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

What’s in the crate – June 2017

Abyss 2-4 players 30-60 minutes 14+ 7.3 The Abyss power is once again vacant, so the time has come to get your hands on the throne and its privileges. Use all of your cunning to win or buy votes in … Read More

What’s in the crate – May 2017

We went a little classical for our May crates, by including two games that most board-gamers will have heard of. Carcassonne and Ticket To Ride appeared on our system to be games some people didn't have (okay, so we didn't … Read More

What’s in the crate – April 2017

Our April crate featured not just one, but two previous Spiel des Jahres winners! Dixit won it's crowning award in 2010, along with a whole host of other awards, including the 2009 Lys Grand! Its exceptionally numerous awards have helped … Read More