Last week we saw what image adorned the 1st Dungeons and Dragons Players Handbook, and today we’ll be looking at what the 2nd edition of (Advanced) D&D has to offer. Over the course of its run 2nd edition saw a wide range of books, box sets and memorable settings, from the Mad Max flavored fantasy… Continue reading The Cover Up: D&D Player’s Handbook Part 2
Another start to another irregular series, this time looking at events, movies, books and such that have provided inspiration for some roleplay! This weekend, I travelled down to Huntly for the White Wood Gala. Deveron Arts, the Huntly-based managers of the project, describe the wood: The White Wood was planted by and for the community… Continue reading Finding Inspiration: The White Wood Gala
In my last post, I introduced you to the concept, background and some of the characters of Malifaux. Today, I’m going to expand a little on the rules and how the game actually plays. I’ll give a brief outline of the rules, then an account of my own experiences thus far, followed by a few examples… Continue reading Welcome to Malifaux Part 2: The Rules
Hello and welcome to The Cover Up! In this column I will be taking a look at probably the first thing you see picking up a new board game or RPG; The Cover. It has to grab the attention, as well as showing what the game inside entails. This is no easy task; as such… Continue reading The Cover Up: D&D Player’s Handbook Part 1
In the past year and a bit, I have been really getting into a new miniatures game. This is unusual for me, as I had kind of sworn off them a bit after getting somewhat tired of the prices and shenanigans of Games Workshop, and a perceived lack of time to paint anything I was… Continue reading Welcome to Malifaux Part 1: The Beginning
You know, the original poem – which can be found by clicking here – was so hastily written, largely in desperation at getting some initial content produced for this blog, that I never even noticed the sheer amount of typos and other little mistakes throughout. I do cringe a little bit at the points where… Continue reading Supplementary: Goblin Markets for Changeling: The Lost (Audio Edition)
I know the other writers of the blog through a local club, so like a modern day d’Artagnan I’ve joined up to write for No Rerolls. As with them, I’m a huge fan of Tabletop games, be them wargames, RPG’s or Board games. In fact, I can remember the exact moment I got into the… Continue reading Another One Rides the Bus : Meet Andrew.