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

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Blogging, Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs

5 on Friday: 04/05/18

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: 04/05/18

Blogging, Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs

5 on Friday: 27/04/18

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: 27/04/18

Blogging, Miniature Games, RPGs

5 on Friday: 05/01/18

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it's time for a little 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 that are a little older – these are just some of the great articles we happen to have actually… Continue reading 5 on Friday: 05/01/18

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)

RPGs

Faulty Knowledge in the World of Darkness

As I plan the next Vampire: The Masquerade chronicle I intend to run, I find myself looking at different blogs and message boards for pointers to help me up my game as a World of Darkness Storyteller.  Don't get me wrong, I feel that I run a good WoD chronicle, but there is definitely room for improvement. Today, I’d like… Continue reading Faulty Knowledge in the World of Darkness

RPGs

The Problem with Evolving Settings

There are many, many RPG settings that have rich and interesting stories that have evolved over the course of several years.  Settings like Planescape, The Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance, The Iron Kingdoms, Azeroth (the setting of World of Warcraft), the World of Darkness and others have come out of a collective, long-term effort over a number of years. In some cases, such as Forgotten Realms… Continue reading The Problem with Evolving Settings

Board Games, Previews

Asmodee Tease World of Darkness Apps

Tabletop juggernaut Asmodee have recently tweeted an image promoting current nd upcoming apps for mobile devices.  The image promotes staple titles such as Small World, Pandemic and Ticket to Ride, along with an upcoming edition of beautifully illustrated card game, Onirim. The interesting and surprising bit of this is in the other two upcoming games.  Take a look: Yeah, look,… Continue reading Asmodee Tease World of Darkness Apps

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)

RPGs

Vampire: The Masquerade Bundle at Humble Bundle

There is a fantastic Humble Bundle up just now! No, I don't mean the 2k Games one, that's just shooty-death-bang video games.  Who cares about that? The bundle to which I refer is a bundle of Vampire: The Masquerade PDFs.  You can find it over at the Humble Bundle site and your purchased will also benefit… Continue reading Vampire: The Masquerade Bundle at Humble Bundle