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Apply drafting to a logical and spatial puzzle: Draftosaurus Review

By David and Helen / June 25, 2021

Draftosaurus is a quick and light drafting game in which you don’t have a hand of cards that you pass around (after selecting one), but a bunch of dino meeples in the palm of your hand. Draftosaurus does something I really like, it takes a mechanism that is often the sole driving force of a game…

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Our new packaging solution

By David and Helen / June 15, 2021

Hi recent buyers. Thank you for your purchase! You might have noticed a small change in your order.  Seriously Board is trialling a new packaging solution called Geami (thanks for the suggestion Nikky!). First, we wrap each item in a layer of tissue paper to prevent surface abrasion.  Then comes a layer of cleverly cut…

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Definitely a must-have – 7 Wonders: Duel Review

By David and Helen / June 11, 2021

7 Wonders: Duel is a card drafting, set collection game for two players based on the popular 7 Wonders card game Finally got to play through my copy of 7 Wonders Duel tonight and wow! What an awesome game. Easy to learn, I hate reading through manuals so I just watched a walkthrough on YouTube.  Not a…

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A piece of cake to learn – Ticket To Ride Europe Review

By David and Helen / June 8, 2021

Ticket to Ride Europe takes you on a new train adventure across Europe. From Edinburgh to Constantinople and from Lisbon to Moscow, you’ll visit great cities of turn-of-the-century Europe. This game is really easy to learn. We are a family of ‘non-board gamers’ and I researched this game and was a little hesitant reading some…

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A gem of a dice drafting game: Sagrada Review

By David and Helen / June 2, 2021

Sagrada is a game of dice drafting and window crafting for 1 to 4 players that plays in about 30 minutes. What a beautiful gem of a dice drafting game. It has beautiful coloured dice and boards that add a great tactile feel to the game. Players draft from a pool of dice trying to…

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New Games for May

By David and Helen / May 28, 2021

We have added a lot of new games this month.  Check out these amazing titles: Crokinole – Hot off the plane Want to buy this classic Canadian dexterity game but can’t find it in NZ? Now you can at Seriously Board! Flick discs and make trick shots on this beautiful wooden Crokinole Board.   [SORRY SOLD…

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12 Top Board Games for 2021

By David and Helen / May 27, 2021

With more than 3000 board games created every year, it is very difficult to determine what will become the most popular board game. Two methods we use are customer requests and each game’s waitlist Here are 12 of the most sought after games and expansions at Seriously Board. Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion Gloomhaven: Jaws…

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EXCELLENT little 2 player game: Patchwork Review

By David and Helen / May 21, 2021

Patchwork is a game for 2 players, created by designer legend Uwe Rosenberg, and meanwhile an international bestseller. This game is very cool. As beginning gamers, this was one of two games we chose and hasn’t disappointed. It is a very easy game to learn, but the more you play, the more complex it becomes…

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World-renowned cooperative game: Pandemic Review

By David and Helen / May 19, 2021

Pandemic is a highly rated cooperative board game for 2-4 players that simulates the fight against world wide plague. If you are one of those people, like I am, who can sometimes take a game too seriously and get angry at the people who are whipping you, then Pandemic is the game for you! Pandemic is…

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Hot New Game of 2021: Hadrian’s Wall Review

By David and Helen / May 12, 2021

Hadrian’s Wall is a strategic, hand management, pencil and paper board game. David played this game last month at Board Games by the Bay. He enjoyed it so much, he asked for a copy for his birthday. Here is a great review from friend and fellow Hadrian’s Wall fan Telina. I am obsessed with this…

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Luck or Not: Board Game Mechanics At Play

By David and Helen / May 5, 2021

What type of board games do you prefer? There are so many different types of board games and a myriad of ways to play.   BoardGamesGeek calls these ways to play “mechanisms” or board game mechanics.   Catan on BoardGameGeek has these mechanisms: Dice rolling Hexagon grid Income Modular Board Network Route Building Race Random Production…

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Up to 20% off all games – today only!

By David and Helen / April 20, 2021

Get 20% off your entire order if you spend $200 (code: snap_20) OR 15% off if you spend $150  (code: snap_15) OR 10% off if you spend $100  (code: snap_10) For today only – our 10-15-20 Snap Sale And remember – if your order arrives in anything other than pristine condition, and is in its…

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