

Some people really don't see the appeal in playing board games solo. The main argument I hear is that if you are going to play a game without interaction from other players wouldn't you just play a video game? Everything is already done for you...

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April 20, 2017 |

In this series we are going to take a look at the different roles in Ultimate Werewolf and give you some tips on how to play them. The Hunter is a great role to include in the game, the way it works is that when they are eliminated by any means, t...

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April 03, 2017 |

In this series we are going to take a look at the different roles in Ultimate Werewolf and give you some tips on how to play them. The Bodyguard is a powerful role to the Villager team, as they are able to chose a different player each night to...

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March 29, 2017 |

In this series we are going to take a look at the different roles in Ultimate Werewolf and give you some tips on how to play them. The Seer is the most important player on the Villager team, you will be hard pressed to win a game if your Seer ha...

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