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Terraforming Mars game


  • New to Blue Herring - The Dragon and Flagon: a game of bar brawling mayhem, set in a 3D tavern environment!

Blue Herring Games

~ because life's too short for another game of Monopoly ~

Blue Herring Games celebrates modern board gaming with a range of reviews, player guides, products, and general musings.

Our focus is on increasing the exposure of quality board games to those seeking a new diversion.

  • No pop culture toys ('bobble heads' confuse and slightly scare us)
  • No video games (we never completed 'Frankie Goes to Hollywood' on the Commodore 64, and perhaps never really recovered)
  • No Monopoly (surely everyone already has a copy?)
  • Just quality board games!
Through board games, we have a chance to sit down with family and friends, relax, talk, have a drink, occasionally curse, frequently laugh. It is hopefully a fun experience. It is always a social experience. Enjoy!

 * Late-November Special *

So this one was late getting up on the website, but worth the wait!

Princes of Florence is one of the most under-rated of modern board games. It is increasingly hard to find in Australia, but we are delighted to have sourced 5 copies from overseas as our feature game of the month! (oh - and one extra copy with some box damage on the clearance rack. The boat ride from the US didn't agree with it).

This game brings together: a very accessible bidding round / tetris style town building / incredibly high tension in trying to complete your objectives in the limited time available / and philosophers. Does any other game in your collection tick all those boxes?

Still ranked in the top 100 of boardgamegeek's all time greatest list!

Sale price $56 - while stocks last