TtT: Catan Starfarers – 10th December

What: A celebration of the best board, card and tabletop games with themed nights and prizes – all washed down with awesome gaming cocktails! We feature a new game every week. Each week you can play this new game for free and usually have the chance to win a copy just by playing the game throughout the evening.

When: From 8pm until 12pm! But feel free to turn up early and play more games!

Cost: Free entry and games are free to play, just make sure you buy your drinks!

Feature Game: Each week we feature a different game. There is usually the opportunity to win a copy of this game just by playing it on the night. Everyone that plays the feature game is entered into a free prize draw near the end of the evening.

This Week our feature game is: Catan: Starfarers

We like BIG things here at Big Red Barrel – especially when they are BIG and excellent! And this week is perhaps the biggest prize we have ever given away at Tabletop Tuesday! A reimplementation of The Starfarers of Catan, which has been very hard to find for some time. This version updates the rules, components and artwork. Catan is already popular at TtT and I think this version has a good chance of being your new favourite version!

It is a 2 hour game, so we will be running 1 hour taster games for the evening, just so more people have the chance to play!

Last Week: Also don’t forget last weeks’ feature game, Megacity: Oceania, which will be available to play from now on!

Also, note that recent feature game, Keyforge – from both the Call of the Archons & Age of Ascension sets, will only be available on Tuesdays by request – just ask Tim and he will gladly teach you using the four decks we have for Tabletop Tuesday.


To Play: We have an extensive, ever growing library of over 160 titles including;
0-9: 504, 7 Wonders, 7 Wonders Duel, 8 Minute Empire, A: Abyss, Adrenaline, Age of Soccer, Android: Netrunner, Android: Infiltration, Android: Mainframe, Anomia, Agricola, Arkham HorrorArkham Horror: The Card Game, B: Bananagrams, Band Manager: Backstage Clash, Battlestar Galactica, Beyond Baker Street, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Boardgame, Black Fleet, Boss Monster, Boss Monster 2: The Next Level, Burger Boss, C: Camel Up, Cartmundi Poker Set, Cartmundi’s Shuffle Card Game Series, Carcassonne, Carcassonne: Winter Edition, Ca$h ‘n’ Guns, Catan, Celestia, Century:Spice Road, CitadelsSid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game, Cockroach Poker, Codenames, Colt ExpressContrastCortex ChallengeCortex Challenge 2, Costa RicaThe Cousins’ War, Crokinole, Cube Quest, Cypher, D: Dark Moon, Dark Souls: The Board Game, D&D: Attack Wing, Deadfellas, Dead of Winter, Dice City, Dice Forge, Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-Man and World’s Finest, Discworld: Ankh-Morpork, Dodekka, Doomtown: Reloaded, Double Play, Dixit, Dixit Odyssey, Dobble, Dominion, Dragonwood, Dream On!, Dungeon Roll, E: Elder Sign, Elysium, Emojito, Eurobabble, F: Final Fantasy: Trading Card Game, Five Tribes, Forbidden Desert, Frenzi, (Monty Python) Fluxx, Fruit Salad, Fury of Dracula, G: Gang Up!, Game of Thrones: The Card Game, Game of Thrones: Westeros Intrigue, Game of Trains, Galaxy Trucker, Gears of War: The Board Game, Ghost StoriesGobbitGobbit Angry BirdsGobblin’ GoblinsGreedy Wizards, Guards of Atlantis, H: Hanabi, Hit Z Road, HexAgony, Hey, That’s My Fish!, HistrioHiveHive PocketHMS DoloresThe Hobbit, Homeland: The Game I: Ice Cool, In A Bind, Ion, J: Jazz: The Singing Card Game, Jungle Speed, Jungle Speed Safari, Justice League Strategy Game, K: Kanagawa, Karate Fight, Karuba, King of New York, King of Tokyo, Kingdom Builder, King Frog, Krosmaster Arena, L: Legendary Inventors, Lift it!, Librium, London Taxi, The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Mordor, Love Letter, Love Letter: Batman, Legends of the Three Kingdoms, Lords of War: Orcs versus Dwarves, Lords of War: Elves versus Lizardmen, Luchador! Mexican Wrestling Dice, M: Machi Koro, Mars Attacks Ten Minute Takedown, Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron, Mascarade, Might and Magic: Heroes, Mr Lister’s Quiz Shootout, Munchkin, Munchkin Legends, Mystic Vale, Mysterium, N: Nefarious, Android: Netrunner, Neuroshima Hex! 3.0, New Angeles, New York 1901, O: Oh Captain!OK Play, Om Nom NomOne Night Ultimate WerewolfP: Pandemic, Pints of Blood, Plague Inc: The Board Game, Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon TCG: XY – Steam Siege Expansion, Q: Quadropolis, Quests of Valeria, R: Rainbow Rage, Raise Your Goblets, RampageReef RouteThe Resistance, Resident Evil Deck Building Game, Realm of Wonder, Relic Runners, Rex: Final Days of an EmpireRhino HeroRoll For The Galaxy, Rory’s Story Cubes: Batman, Ruination Battle Cards, Rush & Bash, S: ScrawlSecrets, The Settlers of Catan, Seventh Hero, Sheriff of Nottingham, Small World, Snake Oil, The Sock Game, Sopio, Something Different, Spector Ops, Splendor, Star Trek: Catan, Star Trek: Attack Wing, Star Realms, Star Wars: The Card Game, Story War, SUPERHOT Card Game, Super Rhino, Descent (2nd Edition), Space Cadets: Dice Duel, SpyfallSpyfall 2Star Wars Armada, Star War: X-Wing Miniatures Game, Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game: The Force Awakens, Street Fighter: Deck Building Game, Summoner Wars: The Master Set, T: Takenoko, Tash-KalarTatsuThem’s Fightin’ Words!, Thunderbirds, Ticket to Ride, Ticket to Ride Map Collection: Volume 2 – India & Switzerland, Timeline: British History, Timeline, Timeline: Star WarsTravel OminoesTsuro of the Seas, U, V, W: Voilà!,  Waggle Dance, The Walking Dead Card Game, The Walking Dead: The Board Game, Warhammer: Diskwars, We Detectives, Werewolf, WerewordsWhen I DreamWhitehall MysteryWibbell++, Wonky BlocksWord Slam,  X, Y, Z: XCOM: The Board Game, X-Tiles, YamataiYogi, Zooloretto, Zombicide, Zombie Dice.

