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Ben Herbert

Bod to my Friends, Ben to my Family and Doctor. Blogger & Instagrammer at A Throne Of Games. I found board games when I purchased Thunderstone & Puerto Rico from my FLGS.

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Articles By: Ben Herbert

Whistle Mountain Review
Whistle Mountain Review

Whistle Mountain is unlike any other game in my collection and is a big hit for me. This doesn’t feel like just another worker placement game.

Detective: Season One Review
Detective: Season One Review

Detective: Season One is the perfect jumping-on point to test the waters of this type of game. It is really easy to learn the very straightforward rules!

Alma Mater Preview
Alma Mater Preview

Alma Mater is the latest game from Eggertspiele. Ben has been hitting the books to bring you a preview of what to expect, aside from the amazing components.

Ride the Rails Preview
Ride the Rails Preview

If you want to move on from games like Ticket but feel heavier train games won’t make it to the table? Ride the Rails could be a good option.

Seven Best Snow Day Games
Seven Best Snow Day Games

Winter is taking hold, the days are getting shorter and baby, it’s cold outside. Snow Days are looming so be prepared. Make sure your pipes are insulated, your hot water bottle is close by

The Board Game Christmas Nice List
The Board Game Christmas Nice List

Here’s our hand-picked Christmas “Nice List”. A selection of board games that are easy to learn and play, relaxing, entertaining, and not overly competitive.

The Board Game Christmas Naughty List
The Board Game Christmas Naughty List

I’ve heard a rumour that Santa Clause is coming to town. He is presently in the process of making a list, checking it twice, and finding out who’s naughty and nice.

Team3 Review
Team3 Review

Team3 is a team-based, semi co-operative, dexterity and communication party game for three to six people. There are two colours to choose from too!