Board Games, Pop Culture, Rant

Card Game Reskins Are the Shovelware Titles of the Tabletop Hobby

I’m sure that all halfway dedicated videogamers will be aware of the concept of shovelware.  This is generally low quality software, churned out for quantity rather than quality, with no real though having gone into it beyond a simple theme or property designed to appeal to a less informed audience.  Think of the sort of… Continue reading Card Game Reskins Are the Shovelware Titles of the Tabletop Hobby

Blogging, Miniature Games, Pop Culture

Let’s Talk About PETA and 40K

Hypocrisy really rankles me, as does being misled or lied to.  It is hardly surprising, bearing this in mind, that I am therefore not a fan of PETA, a so-called animal right group. The group are known for their bizarre pronouncements and tone-deaf publicity stunts.  They attack video games like Mario, Cooking Mama and Super Meat Boy, rather than… Continue reading Let’s Talk About PETA and 40K

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