Games to Staycation with

Since reopening Tabletop West, now known simply as ‘West’, I have had a few people holidaying in or around Bantry asking what games would be good to take with them in their camper van/caravan/tent or even small games to bring to a friend’s garden for drinks. There are...

Physically Distant – Socially Close

In Ireland it is almost the exception not to have a close friend or family member that lives in some far flung land. In this age of physical distancing, one of the major upsides has been how much more contact we have had with those loved ones; contact we perhaps took...

Going Solo

I really hope that nobody reading this is isolating completely alone. If you are, I hope that you’ve got a good online support network and are seeing and interacting with people regularly in chat and video call form. For those of you isolating in two’s or even larger...

Who let the Hill Dwarfs out?

Role Playing Games (RPGs) are super popular right now. We are often asked by people who have never tried playing before if we run events for starting out in Dungeons and Dragons (we did- it went well but we had to stop as the way they were being run was not working...

Teens at home… and no escape from them!

We live with an almost two year old and a no longer seventy year old, but I am aware that there is a vast ‘other’ age group lurking around peoples homes (hopefully no longer going out and about) that are in need of entertainment. Through social media we...

Isolation Together

Many of us are unexpectedly spending a whole lot more time with the people we live with. Our loved ones have become coworkers as we adjust to working in our living rooms and at our dining tables. Tonight I wanted to share a couple of recommendations for two player...