News — Guild Ball tokens

Having a Ball!

Posted by Chris Hobday on

Some people are on the pitch! They think it’s all over… and now they’ve started hitting each other with hammers! Many of you will already have heard our awesome news. For those who haven’t, our Guild Ball tokens are now OFFICIAL! It’s amazing to get the stamp of quality from Steamforged Games, after championing the game for so long. To mark this occasion, our design team has pulled out all the stops to make our latest token sets as gorgeous and practical as possible. From the moment it landed, Guild Ball had a firm grip on our attention. The characterful...

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Can Board Games Tackle Corruption?

Posted by Ad Rank on

As you’ve probably realised by now, we’re a massive fan of games of all kinds. Tabletop and board games can really bring people together, and if you play them regularly can also foster a sense of community. But now there’s a group in Indonesia who are trying to use board games to help tackle the issue of corruption in the country. Al Jazeera reported on the efforts by Saya Perempuan Anti-Korupsi (SPAK), a group of activists who have developed a simple game called Semai. This game is designed to teach people about corruption on all its levels, but particularly the...

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It's cold and grey. Time for games!

Posted by Grantt Ennis on

Hey Gamers!  It's that cold time of year when outside is a hostile place and inside begins to inspire cabin fever. Even the dogs don't want to go out. Seriously, let me sleep! My cure; begin a project!  Not sure where to start this year. Last year I dove into Guild Ball - I painted up some teams, designed a token range and went to a few tournaments. I will finish these Alchemists! Honest! I also painted a themed ALEPH army for Infinity and came up with a terrain line (which will go on sale soon, I promise). Fear my...

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UK Board Games Championships Set For May

Posted by Ad Rank on

We’re all for getting more people into games of all kinds, and while the National Board Games Championship may not include our favourites like Guild Ball or Star Wars Armada, it is a great opportunity to remind people of the fun that tabletop games bring. In this age of smartphones, connectivity and online gaming, it’s nice to go back to basics and enjoy a game with real pieces - and where you’re sitting face to face with your opponents. So, we’re delighted to hear that the National Board Games Championships will be returning to pubs across the UK between February...

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Will You Go To The Guild Ball This NYE?

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If, like us, the thought of getting dressed up (in a tuxedo or crazy costume), hitting the town and spending midnight crammed into a bar with a host of people you mostly don’t know makes you want to run for the hills, fear not, we have a suggestion for a much better way to spend New Year’s Eve. Arrange a games night. So simple, yet so much more fun (and less costly as well). We all know that most of the country’s football clubs will be playing matches on New Year’s Day, but you can play your own version of...

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