Monthly Archives: May 2013

UK Games Expo 2013–Day 3

Sunday 4am – Fire alarm   Thank you SOOOO much… Sunday 9:30am – 2:00pm – Carcassonne UK Championship This year the Carcassonne tournament was back to a normal format – no changes in winning conditions – although the scoring system … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo 2013 – Cthulhu Masters

The Masters is a two round tournament – in the first first, six groups of 6 players play to get through to the invite-only second round: Pack Up Your Troubles (Sean Connors) – Achtung Cthulhu Laundry Files (Sue Wilson) – … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo 2013 – Castellan

  This is a lovely, tactile game that is very reminiscent of the old “boxes” game you would play with a sheet of squared/graph paper before proper games were invented. The concept is to place interconnecting pieces representing walls and … Continue reading

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Richard Herring – Talking Cock 2: The Second Coming

I’ve listened to many hours of Richard Herring though only seen him onstage twice now (the other time being for “What Is Love, Anyway?” a year ago). It’s a pity that I didn’t get into his work a few of … Continue reading

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Looking forward to next season

Now all the important matches are over – the League One and League Two play-offs – we can see who mighty Wolves are visiting in the autumn. Some clubs we haven’t played for decades, half a dozen others are ex-Premiership … Continue reading

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Functional Foods

Professor Bob Rastall of Reading Uni did wonders at Cafe Scientifique tonight. He has made me start believing that there is a place for products like pro-biotics in the world. He was balanced in his delivery and admitted that the … Continue reading

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