Blogging, Board Games, Books, Card Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

New Page: My Collection

I have published a new page, accessible via the menu bar or by clicking here, about my own games collection.  There was a page like this before, back on Hit Somebody, but I never got around to transferring it over to No Rerolls. The board game collection is pretty sizeable.  Here's a picture from a… Continue reading New Page: My Collection

Board Games, Tabletop Games

How Many Games from the BGG Top 100 Do You Own?

BoardGameGeek maintains a massive database of board games, expansions and accessories.  As part of the community aspect of the site, users are encouraged to rate the games they play and own.  From these rating, games are given a score and can be placed in order.  The first hundred games in this list are generally held… Continue reading How Many Games from the BGG Top 100 Do You Own?

Miniature Games, Painting and Modeling

We Love to Buy Miniatures Because We Believe We Are Buying the Time to Paint Them

In his VH1 documentary, Inside Out, the late, great Warren Zevon shared this pearl of wisdom: We love to buy books because we believe we're buying the time to read them. I think this is just as true for miniatures as it is for books. I am sure that I am not the only person… Continue reading We Love to Buy Miniatures Because We Believe We Are Buying the Time to Paint Them

Blogging, Board Games, Miniature Games

5 on Friday: 27/01/17

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it’s time for a little digest of some of our favourite articles from the past week.  Of course, we’re slow readers, so don’t be surprised if there are some articles that are a little older – these are just some of the great articles we happen to have actually… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 27/01/17

Board Games

Board Games Wishlist: GMT and Others

I have quite a large collection of board games that covers a lot of different genres, both mechanically and thematically.  Generally speaking, I have a title to scratch most itches.  Despite this, there are still a lot of games out there that I really like the look of, and many more being released every year.  Recently,… Continue reading Board Games Wishlist: GMT and Others

Board Games, RPGs

Tracking Collections Using Board Game Geek

The website, Board Game Geek, is a fantastic resource.  Founded in the year 2000, it is the definitive database of board and card games, cataloguing many tens of thousands of items.  On top of this, there are two sister sites, Video Game Geek and RPG Geek, both of which also track tens of thousand of items,… Continue reading Tracking Collections Using Board Game Geek

Board Games

Starting a Board game Collection: Part 3 (Revenge of the Eurocube)

In the final part of this series, I'm going to look at heavier "gamer" games and lighter "filler" games. 6. The Heavier "Gamer" Game The games covered thus far have all been reasonably straightforward and easy to pick up and play. This category looks at games that are slightly more complex. These games tend to… Continue reading Starting a Board game Collection: Part 3 (Revenge of the Eurocube)

Board Games

Starting a Board Game Collection: Part 2 (Cardboard Boogaloo)

In my previous article I looked at three categories that should be considered when starting a board game collection. Today I will look at a further two categories. I feel that I covered the preamble in the Part 1, so I'll just cut to the chase and get into it: 4. Games for Two There… Continue reading Starting a Board Game Collection: Part 2 (Cardboard Boogaloo)

Board Games

Starting a Board Game Collection: Part 1

Like any niche hobby, getting started in board gaming can be a daunting prospect. There are so many differing opinions on what makes a good game, or what makes an appropriate game for someone new to the hobby. I do speak from personal experience here, as it has only been in the last two years that… Continue reading Starting a Board Game Collection: Part 1