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

My name is Oliver Kinne, and I publish two new articles every week on this blog, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The Tuesday article discusses a tabletop games related topic, while the Saturday article is a tabletop game review and is also published in podcast format.

I also run the Let me illustrate podcast, where a different board game artist answers a catalogue of 17 questions about themselves.

I am an associate writer for There Will Be Games and a contributing author to The Tabletop Spirit digital magazine, which is an honour and allows me to share my articles with a wider audience.

I co-host the Tabletop Inquisition podcast with Antoinette from Board Game Inquisition and we release a new episode about once a month, where we tackle different issues facing board games, the people who play them and maybe their industry.

I was a judge and coach for the Board Game Workshop Design Contest 2019 and 2020.

I also playtested a number of commercially released tabletop games, including Empires of the Void II by Red Raven Games (see page 35 of the rulebook), Chai by Steeped Games (see box lid) and Coral Islands by Alleycat Games (see page 16 of the rulebook).

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