Archive for Mouse Guard

A Great WEEK For Gaming!

July 24, 2010 No Comments

Forget my last post; it didn’t cut it: it’s been a great week for gaming! On Thursday, I sat down with my brother, sister-in-law and Ross Watson to play some Mouse Guard. Yes, that Ross Watson, the designer of Deathwatch and Rogue Trader. How’s that for intimidation! If you’ll allow me a moment to digress, […]

-Actual Play, Mouse Guard, Warhammer Fantasy RP

The Dice Monkey GenCon Schedule

July 10, 2010 No Comments

Yes, that’s right! We’re going to tell you exactly where we’ll be! (Note there are a lot of board games here. We actually play a lot of board games here at home, so we’re happy to get out there and play some we’ve never tried before.) Let’s start with Friday, our first day there. We’re […]

4e D&D, Board Game, Card Game, Gaming Conventions, GenCon, Miniatures, Mouse Guard, News, Podcast, Warhammer Fantasy RP

Mouse Guard, 3D Terrain, and more

July 5, 2010 No Comments

I’ve actually been up to quite a bit in the last week or so. Here’s the breakdown: Dungeon Tiles As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve begun collecting Dungeon Tiles, and have a tub filled with them now. I’m looking forward to getting back to playing some D&D so I can whip these out and […]

4e D&D, Dungeon Tiles, Game Stores, Mouse Guard, Paper Terrain

Mouse Guard Flier

June 25, 2010 No Comments

I’m looking at setting up a Mouse Guard mini-campaign here in Chicagoland, and am looking for players. I’ll need to get the word out, so I made up some fliers to put out to different game shops, and here it is: I’ll be putting the fliers up around the Great Lakes area, and hopefully, we’ll […]

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Mini-Campaigns I’m Looking Forward to Running

May 25, 2010 No Comments

I’ve been blabbering on and on about Mini-Campaigns and their benefits. I know, I know. “Move on!” you say, “we get it.” But I thought I’d share some mini-campaigns I’m looking forward to running in the future. 1. Mouse Guard: Naturally. Probably run the game over the course of a full game year, adding a […]

4e D&D, A Song of Ice and Fire RP, Call of Cthulhu, Mouse Guard, Savage Worlds, Super Heroes, Warhammer Fantasy RP

Never Say No

May 23, 2010 3 Comments

In the end, RPGs are just big games of improv. No matter how firmly the GM has everything plotted out and is railroading the players along, there’s still going to be improv on all counts. One of the big rules of improv, is the “Yes, And” rule. The “Yes, And” rule states that you should […]

-Advice/Tools, 4e D&D, Mouse Guard

Mouse Guard: No Power Cards… No Fun? Not at All!

May 21, 2010 5 Comments

I am a pretty hardcore 4e D&D gamer.  What can I say:  It was my first real gaming experience;  I’m comfortable with it.  I like it.  Besides a little side-step into a Savage Worlds game, Descent or even Munchkin here and there… well, I always go back to 4e. What makes me like it so […]

-Actual Play, 4e D&D, Mouse Guard
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