About

The Blog

The Tabletop Games Blog is about all things board, card, dexterity and other modern games. Every week there is a new review and a topic discussion piece, all of which are also released in audio format on the podcast.

Additionally, there is the Let me illustrate podcast series where board game artists answer a catalogue of 17 questions about themselves.

Writers for the Blog

Apart from me (see more information about me further down), there have been a number of other people who wrote guest posts on this blog. Of course, the opinions expressed in those articles are those of the authors and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Tabletop Games Blog:

  • Michael Fox is the former producer and presenter of The Little Metal Dog Show, designer of Keep Running!, Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr, MegaCity: Oceania and now releases games as Wayfinder Games.
  • Lewis Shaw is one of the founders of Braincrack Games, alongside Emily, and their journey into board games began when a friend introduced them to Takenoko, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Coup and more.
  • Joe Slack has been designing board games since 2014 and helped over 4,000 game designers through his books and teaching, including The Board Game Design Course.
  • Laurie Trueblood founded Adventures of Authenticity in 2021 after facing a personal crisis as a way to share what she learned and to help others that were equally feeling lost in life.

Me

A photo of Oliver Kinne, the owner and editor of this blog.

My name is Oliver Kinne. I live by the sunny south coast of the United Kingdom and have been playing modern tabletop games for over 15 years. I have also enjoyed writing fiction since I was in my teens. So in May 2018, I started the Tabletop Games Blog combining my two hobbies.

Additionally, I:

If you want to find out what I’m up to, you can find me here:

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