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John Hunt

Dad of three, history teacher, Russophile, medievalist, tech geek, dinghy sailor and inveterate game player.

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Top 3 Fantasy Epic Games
Top 3 Fantasy Epic Games

I have a real soft spot for huge fantasy epic games which work as a solo or a small player count, especially co-op. Here are my big three.

Wildlands: The Ancients Review
Wildlands: The Ancients Review

I am a massive fan of Martin Wallace, and of Wildlands: his pacey, card-driven, skirmish board game. Will The Ancients be just as impressive?

Omen: Reign of War Review
Omen: Reign of War Review

In Omen: Reign of War you are fighting for control of three cities in a mythic Classical Greek setting and you take it in turns gathering wealth.

Fort Review
Fort Review

Fort, by Leder Games, has to be one of the higher-profile releases of 2020. So is it justified and does it live up to the hype? Read on…

Top 6 Lean Games
Top 6 Lean Games

When it comes to genre, design, rules and play time are so important. Here are John’s top 6 best lean games. has your favourite made the cut? Find out here!

Jaipur 2nd Edition Review
Jaipur 2nd Edition Review

Jaipur 2nd Edition features the same satisfying set-collection and hand mangement gameplay as the first, with gorgeous new art. Read our full review here.

Uno Review
Uno Review

I can’t imagine a time without Uno. It is the quintessential family game and I mean that in the most positive sense. It’s ready to deploy to any audience at any occasion

Master of the Galaxy Review
Master of the Galaxy Review

Master of the Galaxy is an overlooked gem with good production values and bag building, asymmetric powers with nods to 4x games!

Blitzkrieg! Review
Blitzkrieg! Review

Blitzkrieg is WW2 game that plays in 20 minutes! Strategically place your troops into various theatres of war to win the tug of war in each one!