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Book Reviews and Literary-related musing.

In 2020 I started reviewing some of the new titles being put out by Aconyte books, the fiction-publishing arm of Board Game giants Asmodee, over on my board-game blog, Fistful of Meeples.

Over time, the book reviewing outgrew its original home, and I wanted to be able to publish my thoughts on a broader range of written creations – thus The Story Board was born.

Latest Posts

Book Review – The Devourer Below

Warning: This review contains spoilers for Arkham Horror the Card Game’s “Night of the Zealot” Campaign. Where some of Aconyte’s releases bear only the most tangential relationship to the games that (notionally) inspire them, their latest Arkham Horror release, The Devourer Below, could hardly draw more heavily from the source material. Arkham Horror the CardContinue reading “Book Review – The Devourer Below”

Book Review – Assassin’s Creed: Geirmund’s Saga & Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm

When Aconyte first put out an Assassin’s Creed novel – Geirmund’s Saga, by Matthew J Kirby- last year, I let it pass me by – I had a vague recollection of possibly having played a demo of one of the earliest titles in the Assassin’s Creed series many years ago now, but certainly never gotContinue reading “Book Review – Assassin’s Creed: Geirmund’s Saga & Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm”

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