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Spartacus: a Game of Blood and Treachery
Spartacus: a Game of Blood and Treachery
Offered by Gamesters Orb
Price: £23.73

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A man must accept his fate, or be destroyed by it., 8 July 2014
Big fan of this game, obviously it is hugely thematic, but that definitely works in its favour, as you try and intrigue your way to be the most powerful Dominus. Not the easiest boardgame to learn, but any boardgamer should be able to pick it up after a couple of phases, and I love the dice based gladiator combat (sooo many dice, and funky mini gladiator models). Basically, if, in the Venn diagram of life, you fit into the section where "enjoys boardgames with plenty of player interaction", "thought Spartacus was cheesy but loved watching it anyway", and "always wanted to be a Dominus" intersect then you will want to check out this game. Although try to avoid playing with anyone who suffers from analysis paralysis, this game is supposed to play quick and dirty, and be fun, the guy sat taking 20 minutes to work out the most optimal use of his turn will make the game drag for everyone else. Should be played in the spirit of the series, aggressively.


Anker® 2nd Gen Astro 6000mAh (2A Output) Portable Power Bank Pack External Battery USB Charger with PowerIQ™ Technology for iPhone 6 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad Air, mini, Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3, Galaxy Tab 4 3 2, Pro, Nexus, HTC One, MOTO X G, LG Optimus, PS Vita, Gopro, most other Phones and Tablets
Anker® 2nd Gen Astro 6000mAh (2A Output) Portable Power Bank Pack External Battery USB Charger with PowerIQ™ Technology for iPhone 6 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad Air, mini, Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3, Galaxy Tab 4 3 2, Pro, Nexus, HTC One, MOTO X G, LG Optimus, PS Vita, Gopro, most other Phones and Tablets
Offered by AnkerDirect

5.0 out of 5 stars For anyone who loves to be prepared, 8 July 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Just received my charger and am extremely pleased with it so far, compact enough to fit in my pocket along with my phone, and packing enough charge to completely refill my phone at least twice, this is going to be a really nice addition to my EDC. It comes with a little net bag to keep it in and a USB to Micro-USB cable. It is a very well designed piece of kit, super compact, the matte finish is a pleasure to hold, and the charge indicator ring is a very cool way of keeping track of the charge level (it pulses in an extremely reassuring manner while it is charging your device).


Love Letter: Kanai Edition
Love Letter: Kanai Edition
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous little card game, 8 July 2014
This review is from: Love Letter: Kanai Edition (Toy)
Tremendous little card game, quick to play and immensely fun, an lovely mix of deduction, strategy and luck, the Kanai edition has beautiful Japanese style card art, and one of the rules is slightly different, altering the game play from the tempest edition slightly. Just a great little game you will want to play over and over again.


Mascarade Game
Mascarade Game
Offered by Boardgames4UsUK
Price: £14.19

4.0 out of 5 stars I'm the KING!!??? No, wait, the Thief? How did that get there?, 7 July 2014
This review is from: Mascarade Game (Toy)
Simple and brilliantly fun game, trying to keep track of which cards are where when you don't know if swaps have happened or not, and being so sure you have the card you are claiming only to find out you haven't got a clue where it's gone makes for a hilarious mind bending and extremely sociable game.
Add to that the gorgeous artwork on the cards and you have a game that any enthusiast should add to their collection. Makes for a brilliant gateway game to hook newer players into the hidden role concept. After several games of this you will most likely want to progress onto something a little more strategic, such as Coup or The Resistance, but it's a great game to pull out at the start of a gaming night to get everyone warmed up.


Salter Slim Design Electronic Platform Kitchen Scale, Black
Salter Slim Design Electronic Platform Kitchen Scale, Black
Price: £11.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Indespensable, 7 July 2014
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Slim, sturdy, accurate, indispensable. No more needs to be said about these.


Sony PlayStation Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 (PS4/PS3/PS Vita)
Sony PlayStation Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 (PS4/PS3/PS Vita)
Offered by Electro Photo Deals
Price: £76.99

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wireless Headset done right, 7 July 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bought these to replace some Tritton 720+, and was not disappointed. An absolutely brilliant gaming headset, virtual surround sound, integrated microphone, and excellent stable wireless connectivity, as well as an option to have a wired connection with anything with a headphone jack. The ability to set up sound profiles from the PS4 app is also a brilliant bonus. They look good, are extremely comfortable, and feel sturdy without being too heavy. The changeable side panels also hint at being able to customise the look of these in future, if that is the kind of thing you are into.


Letters from Whitechapel: A Jack the Ripper Board Game
Letters from Whitechapel: A Jack the Ripper Board Game
by Fantasy Flight Games
Price: £41.93

5.0 out of 5 stars Saucy Jack is at it again., 7 July 2014
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Beautifully themed hidden movement game, one player acts as Jack, trying to flee from the murder scene back to his hideout, while 1-4 players work as the police to try and track him down before he can get there. Some really interesting mechanics make this a fantastic battle of wits, tense for everyone playing.


Zumbarons
Zumbarons
by Adriano Zumbo
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Macaronspirational, 7 July 2014
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This review is from: Zumbarons (Hardcover)
Adriano Zumbo, you are a mad genius of Macarons, some fantastically quirky and delicious recipes bedeck the pages of this colourful little cookbook. Macaron enthusiasts should all add a copy of this book to their collection, my personal favourite is the Gin and Tonic Macaron.


Marvel Dice Masters Avengers Vs X-Men Starter Set
Marvel Dice Masters Avengers Vs X-Men Starter Set
Offered by gadgetsville
Price: £28.78

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dice = Good, Deck Builder = Good, Deck Management = Good, Superhero Theme = AMAZING!, 7 July 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Fantastic collectible dice based "deck building" game, the makers of Quarriors have taken the core of their game and improved the battle mechanic and then added superheroes and deck customisation into the mix to produce something really quite exciting and different. The only problem at the moment is the lack of availability of the booster packs, because they were priced so reasonably, certain nefarious individuals have gone out and exhausted the limited supply by buying in epic bulk. Shame on them!


Coup Character Cards
Coup Character Cards
Price: £12.35

5.0 out of 5 stars Inconceivably good, 7 July 2014
This review is from: Coup Character Cards (Toy)
Simple but inconceivably deep and immensely replayable game, at it's core this game is all about bluffing, and outmaneuvering your opponents. It also plays so quickly that you will want to play over and over again, and then you discover the magic of the metagame, where you have to constantly change your strategy to avoid becoming predictable. I was the first of my friends to buy a copy, but everyone I have played it with has loved it so much that there are now 4 of us with copies of the game, I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys board games, you won't regret adding it to your collection.


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