What’s in the crate – May 2018

There hasn’t been a day over the past month in the office, where we haven’t talked about our plans for the UK Games Expo in some form or another! It’s a real eye-opener into the amount of work it takes … Read More

What’s in the crate – April 2018

April was another busy month with more subscribers than ever (Thank you so much!). We were able to ship out the brand new release, Crystal Clans! This is a great two player game that is sure to win many nominations … Read More

What’s in the crate – March 2018

March was an action-packed month, and the number of combinations for the board games we sent out was our highest yet! And there were some great games in there, from the fantastic Loot Island, which we first saw at Essen 2017 … Read More

What’s in the crate – February 2018

February has been an exciting month for us all so far, with planning for our very first UK Games Expo stand well underway — hope to see as many of you there as possible! We’re also going through some final … Read More

What’s in the crate – January 2018

January is a time of New Years' Resolutions, and we certainly had one here at Board Game Crate, and that was, quite simply, to play more games! This months' crates included the Essen new-releases of Photosynthesis and Bunny Kingdom, as … Read More

What’s in the crate – December 2017

December was all about trying to keep a little bit of Essen with us, and three games of the month were titles we had seen and played at the trade fair this year. Azul, When I Dream and Indian Summer, … Read More

What’s in the crate – November 2017

Our November crate was crammed full of wonder, bamboo and er... an abyss. It's all elementary really! Okay, so we managed four game titles in a sentence! But what a month! 7 Wonders speaks for itself really as a really … Read More

What’s in the crate – October 2017

October 2017 was a special month for us here at Board Game Crate as it was our 13th crate and our one year birthday! It was also an extra special month as for the first time we sent crates to … Read More

What’s in the crate – August 2017

So many awards and nominations amongst the games included in the August crate. We kick off with Magic Maze, a 2017 Spiel des Jahres nominee. This is a fascinating game and one we love in the office. Then add in … Read More

What’s in the crate – July 2017

Two games from this month's crate have a distinct wizard feel to them. Alchemists and Potion Explosion are both great games that we had enormous amounts of fun playing. Oceanus and Warhammer Quest are also great games. Oceanus is an … Read More