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

5 on Friday: 09/11/18

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: 09/11/18

RPGs, Tabletop Games

Choosing an RPG for a New Group

I've got a lovely opportunity coming up.  Some old friends are interested in trying out a roleplaying game and I'm delighted to be their GM.  I love GMing.  I like playing RPGs, but GMing is where my heart is.  I like telling stories and working with the players to really create something special. Thing is,… Continue reading Choosing an RPG for a New Group

Blogging, Board Games, RPGs

Top 50 Games of 2017 (10-1)

Welcome to this year’s top 50 games list in which I list my personal top 50 games at this point in time.  My choices are not limited to games from this calendar year, but instead represent my current thoughts on the top 50 games out there.  Next year, some of the games featured may move… Continue reading Top 50 Games of 2017 (10-1)

Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs

Top 50 Games 2016 (10-1)

Welcome to the final entry in this series of posts exploring my top 50 games for 2016.  This entry builds on the four previous posts, this time exploring my top 10 absolute favourite games, as things currently stand.  I do have more ado, but I shall put it aside for now and instead just get… Continue reading Top 50 Games 2016 (10-1)

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The Dresden Files RPG: Session 6 (Finale)

The final session of our The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game campaign opened with a bit of regrouping.  The kinetomancer was getting used to his new leg, which doubled as his staff, whilst the investigator returned from hospital following the unfortunate lightning incident. Following on from the destruction of the demon, the group decide to confront Victor,… Continue reading The Dresden Files RPG: Session 6 (Finale)

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The Dresden Files RPG: Session 5

This week, we returned to our much-delayed Dresden Files Roleplaying Game campaign.  Although the events of the session took place over a relatively short period of in-game time, our play was dense with action and full of laughter. Last time, we left off in the midst of a fight with a toad-like demon that was proving… Continue reading The Dresden Files RPG: Session 5

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The Dresden Files RPG: Session 4

On Thursday, after taking a week off from the group, we had out fourth session of our The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game campaign.  It started off well for the group, with their missing member being unceremoniously dumped outside their offices, having been abducted by a local drug gang as a warning. The group then held a… Continue reading The Dresden Files RPG: Session 4

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The Dresden Files RPG: Session 3

The third session of our The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game campaign deviated slightly from my expectations.  We continue to follow the rough events of the first novel, Storm Front: This Thursday's session started off where the last one left off, with our heroes tumbling through a collapsing floor... or did they?  In the end, two players managed to… Continue reading The Dresden Files RPG: Session 3

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The Dresden Files RPG: Session 2

Last Thursday, my RPG group had our second session with The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game.  Whereas the first session (described in this post) consisted mainly of character creation, the second session had a lot more gameplay.   The group continued their investigations into a gruesome murder which may or may not have been committed with magic,… Continue reading The Dresden Files RPG: Session 2

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The Dresden Files RPG: Session 1

Last night, my group started their first session of The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game.  This was my, and their, first time using the Fate system, and I think it went reasonably well. In this session, we created the characters that make up the investigative agence, Unspeakable Investigations Ltd.  The group is made up of two Pure Mortals… Continue reading The Dresden Files RPG: Session 1