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Major changes to this website

This site changes regularly, so here's a list (most recent first) of significant changes and additions over the last year or so.

Date Description of and link to changes

23rd June 2018

Published issue 185 of To Win Just Once which features Pevans's report from the 2018 UK Games Expo with notes on the new games he saw (including including Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks, Holding On, North American Railways, Okiya, Red Alert, Tales of the Northlands, U-BOOT and more).

Published LPBS turn 318 (August 1670),
the third turn of our thirteenth Railway Rivals game and
the sixth turn of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game.

28th May 2018 Added my full report from the 2018 Gathering of Friends with notes on even more games.

21st May 2018

Published issue 184 of To Win Just Once which features Pevans's report from this year's Gathering of Friends with notes on the new games he played (including Altiplano, Clans of Caledonia, John Company, Keyper, Nusfjord and Rajas of the Ganges) and beers he drank.

Published LPBS turn 317 (July 1670) and
the second turn of our thirteenth Railway Rivals game.

7th May 2018

Published LPBS turn 316 (June 1670).

13th April 2018

Published issue 183 of To Win Just Once with Nik Luker's review of Azul and Pevans's review of A Handful of Stars – plus my tasting notes on chocolate beers.

Published LPBS turn 315 (May 1670),
the fifth turn of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game, and
Plus the first turn of our thirteenth Railway Rivals game.

13th March 2018

Published issue 182 of To Win Just Once with Pevans's reports from the London Toy Fair and the Shogun freeform game.

Plus the start-up for our thirteenth Railway Rivals game.

11th March 2018

Published LPBS turn 314 (April 1670),
the fourth turn of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game, and
turn 12 and game end of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

26th January 2018

Published issue 181 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of the "Fast Forward" trilogy from Friedemann Friese – Fear, Fortress and Flee – and Nik Luker's take on Tavarua

Published LPBS turn 313 (March 1670),
the third turn of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game, and
turn 11 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

15th January 2018

Published the first full version of my report from Spiel '17 with my first impressions of the new games I saw at the show, including: El Dorado, Fugitive, Noria, Peak Oil, Reworld, Tulip Bubble, Viral and lots more

21st December 2017

Published issue 180 of To Win Just Once with the second part of my Spiel '17 report, covering Echidna Shuffle, El Dorado, Fugitive, Peak Oil, Skull Port, Sultans of the Wind, Tulip Bubble, Viral and more

Published LPBS turn 312 (February 1670),
the second turn of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game, and
turn 10 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

21st November 2017

Published issue 179 of To Win Just Once with my first report from Spiel '17, covering Crop Circles, Dokmus, Echidna Shuffle, Majesty, Noria, Parley, Reworld, Riga, Surge, War of the Worlds: the New Wave and more

Published LPBS turn 311 (January 1670),
the first turn of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game, and
turn 9 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

21st October 2017

Published the final version of my report from Spiel '16 with my first impressions of the new games I saw at the show

7th October 2017

Published issue 178 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Papà Paolo and The Flow of History

Published LPBS turn 310 (December 1669),
the start-up of Voyager, our ninth Star Trader game, and
turn 8 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

31st August 2017

Published issue 177 of To Win Just Once with the my report from the Great British Beer Festival, plus reviews of Rhodes and Colony

Published LPBS turn 309 (November 1669)

14th August 2017

Added my full report from the 2017 UK Games Expo (the link's to the HTML version – there's also a PDF document, linked from the HTML page). This includes my first impressions of Alien Artifacts, The Cousins' War, El Alamein, Pulsar 2849 and Pyramid of the Sun plus introductions to a few dozen more new games.

31st July 2017

Published issue 176 of To Win Just Once with the second part of my report from the 2017 UK Games Expo with my first impressions of Alien Artifacts, Pyramid of the Sun, The Cousins' War and more.

Published LPBS turn 308 (Oct 1669), and
Turn 7 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

30th June 2017

Published issue 175 of To Win Just Once with my report from the 2017 UK Games Expo with my first impressions of First Martians, Near and Far, Outlive, Pulsar 2849 and more.

Published LPBS turn 307 (Sept 1669),
Game End Statements from our 8th Star Trader game, Trader to the Stars, and
Turn 6 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

14th June 2017

Published my full report from the 2017 Gathering of Friends with my first impressions of Century Spice Road, Days of Ire, Pax Renaissance, Sagrada, Terraforming Mars, Viticulture and more.

16th May 2017

Published issue 174 of To Win Just Once with my report from the 2017 Gathering of Friends with my first impressions of Fields of Green, Pax Renaissance, Terraforming Mars and a lot more.

Published LPBS turn 306 (August 1669),
Turn 12 of our 8th Star Trader game, Trader to the Stars, and
Turn 5 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

8th April 2017

Published issue 173 of To Win Just Once with my review of Oilfield.

Published LPBS turn 305 (July 1669),
Turn 11 of our 8th Star Trader game, Trader to the Stars, and
Turn 4 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

7th April 2017

Published LPBS interim turn 304 (June 1669)

5th March 2017

Published issue 172 of To Win Just Once with my first impressions of Da Yunhe, Food Chain Magnate, In the Name of Odin and Ulm.

Published LPBS turn 303 (May 1669),
Turn 3 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

22nd January 2017

Published issue 171 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Germania Magna, Band Manager and Domus Domini.

Published LPBS turn 302 (April 1669).

20th January 2017

Published Turn 10 of our 8th Star Trader game, Trader to the Stars, and
Turn 2 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

27th December 2016

Published my final report from the UK Games Expo 2016, covering the new games I saw, including Guilds of London, Ice Cool, Niña & Pinta, Scythe, Western Front and more

15th December 2016

Published issue 170 of To Win Just Once with more from Spiel '16 and Pevans's report from MidCon, including first impressions of Great Western Trail, Phalanxx and The Colonists

Published LPBS turn 301 (March 1669),
Turn 9 of our 8th Star Trader game, Trader to the Stars, and
Turn 1 of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.

19th November 2016

Published my final report from the 2016 Gathering of Friends, covering the games I played, including America, The Gallerist, Imhotep, Porta Nigra, Xenon Profiteer and more

5th November 2016

Published issue 169 of To Win Just Once with Pevans's initial report from Spiel '16 with his first impressions of Flow of History, Oilfield, Small Star Empires, Summit and more

Published LPBS turn 300 (February 1669)

2nd October 2016

Published issue 168 of To Win Just Once with Pevans's reviews of CVlizations, Mombasa, Peloponnes card game and Samara

Published LPBS turn 299 (January 1669),
Turn 8 of our 8th Star Trader game, Trader to the Stars, and
the start-up of Obama, our 12th Railway Rivals game.