So, you want to get your friends into tabletop roleplay games, but they are hesitant? Easy! Tell them you are going to play Fiasco! Hear me out, I recently ran two games of Fiasco for a table of mostly new players and it went fantastically and I think it may just be the perfect game… Continue reading RPGs are scary – So play Fiasco!
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 Bundle of Holding: Legacy
The week started with me missing the deadline for the latest round of painting for the club's slow-grow league. I was not surprised to miss the deadline - I usually do. I'm not doing well in keeping up with the timescales, but I'm happy with how the painting is going, overall. it's good for me!… Continue reading Hobby Update 05/08/18: Burn the Gooleyman!
Lots of fun this week! We kicked things off on Wednesday with some Hive. Of the two games played, I managed to win one but lost the other. I like that my regular Hive opponents are getting more used to the game, so things are a lot more even and a lot more competitive. Later… Continue reading Hobby Update 24/06/18: Establishing Our Legacy
We all have one, I'm sure. One of those old games that we played as a kid. We might know it's not as good as more modern offerings, but the game still holds a special place in our hearts. Perhaps you grew up playing your family's battered, old copy of Monopoly or Cluedo. Oh sure, they're not… Continue reading Nostalgia Games: Considering Fantasy Flight’s Re-Release of the Original Star Wars RPG
Recently, I've moved into a new house. It's all very exciting and there's still a lot to do to make it really feel like home, but we're lucky that we've suddenly got a lot more space than before. As someone with hobbies that involve a lot of bulky boxes and whatnot, space was very much at… Continue reading Bringing Order