February 3, 2021

Get ready for GameBlast21 and help raise money for SpecialEffect!

Game on! We're teaming up with the lovely people at SpecialEffect to help boost your GameBlast21 Stream! We’re offering a free bundle of Big Potato…
December 16, 2020

13 Alternative Lockdown Birthday Ideas To Get The Party Started

You’ve been productive in lockdown – that play you wrote was a massive hit with the audience of mannequins you built out of brooms, and…
November 30, 2020

Potatomas is Here! 🎁

Potatomas comes but once a year and fills us all with Christmas cheer! So gather round, come one, come all! For you could be winning…
October 16, 2020

We’ve launched a new Kickstarter campaign!

After our wildly popular Muffin Time Kickstarter campaign, we’re back at it again with another one! You may recognise this game as, you guessed it,…
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August 20, 2020

The Top 20 Board Games of 2020

It goes without saying that 2020 hasn’t had the best start. Amongst all the doom and gloom, however, there has been one small ray of…
June 24, 2020

We Want to Help Make a Difference in the Fight Against Racism

Like many other companies, we put out a statement showing our support for the Black Lives Matter Movement. However, we don’t want this to be…
June 1, 2020

Best 2 Player Board Games – An Alternative List

Let’s face it, we’ve all played our fair share of Guess Who, Battleships and Jenga. We've played these classic 2 player board games time and…
Don't Get Got free downloadBlog
May 11, 2020

Don’t Get Got: Working From Home Edition

Attention employees! Please assemble in the meeting room for a special announcement: WE’VE GOT ANOTHER FREE GAME TO DOWNLOAD! This time, it’s our secret missions…
Goat on a BoatBlog
April 22, 2020

Goat on a Boat Free Download (USA version)

We’re back with another free game! Next up is Goat On A Boat - the rhyming charades game with the strange-sounding name. If you haven’t…
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April 22, 2020

Obama Llama Free Download (UK version)

We’re back with another free game! Next up is Obama Llama - the rhyming charades game with the strange-sounding name. If you haven’t played Obama…
April 7, 2020

How to Play Board Games Online Remotely

Thanks to the wonders of technology (thank you Zoom!), there’s still loads of ways to play all your favourites from home. So, whether you’re stuck…
April 1, 2020

Co-op Games for players who just want to be friends

Crushing your opponents in a blaze of glory is great. However, sometimes working together can be just as much fun. Instead of fighting with each…
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March 25, 2020

Mr Lister Free Download

Howdy there quiz-slingers, Mr Lister here! The sheriff tells me that you’re all having to stay at home because of some lowdown, good-for-nothing bug. So…
February 20, 2020

Win Our Board Games For Life!

Strap yourselves in and get ready for one of our biggest competitions yet. One lucky newsletter subscriber will win Big Potato board games for life.…
February 10, 2020

Tips for Streaming Board Games on a Budget

Over the past few years, we’ve dabbled in streaming here and there. We’re not experts by any means, but we’ve managed to gather some tips…
July 4, 2019

Games Gurus Wanted!

Like teaching people how to play games? Live in the UK? Free on the weekends or don’t have a normal 9-5 job? Then we’re looking…
April 18, 2019

How to invent the best board game in the world: A five-step plan

They say that everybody has a board game in them. You might be the talk of the town in your local game store, unbeaten in…
February 12, 2019

21 Alternative Work Social Ideas in London – No Work and All Play

Most of us spend around 40 hours a week with our colleagues. Love them or hate them, we’re stuck with them, so we might as…
February 7, 2019

How to Play Obama Llama (1 & 2) Without The Drama – Instructions

If reading rules fills you with dread, watch our "how to play" film instead. Please hand these instructions to the most sensible person in the…
February 7, 2019

How to Play The Chameleon – Instructions

Rather watch the video explanation? Watch it here. Love The Chameleon? Visit our board game shop. Free 24-hour delivery on all orders over £30. Aim of…
January 3, 2019

What to do with your brilliant board game

There has never been a better time to be a board game inventor than now. Board games are smarter, more inventive, more entertaining, more beautiful…
November 5, 2018

Best Christmas Party Games That Won’t Start a Family Argument

A nice family board game might be tradition on Christmas Day, but that doesn’t have to mean struggling through another two-hour Monopoly session. This year,…
October 8, 2018

Big Potato’s Monster Mash of Spooky Party Games for Halloween

Whether it’s bobbing for apples, tying donuts to strings or throwing eggs at houses, I think we can all agree that Halloween games have gotten…
September 4, 2018

Big Potato’s Reading List: Top Ten Board Games for Students

You’ve just moved in with a bunch of new people. Maybe it’s awkward, maybe it’s not. Either way, throwing a couple of games into the…
July 18, 2018

Our Top Ten Picks for Board Gaming on the Beach

Whether you’re cruising in the Caribbean, basking in Brighton or lounging in Lanzarote, there’s one thing you should always remember – beaches can be boring. That’s…
May 21, 2018

The Big Potato Guide to Party-Starters

Parties, like most things, are always a lot better when there’s games involved. With this list of our best house party games, you can finally…
April 6, 2018

The Ultimate Gamer’s Guide to Travelling

Jetting off this summer? Well, no matter how nice the destination is, you’ve still got to get there first. To help you pass the time,…
March 8, 2018

Our top picks for Valentines Day

Looking for the perfect way to show your partner how much you care? This year, don’t say it with flowers. Say it by ruthlessly destroying…