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Major changes to this website

This site changes frequently, 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

24th January 2021

Published issue 211 of To Win Just Once with my reports on playing Faiyum and Feierabend solitaire and review of High Rise (also played solitaire)

Published LPBS turn 345 (November 1672),
start-up of Way Station, our eleventh Star Trader game,
start-up of Freshford, our fifteenth Railway Rivals game and
pre-start of Elmers End, our sixteenth Railway Rivals game.

1st January 2021

Amended Games from Pevans (including Terms and Conditions) for the new VAT rules and latest postage price increases. :-(

21st December 2020

Published issue 210 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Gentes and Tapestry

Published LPBS turn 344 (October 1672) and
turn 12 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game and game end statements.

13th November 2020

Published issue 209 of To Win Just Once with my selections from browsing at Spiel.digital

Published LPBS turn 343 (September 1672) and
turn 11 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

1st October 2020

Published issue 208 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Amul and Dawn of Mankind.

Published LPBS turn 342 (August 1672).

16th September 2020

Published final version of my report from the 2019 Spiel games fair in Essen.

31st August 2020

Published issue 207 of To Win Just Once with my thoughts on where to play board games online and review of Paolo Mori's Blitzkrieg.

Published LPBS turn 341 (July 1672).

21st August 2020

Published LPBS turn 340 (June 1672).

22nd July 2020

Published issue 206 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Lux Aeterna and Fire! plus my musings on solitaire games in general.

Published LPBS turn 339 (May 1672),
turn 10 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 10 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

13th June 2020

Published issue 205 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of North American Railwayse and Steamrollers.

Published LPBS turn 338 (April 1672).

13th May 2020

Published issue 204 of To Win Just Once with my first impressions of MegaCity: Oceania and Vejen plus a Memoir '44 After Action Report.

Published LPBS turn 337 (March 1672),
turn 9 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 9 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

5th April 2020

Published issue 203 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Uwe Rosenberg's 'puzzle' trilogy: Spring Meadow, Indian Summer and Cottage Garden.

Published LPBS turn 336 (Feb 1672),
turn 8 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 8 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

27th February 2020

Published issue 202 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of The Romans, Red Alert and Museum.

Published LPBS turn 335 (Jan 1672),
turn 7 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 7 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

28th January 2020

Published issue 201 of To Win Just Once with my report from November's MidCon including my notes on games I played (Everdell, Fantasy Realms, Piepmatz, Tapestry, Vejen and more), and my annual EPIC Commands & Colors: Napoleonics encounter.

Published LPBS turn 334 (Dec 1671),
turn 6 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 6 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

22nd December 2019

Published issue 200 of To Win Just Once with the conclusion of my report from Spiel '19, including my first impressions of Amul, Bushido, Chicago 1875: City of Big Shoulders, Dawn of Mankind, De Stijl, La Viña, Paris: City of Light, Potemkin Empire, Wormlord and Yin Yang.

Published LPBS turn 333 (Nov 1671),
turn 5 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 5 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

19th November 2019

Published issue 199 of To Win Just Once with the start of my report from Spiel '19, including my first impressions of Adventure Island, Blitzkrieg!, Bloodstones (prototype), Humboldt's Great Voyage, Pact, Porto, Tiny Towns, Tricky Druids and Undaunted: Normandy.

Published LPBS turn 332 (Oct 1671),
turn 4 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 4 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

12th October 2019

Published issue 198 of To Win Just Once with my first impressions of Century: A New World, Commands & Colors: Medieval, Pax Pamir second ed, The Romans, Tales of the Northlands.

Published LPBS turn 331 (Sept 1671),
turn 3 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 3 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

27th September 2019

Published my full report from the 2019 UK Games Expo with notes on the new games and prototypes I saw and played at the NEC this year (including Attention All Shipping, Gladiatores, High Rise, La Stanza and Undo. There's also a PDF version of this.

6th September 2019

Published issue 197 of To Win Just Once with my reviews of Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks and Quartermaster General: The Cold War.

Published LPBS turn 330 (August 1671),
turn 2 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 2 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

1st August 2019

Published issue 196 of To Win Just Once wrapping up my report from the 2019 UK Games Expo including notes on the new games I played: Attention All Shipping, High Rise, Home on Lagrange, La Stanza, Memoir '44: New Flight Plan, Museum, Rolling Bears and more.

Published LPBS turn 329 (July 1671),
turn 1 of our tenth Star Trader game and
turn 1 of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.

24th June 2019

Published issue 195 of To Win Just Once with my report from the 2019 UK Games Expo including notes on the new games I played: Gladiatores, Smile, Ticket to Ride: London, Undo and more.

Published LPBS turn 328 (June 1671),
the final turn of our thirteenth Railway Rivals game,
start to our tenth Star Trader game and
start of our fourteenth Railway Rivals game.