Board Game Blow Out – Thursday Night Gaming at Athena!

Here at Athena Games, we are always happy when we see customers cracking open board games and giving them a go in the store. We have a fairly hefty library of demo games from Dobble to Through the Ages. All of which can played in the store at any time and borrowed by anyone. Gaming Night Last … Read more

Magic the Gathering: The New Bold Frontier

This week on the blog, our guest writer is Alex Moore. Alex is taking a look at a new format in Magic the Gathering that is turning heads; Frontier. The New Bold Frontier By Alex Moore Frontier is a newly brewed format which consists of all of the sets released into standard since the 2015 … Read more

My first impressions of the Age of Sigmar General’s Handbook

Age of Sigmar Battle

I will start by saying that I am a long time Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40,000 player. When Age of Sigmar was released I bemoaned, like a lot of people, the loss of ranked units and the mass combat style of fantasy however the thing that struck me most was the lack of points values. … Read more

Why Play? Star Wars: Imperial Assault Skirmish

‘Why Play?’ is a new series of articles focusing on some of the lesser played games in store, with players explaining exactly why this game is worth your time! To start off, Alex Grinstead argues for why playing the skirmish mode of Star Wars: Imperial Assault can be as, or even moreso, rewarding than the … Read more