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Review: Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargaming in the Frozen City

Review: Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargaming in the Frozen City

August 3, 2015 No Comments

Oh, man, I’m excited for this game. Let’s not bury the lede here. I’ve been hankering for a good skirmish wargame lately, and this game hits all those buttons. I grew up playing Mordheim pretty extensively, where you gather up a warband of cutthroats and criminals and toss them into a ruined city to battle […]

Card Game Review: Don’t Be That Guy

Card Game Review: Don’t Be That Guy

July 3, 2015 No Comments

There’s a brand new Kickstarter out there, and its designer, William Meyer, was kind enough to send a copy of this new game to review. Don’t Be That Guy is a casual party game, in the style of Apples to Apples or Cards Against Humanity. It’s best played with a group of people you know […]

Card Game Review: Barnyard Legions

Card Game Review: Barnyard Legions

April 6, 2015 No Comments

Barnyard Legions is a fantastic new card game where armies of animals battle one another in a large barnyard. It’s described as “tic-tac-toe where the tics attack.” You act by laying out your armies across the field, aiming for five-in-a-row. First up, a quick disclaimer. The designer of Barnyard Legions is my brother, so make […]

Anna’s Absurd Video Game Reviews: Hatoful Boyfriend

Anna’s Absurd Video Game Reviews: Hatoful Boyfriend

March 7, 2015 No Comments

We have a new writer, Anna, who will be posting video game reviews from time to time. Everyone, say hello to Anna! (Hi, Anna…) There are times in when a person realizes they didn’t know they were missing something in their lives until they see it. For me, that is what happened when I first […]

Board Game Review: Hitman Holiday

Board Game Review: Hitman Holiday

February 10, 2015 No Comments

You hear a knock on the door. It could be the mailman… could be a lot worse… You’ve been on this vacation for three days and already your elevator has mysteriously given out, and you’re pretty sure someone tried to push you down the stairs when you were on your way to the pool… Drawing […]

Card Game Review: Super Fantasy Rumble

Card Game Review: Super Fantasy Rumble

January 25, 2015 No Comments

Super Fantasy Rumble is a tactical card game inspired by 1980’s Saturday morning cartoons and features a unique and dynamic movement system that pushes and pulls heroes around a gridded board to battle other groups of random heroes.   Components In my unboxing video here, you can see my initial take on the components. The […]

RPG First Look: The D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master’s Guide

RPG First Look: The D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master’s Guide

December 9, 2014 No Comments

Today is the release day for the DMG, and it is incredible! Want to know what’s inside? Take a look with me!

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Age of Rebellion: Campaign Prep

I'm about to kick off a Star Wars campaign on Sunday nights, where I'll be running an Age of...

I Knew You Were Trouble When You Walked In: The Problem Player Who Won’t Quit

When their character hits zero hit points, they stand up, throw their pencil on the ground, and shout, "I...

Hey! Listen!: Fairies as a Playable Race in 5e

I'm thinking about running a Legend of Zelda-themed RPG for my 7-year-old this summer, and wanted to give my...