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  • Top Board Games for this Halloween
    October 22, 2021 Staff Athena

    Top Board Games for this Halloween

    Have you been searching for the perfect game to play this Halloween? Check out our top takes on what games will bring that spooky spirit to your table. Escape The Dark Castle Freedom is at hand! But escaping your cell...

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  • Back to the Gaming Table - Lexi's pick
    May 8, 2021 Alexis Elliott

    Back to the Gaming Table - Lexi's pick

    As lockdown eases, we're all looking forward to getting together around the gaming board again.
    In this blog post, our newest employee Lexi tells us what she's most excited to set up on her table come the 17th!
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  • Tiny Epic Awesomeness
    February 26, 2021 Chris Ewles

    Tiny Epic Awesomeness

    Chris E takes a look at one of his favourite game series, Tiny Epic by Gamelyn Games. Check out his thoughts on these small but hard hitting games.
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  • A New Fighter Emerges!
    October 14, 2020 Mitch Head

    A New Fighter Emerges!

    Good day Athenians, As the new manager here at Athena Games there is still one incredibly important thing for me to do before I can be accepted, and that is to establish my geek cred! Our tale begins back in...

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  • Great Western Trail Board View
    September 22, 2017 Jamie Grinstead

    Alexander Pfister’s Great Western Trail Review

    Every month the staff at Athena Games chooses a game that they love and we put it on display as our ‘pick of the month’. In this article, Alfie Adams takes a look at his choice; Great Western Trail.

    Great Western Trail is a euro style game that combines engine building and deck building amongst numerous other mechanisms. Pitting 2-4 players as cow-barons of the great west, each trying to take the best cows they can to market in Kansas City.

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  • ♪My sweet Adrenaline♪
    December 14, 2016 Jamie Grinstead

    ♪My sweet Adrenaline♪

    Chris Turner talks about the latest game to join our board game collection; Adrenaline, which seeks to capture the feel of First Person Shooter video games. A First Look… Adrenaline, a board game with the feel of a first person...

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