Recent additions:

New for 2018: Bloodborne: The Card Game, Azul, Rocket Race, NMBR 9, Pandemic: Rising Tide, Abalone, Game of Thrones: The Iron Throne, Lazer Ryderz,  Unlock 2, The Grizzled, Push ItLightseekers TCG, 221B Baker Street: The Master Detective Game, Tetris Dual,  Hare & Tortoise, Majesty: For the Realm, Cobra Paw, Century: Golem Edition, Forest of Fate, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong,  Shards of Infinity, KLASK, DecryptoAttack of the Jelly Monster, Revenge of the Dictators, Star Realms: Colony Wars, Kuruba, Starship SamuraiQuirk!, Adventure LandIquazu, Thronestorm, The Agents, Kumo Hogosha, Cortex Challenge 3, Big Trouble in Little China, Unstable Unicorns, Peak Oil, Rhino Hero Super Battle, Startups, Pyramid of the Sun, Senryaku, Pocket Mars, Rick and Morty: The Ricks Must Be Crazy Multiverse Game, Mystic ScROLLS, Dragon Ball Super Card Game,  Nine Worlds, Animal Upon Animal and all the games that made up our end of year Christmas Special, including; Century: Eastern Wonders, Frutti di Mare: Veni, Vidi, Antipasti!Galaxy Federation Wrestling, Rising Sun and Realm of Wonder.

New for 2019: Hero Realms, Century: Eastern Wonders  Coimbra, Keyforge, Triplock,  Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game – Marvel Studios, Phase 1,Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War,8Bit Box,Fallout: The Boardgame,Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger,Timeline: Science Museum,Forbidden Sky (+ New Island and Desert), Color AddictOK Play!, Weird Things That Humans Search For!,Deep Sea Adventure, Startups, Insider, Magic the Gathering: War of the Spark,Honeycombs,Crystal Hall, Stratego, Just One,How to Rob a Bank,Chronicles of Crime,Caper,Monkey Temple, Exploriana,Forbidden City,Rollet, PucketEinstein Eats Eggs, Wordsmithery, Ticket To Ride: London, Mind the Gap, High Society, Dwarven Beerfest, Welcome to Dino World, Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write, Itchy Monkey, Bad Bones, Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core, Disney Villainous: Evil Comes Prepared, Team3, Super Punch Fighter, Zonkers & Jaws.

You may have seen Tabletop Tuesday and Loading Bar featured on Episode 6 of 2014’s BBC’s The Apprentice. You can read more about that here!

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