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James Holden

I am an independent writer and academic. A proud nerd, I love board games, video games and TTRPGs. I DM a regular game of DnD for my friends and can usually be found thinking about my campaign setting.
https://www.culturalwriter.co.uk/

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Articles By: James Holden

Nintendo Newsround – January 2021
Nintendo Newsround – January 2021

I’ll be looking back at the Nintendo related news from December and looking forward to the upcoming games of 2021, as well as gaming resolutions!

Nintendo Newsround – November 2020
Nintendo Newsround – November 2020

Each month I’ll be offering my idiosyncratic take on the new announcements from the big ‘N’. As well as looking forward to upcoming releases and events.

Which Player Are You?
Which Player Are You?

It’s usual to find people occupying certain recognisable roles in their groups or falling into certain patterns of behaviour. James looks into the different types of gamers around your table!

Pandemic Legacy Season One Review
Pandemic Legacy Season One Review

Pandemic Legacy is a rewarding and memorable gaming experience and is one that I highly recommend. It offers a genuine challenge for new and experienced players alike and is sure to create fantastic stories within your game group

Lexicon Review
Lexicon Review

Lexicon has an important place amongst word games. Designed in the 1930s, it actually predates the far more famous game Scrabble.

Lotus Review
Lotus Review

Lotus is a light, but delightful, game that looks fantastic on the table. It’s designed by Jordan and Mandy Goddard, and published by Renegade Game Studios.