About Us

Dicebreaker brings professional, high-quality coverage of amazing tabletop games to everybody. From the latest Dungeons & Dragons adventure and biggest board games of the year to overlooked tabletop gems that you might’ve missed, it’s the place for veterans and newcomers alike to find their next favourite game and go inside the games they already love.

Staffed by a team of experienced journalists, video producers and tabletop gamers, Dicebreaker delivers friendly, entertaining and accessible coverage of the tabletop hobby and industry that doesn’t shy away from the important conversations. We deliver:

  • Dedicated, professional reporting on the latest news in the tabletop industry
  • Original criticism and writing about innovative game design
  • Insight from leading tabletop designers, publishers and creators
  • Expert guides on how to master the best tabletop games
  • Daily, high-quality video on our YouTube channel

Our video output includes weekly Let’s Play board game playthroughs, live streams, video reviews, advice videos, regular series and more. You also get to watch us make terrible jokes and natter on about our appreciation of Brendan Fraser, pledging allegiance to the crab god and other such nonsense in an attempt to make you laugh. Read more about how we produce content in our editorial policy and review policy.

To contact the Dicebreaker team, find us on Twitter @joindicebreaker or contact the team.

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Who are we?

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Matt Jarvis

Editor-in-chief

After starting his career writing about music, films and video games for various places, Matt spent many years as a technology, PC and video game journalist before writing about tabletop games as the editor of Tabletop Gaming magazine. He joined Dicebreaker as editor-in-chief in 2019, and has been trying to convince the rest of the team to play Diplomacy since.

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Michael Whelan

Head of Video

Michael "Wheels" Whelan started life in the video game industry working as a community manager and content producer on titles such as the Total War franchise and Sorcery! 4. He was able to integrate his lifelong enthusiasm for tabletop into his job by starting a new series of tabletop livestreams on Total War's marketing channels, before becoming the second talented member of Dicebreaker’s video team in mid-2019.

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Alex Meehan

Staff Writer

Alex’s journey to Dicebreaker began with writing insightful video game coverage for outlets such as Kotaku, Waypoint and PC Gamer. Her unique approach to analysing pop culture and knack for witty storytelling finally secured her a forever home producing news, features and reviews with the Dicebreaker team. She’s also obsessed with playing Vampire: The Masquerade, and won’t stop talking about it.

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Olivia Kennedy

Video Team

Since studying Creative Writing and English Literature at university, Olivia has produced written content and copywriting for a wide range of businesses. While working in digital marketing, she has also focused on creative endeavours such as streaming and videography. She spends her free time waiting for someone - anyone - to suggest playing a hidden role game.