RPGs, Tabletop Games, Video Games

No Rest for the Wicked: Roleplaying in the Borderlands

On Sunday, I posted an article about Apocalypse World, an RPG that, for me, really captures a lot of the tone of the Borderlands series of video games.  I say it was published on Sunday, but it had been sitting unfinished in my drafts folder for several months, so it was nice to clear it… Continue reading No Rest for the Wicked: Roleplaying in the Borderlands

RPGs, Tabletop Games

Games That Are Powered by the Apocalypse

Released in 2010, Vincent Baker’s RPG, Apocalypse World has been individually very successful and, more widely, incredibly influential.  In terms of individual success, the game won a number of awards, including the 2010 Indie RPG Award for Most Innovative Game.  In the wider sense, the game has also spawned a lot of spin-off and fan… Continue reading Games That Are Powered by the Apocalypse

RPGs, Tabletop Games

Bundle of Holding: Traveller (D20)

I've been reading the newer Traveller books recently, the 2nd of the Mongoose editions.  My copy of the Vehicle manager arrived today, actually.  Really wanting to run a campaign based on a series of John Scalzi novels. With that in mind, this latest Bundle of Holding grabbed my attention, consisting as it does of a… Continue reading Bundle of Holding: Traveller (D20)

Board Games, Card Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

5 on Friday: 29/03/19: Kickstarter Special

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it's time for an all-new 5 on Friday. We're going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to our usual digest of some of our favourite articles from the past week. Of course, we’re slow readers, so don’t be surprised if… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 29/03/19: Kickstarter Special

Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

5 on Friday: 22/03/19

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it's time for an all-new 5 on Friday. We're going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to our usual digest of some of our favourite articles from the past week. Of course, we’re slow readers, so don’t be surprised if… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 22/03/19

Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

5 on Friday: 08/03/19

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it's time for an all-new 5 on Friday. We're going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to our usual digest of some of our favourite articles from the past week. Of course, we’re slow readers, so don’t be surprised if… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 08/03/19

Board Games, Card Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

5 on Friday: 01/03/19

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it's time for an all-new 5 on Friday.  We're going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to our usual digest of some of our favourite articles from the past week.  Of course, we’re slow readers, so don’t be surprised if there are some articles… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 01/03/19

Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

5 on Friday: 22/02/19

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it's time for an all-new 5 on Friday.  We're going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to our usual digest of some of our favourite articles from the past week.  Of course, we’re slow readers, so don’t be surprised if there are some articles… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 22/02/19

Blogging, Board Games, Books, Card Games, Miniature Games, RPGs, Tabletop Games

New Page: My Collection

I have published a new page, accessible via the menu bar or by clicking here, about my own games collection.  There was a page like this before, back on Hit Somebody, but I never got around to transferring it over to No Rerolls. The board game collection is pretty sizeable.  Here's a picture from a… Continue reading New Page: My Collection

Blogging, Tabletop Games

Diminishing Returners: The Problem of Group-Fade

For the past few years I have spent most of my Thursday nights the same way. This is because Thursday night is game night with our local games group, the Northern Knights. They're a nice bunch, and I genuinely think I'd have struggled to settle in up here without them or a similar group. Thing… Continue reading Diminishing Returners: The Problem of Group-Fade