A yellow Meeple piece on a Carcassonne tile

Ah! The Games We Play.

By now, you may be thinking "How can people be so fanatic about Snakes and Ladders, Monopoly or even Risk? The truth is that we're not. And strictly speaking, I guess, some purists would say that some of the games we play are Cardgames rather than Boardgames. What follows, in no particular order, are lists of game designers, game producers and games that we enjoy. Just click on the links to view the manufacturer's or some other person's balanced and objective descriptions of the games.

Good games don't happen by chance or accident and some people have justly deserved reputations for producing consistently good quality games:

Good designers are helped heaps by good producers who ensure that the finished product enhances the playing pleasure of the game without pricing themselves out of the market. Some noted producers are:

As for the actual games, well there are so many of them, but here are a few of our favourite titles:

Would you like to join us?

If you live in Auckland, or are visiting Auckland on the right weekend, and would like to join in a game or two, please contact me and we'll arrange things. We have a mailing list as well. I usually find though that people like to come along at least once first and decide if they like playing these sort of games with these people before being subscribed to a mailing list.