Monthly Round-Up

Monthly Round-Up: May 2017

Here at Shady Baron, we’re still fairly new at this board gaming stuff. In fact, one of the reasons we started this site was to share with people the joys of board gaming that we’re only just discovering for ourselves.

We’re starting a new monthly feature, not to keep you up-to-date with all the trends and releases in gaming, but to keep you up-to-date with our own journey. We want to share with you the games we’ve been playing and discovering: games we might not have the time to review or don’t think are worthy of reviews; maybe even games we think it’s worth being on your radar until such time as we can get a full review out. Continue reading “Monthly Round-Up: May 2017”


Let’s Play: Jones and Cat Tower

Here’s Mr Jones making a guest appearance during a recent game of Cat Tower. Unfortunately, like our experience with Colt Express, he doesn’t really get the rules. If anything, Jones seems to think that the purpose of Cat Tower is to storm in like some feline Godzilla, wreaking destruction and havoc wherever you go. Still, at least somebody had fun. Continue reading “Let’s Play: Jones and Cat Tower”


Let’s Play: Jones and Colt Express (Bonus Interview)

Following yesterday’s Let’s Play of Colt Express, here’s some bonus footage of Jones talking about why he loves the game so much. He also takes time to give us his thoughts on board games in general, his philosophy on life and a host of other things.

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Let’s Play: Jones and Colt Express

Colt Express is Mr Jones’s favourite game. Forget that he doesn’t know the rules. Forget that he doesn’t even care about the rules. Colt Express has bright-coloured meeples just waiting to be pawed around the table — they’re practically asking for it. So sit back and enjoy Shady Baron’s Colt Express ‘playthrough’.
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