Audio

Great Games with Traitor Mechanisms: An Audio Followup

Earlier this week, I posted an article that featured a handful of games that make good use of traitor mechanisms.  Here, I reflect a little on this article and discuss on further game in which the traitor mechanism is central to play: This was recorded before our first episode of No Rerolls Radio, otherwise I’d… Continue reading Great Games with Traitor Mechanisms: An Audio Followup

No Rerolls Radio

No Rerolls Radio, Episode 1: An Introduction to Stuart and Alex

In the first episode of our new podcast, our intrepid hosts introduce themselves and utterly fail to follow any sort of structure.

This acts as an hour and half long (eep!) introduction to Stuart and Alex in which they discuss:

1. How they got started with tabletop gaming
2. Some of their favourite games
3. What they write about on No Rerolls
4. Their best gaming experiences
5. Some negative gaming experiences
6. Their favourite articles thus far on No Rerolls

Only 6 questions, but 6,000 tangents!

Board Games · RPGs

Tracking Collections Using Board Game Geek

The website, Board Game Geek, is a fantastic resource.  Founded in the year 2000, it is the definitive database of board and card games, cataloguing many tens of thousands of items.  On top of this, there are two sister sites, Video Game Geek and RPG Geek, both of which also track tens of thousand of items,… Continue reading Tracking Collections Using Board Game Geek

Board Games

4 Great Board Games with Traitor Mechanisms

Games are fantastic social tools.  They are a scaffolding for social interaction and a great source of shared experience and enjoyment.  Cooperative games give a great opportunity for camaraderie and team-working, and can give a real sense of shared achievement when you manage to accomplish your goals together. That said, many otherwise-cooperative games have a… Continue reading 4 Great Board Games with Traitor Mechanisms

Rant

I Have Never Wanted to Turn Off Chat in a Tabletop Game

This has been rattling around my head and needs to get out.  Don’t expect coherence in this post, please!  Thank you for your indulgence. I love Overwatch.  I’d go so far as to say there’s a real addiction developing here, but it’s not the merits of the game that I wish to discuss here.  It’s not… Continue reading I Have Never Wanted to Turn Off Chat in a Tabletop Game