News, reviews, business articles and site updates for a board games store in Canada

2015 In Review: Industry Changes

Friday, January 8th, 2016 Posted in general | No Comments »

I occasionally write these posts about the year before, talking about how the year went or not. I sort of didn't do a massive review for 2014 last year, more discussing what would happen in 2015 instead. This year, I'll ...

Revolution Game Review

Monday, October 22nd, 2012 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Revolution is an area control board game by Steve Jackson Games that uses a blind-bidding element to let players gain control.  It's a fast game to learn to play and a fast game to play, which makes it a great ...

Board Game Review : Ghost Stories

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Ghost Stories  has players as Taoist Monks attempting to banish ghosts from the village.  To win, they'll have to banish Wu Feng the Lord of the Nine Hells before they themselves are defeated or the village overrun.  Ghost Stories is ...

The Wheaton Effect

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 Posted in business | 7 Comments »

FYI - A new chart with updated statistics has now been added As many of you know, Wil Wheaton has a Youtube channel dedicated to board gaming called Tabletop. It's been phenomenally successful - his Small World video has garnered over ...

Video Review: Star Trek Fleet Captains

Monday, April 2nd, 2012 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

This week, we're reviewing Wiz Kids' popular Heroclix/boardgame hybrid, Star Trek: Fleet Captains.

Year in Review : 2011

Sunday, January 1st, 2012 Posted in business | No Comments »

What a year, 2011 was our best year so far; with solid growth through most of it.   There were significant challenges throughout the year; but I continue to be grateful to all our customers who have made this possible. Sales & ...

Top 10 Board Games for 2011 & Quarriors Review

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 Posted in articles | No Comments »

We just posted our annual Top 10 Board Games for 2011 on the site. In addition, the new Quarriors video review is up on its product page as well.

Video Review : Arkham Horror

Monday, October 24th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Here's review 2 - Arkham Horror. Let us know what you feel about the review or if there's any other reviews you'd like to watch. We've decided to see if we can do a ton right before Christmas, so expect ...

Guest Review : Pandemic

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Pandemic is a cooperative game for 1-4 players taking on different roles in the fight against four diseases that are ravaging the population of the world. Players must work together to prevent catastrophic outbreaks and find the cures for four ...

Year in Review – 2009

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 Posted in articles, business | 7 Comments »

Well, it’s 2010 now and let’s start by saying Thank You to all our customers.  It was the first year that one of us would work full-time at Starlit Citadel (me!) and the first full year that we brought shipping ...