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QuantumCon Boardgame Festival

Attention fellow geeks, gamers and boardgamers. This Saturday is the first ever QuantumCon Boardgame Festival in Cape Town and it’s going to be so much fun. There will be tons of boardgames available to play and you can also bring your own. These aren’t just your usual Pictionary, Monopoly or 30 Seconds.  These are just the boardgames that I’ve played. There will be tons more available for you to try. For a full list check the Facebook event page. And  ...

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Gaming, Reviews

Boardgame Review: Shinobi Wat-aah!

When we were children, my brother and I along with our cousins, Saajidah, Shaheed and Ebrahim were obsessed with playing Crazy 8. You know “pick up, put down (a set), throw away”. We played it all the time. All day, every weekend or opportunity we got. So much so that when Ebrahim started Grade 1 his mother got a call from his teacher saying that when she asked him what came after 10 he said “Jack”. We love boardgames over in this neck of the woods. It all started  ...

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Our holiday to The Baths

During the December and January holidays while everyone was gallivanting about dieing the summer holiday, I was the poor soul who was working through because our intern’s contract had ended, I didn’t have any family obligations or a kid who gets school holidays and someone had to make sure Parent24 didn’t burn to the ground. So I took 2 weeks off between my birthday and our wedding anniversary. We went away to a place in Citrusdal called The Baths. I’ve been twice  ...

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