Playing the field.

I’ve been enjoying running Numenera, as long as I don’t have to go off book too often. Sometimes I’m really feeling the improv nature that the rules permit and encourage, and sometimes I’m super not in the mood…. Read More

Rising Sun toe-dipping

We’re two games in on Rising Sun, and I’m still happily baffled at how to win at that game. Our first game (me, JIM, Ben and Rolland) was a learning experience and Ben ended up romping home to… Read More

Reviews and Previews: Jamaica/Photosynthesis/Adventure.exe/Cpt. Sonar/Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate/Rising Sun

Okay, with Jonathan and Steven’s visit we went full-bore games shopping for some likely additions to our respective catalogues. Some I can review (along with a podcast), some I can preview, but keep in mind that I tend… Read More

Brief Recap: Mansions close win, Doomtown first test game

Last week I played two games: a Thursday-night run out of Doomtown with Jim and Sean, long awaited; and the Gates of Silverwood Manor scenario for Mansions of Madness with the Tallens on Sunday night. Starting with Mansions… Read More

I don’t think of them as victims, now that I am one.

Finally got all the investigators for Mansions of Madness painted. Good project to get done, expecially before moving on to the monsters, which are in smaller batches and are more interesting to paint. Painting women’s shoes is a… Read More

Labyrinth of Ruin, Part I recap

We’ve finally made our way through the first half of our second Descent campaign, Labyrinth of Ruin. The story in Descent games isn’t particularly important, other than flavour; but Labyrinth of Ruin has so far been a little… Read More

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Trajan Mini Review and finished Ice Drakes

I received a message from JC regarding Trajan, a boardgame Steven had picked up last November and they were just getting around to playing. “It is a really interesting Euro token game, so everyone is kept involved to… Read More

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition: Single play review.

We played through Mansions of Madness 2 on Thursday and I’m going to lay down my first impressions. This isn’t a proper review because I think I’d need to play through it a bunch more times to figure… Read More

Rambling about enhancements

The DM screen might have been the first clever bit of not-strictly-necessary prop usage ever inflicted on gaming groups and since then gaming groups have added more and more stuff, usually not as successfully, to make their gaming… Read More