Games & Hobbies



Sean and Ronan are here with their crystal balls to try and predict the future again. Just for fun they have cast their eyes over twenty new releases for this year's Spiel at Essen and they give their uninformed opinions on whether each game will be a Treasure, worth parting with your gold for, or a Trap, luring in the unwary.


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Ronan returns to regale you all with reviews of; Sniper Elite, Tabannusi, Welcome to the Moon, Imperium: Classics, Waste Knights 2nd Edition, Voyages, It's a Wonderful Kingdom, Cross Clues and Paleo.

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Matthew once again dives into The Pit, alongside Sean and Ronan he gives the lowdown on the best and worst of 2021 in board gaming.

To go with our Top 10s we also run through our Games of the Year, Biggest Disappointments, Under the Radar, Best Production and Best Reprints.

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Ronan returns to ruminate on seven games to lately grace The Pit.

Your victims this time around are; burncycle, Renature, Luna Capital, Babylonia, Silver & Gold, Scout and Messina 1347.

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Our countdown continues with twenty more incredible game (maybe nineteen) as Sean and Ronan give their picks from 80 to 71 in the definitive Game Pit Top 100 Games of All Time. for gaming goodness galore for all our latest shenanigans

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Ronan enters the pit this episode to referee a wrangle between seven two player games. They have been weighed, they have been measured but which ones have been found wanting and which ones are true von Leichtenstiens? Travelling through Europe disguised as Venus?

The contenders in this episode are; Golems, Jekyll vs Hyde, Opale, Radlands, So You've Been Eaten, The Field of the Cloth of Gold and Volfyirion.

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Ronan is back with a review of six games this time around. The games gnawed over in the episode are Paint the Roses, Ark Nova, Azul: Queen's Garden, Wise Guys, Three Sisters and Undaunted: Normandy.

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Our countdown of the bestydoodliest games of ever continues and the debate rages. Is chicken stealing ever ok? Did dwarves start the downfall of Western Civilisation? Can a party ever have too much aquasphere? Are trees legitimate torture devices?

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Ronan is here to mangle his way through four days of sleep deprivation and gaming at LoBsterCon XXII. There are a plethora of games covered including; Cryptid: Urban Legends, Mantis, Magnate, Quartermaster General, Barrage, Dead Reckoning, Beyond the Sun, MTV, Yedo Master Set, Dune Imperium: Rise of IX, Nova Luna and more...


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Sean and Ronan return to the pit and gnaw over some tricky customers this episode, hard to define and tough to rate.

The games covered this time are Brian Boru, Golem, Framework, Stroganov, Isle of Cats: Kittens & Beasts, Stardew Valley, Festival of 1k Cats and What Next?

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