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This is where you'll find my incredibly erudite insights into life, board games and stuff. And nothing says erudite more than triple emphasis and the word 'stuff'.

March 31, 2019

The Old Hellfire Club

Plays: 2-6

Time: 45- 60mins

Age: 14+

Created by Jamie Frew

What did you do this weekend? I hung out at the Old Hellfire Club with some old braggarts I know. We quaffed gin and they tried to impress me with their tales of derring do. They're a bunch of...

March 24, 2019

Plays 4-8

At 4 players it comprises 3 lawmen and Billy The Kid, at 5 you add Martha Garcia - Billy's accomplice).

Time 20-30 minutes

Age 9+

Get Billy The Kid - affectionately known as 'The Kid' finally made it to our table on Friday (...and Saturday... and Sunday). It's a...

March 17, 2019

This week I've written a guest blog for Lisa Bourne a wedding and naming ceremonies celebrant based in Yeadon Leeds.

I first met Lisa when she booked me to take part in the Men's Mental Health event in Leeds. The event aimed to reach out to men and offer advice and/ or...

March 10, 2019

Just back from Airecon. My happiness and enjoyment are now at the same level as my desire to sit in a dark room and not speak! As I have used up all my words over the weekend this blog is mainly pictures! 

It has been an awesome weekend. I've met loads of fabulous, insp...

March 3, 2019

Last year was my first Airecon. Airecon is an analog gaming convention which takes place in Harrogate next weekend (8,9 &10 March). We had a fab time playing loads of games from the library and we also learnt how to play Quirk!, Azul, Sagrada and had a game of giant Ts...

February 24, 2019

Board gaming for me is all about bringing people together and I've done that every day this week at The Royal Armouries in Leeds. There's still Sunday left to come and see us. A whopping 1095 people have visited Cards or Die and stayed for a game or two (or more), I've...

February 17, 2019

Every day over half term (16-24th February) Cards or Die will be joining the Royal Armouries Leeds in their War Games exhibition. I'm choosing a selection of war themed games and war time games from our collection for you to play or just have a look at. There will be l...

February 10, 2019

The world of online dating is fraught with cliches. Fortunately for you, I have found a practical use for them. Simply choose the cliche which best summarises you and I've matched you with your soul mate. Sad news, it turns out your soul mate is a board game. Read on t...

February 3, 2019

I finally got round to playing Risk for the first time last weekend. When I tell people what I do for a living, there's a list of games that always come up and Risk is one of them. People have fond memories of playing Risk for hours and I think perversely that has alwa...

January 27, 2019

This weekend Neil Hudson of the Yorkshire Evening Post wrote a story about me and my business - Cards or Die. 

I'm so excited (as you can see by the number of copies I bought!) that instead of my usual blog post, I'm posting a link here so that you can Read All About It...

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