What’s in the crate – October 2019

October's crates were jam packed with top board games, as usual. And this month we had the amazing Taverns of Tiefenthal in amongst the games that Dirk picked. (Who is Dirk?) Not only that but there was a definite glazier … Read More

What’s in the crate – September 2019

Little Town, Sushi Roll, Tiny Towns, Heaven and Ale are just some of the amazing games that formed parts of our September crates! Add in some classics like Takenoko, Mysterium, 7 Wonders, Seasons and the more recent Azul and you've … Read More

What’s in the crate – August 2019

August had some amazing games, starting with the brand new Untold: Adventures Await and Robin Hood and the Merry Men. This month also saw some huge games in the pickings, from Luxor to Formula D, and Bunny Kingdom to Tokaido. … Read More

What’s in the crate – July 2019

From Pandemic, to Charterstone - from Key Flow to Azul; this was a bumper month of games in crates - which is like snakes on planes, only with less cardboard. What games can I expect in a crate? Each crate … Read More

What’s in the crate – June 2019

June 2019 saw some absolute humdingers in our game selection, including the amazing Chronicles of Crime from Lucky Duck Games, Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra - both games we saw at Essen 2018 and we were thunderstuck by how great … Read More

What’s in the crate – May 2019

We kick off this the games for May 2019 with the eagerly awaited, Tiny Towns, as well as the fantastic The Networks, Quadropolis and the wonderful Istanbul. Add in some classics such as 7 Wonders, Patchwork and Carcassonne, and you've … Read More

What’s in the crate – April 2019

Our April crates featured more award winners and nominees - including the 2018 Kennerspiel nominee, Ganz Schon Clever (That's Pretty Clever!), as well as the 2018 Golden Geek Most Innovative Board Game Nominee, Decrypto! We also had some firm favourites … Read More

What’s in the crate – March 2019

Our March crates continued the fine form set down by our February crates and included the amazing 2018 Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner, Quacks of Quedlinburg; a game where players are quack doctors each making their own secret brew by adding … Read More

What’s in the crate – February 2019

February's crates included two absolute belters from Queen Games, notably Merlin and Luxor, as well as the 2018 Spiel des Jahres winner, Azul. Dirk also picked out Colt Express, another Spiel des Jahres winner, and also Jaipur, which came highly … Read More

What’s in the crate – January 2019

We kicked off 2019 with an absolute cannon-blast with a fantastic game we saw in Essen 2017 called A Tale of Pirates. We also managed to bag a lot of Essen 2018 titles including Gingerbread House, Between Two Castles of … Read More