February 2016

X-Wing Night

Last night, a few local X-Wing players got together for an evening of games.  Going in, I knew about half of the people there, but I really liked the whole group. What was particularly interesting…





Judging a Game by Its Cover

Just a short pictorial post today.  Having recently spent some time looking through the work of the late Wayne England, I’m struck by how much artistic talent exists within our fantastic little hobby and the…


King of New York Powers Up

Both King of New York and Richard Garfield’s earlier game, King of Tokyo, are excellent games.  I’m generally not a fan of dice games, and I find games like Yahtzee to be incredibly dull, but these ones work….


Bundle of Holding: Shadows of Esteren

This is an interesting one.  The latest Bundle of Holding features the Kickstarter-funded, fantasy-horror RPG, Shadows of Esteren.  The most striking thing about this game is that the books are absolutely beautiful.  The art, the presentation,…


Harper Puts Out Cool Discworld Reading Guide

Publishing house, Harper, has put out this really cool reading guide for the Discworld series, written by the late, great Terry Pratchett.  There have been reading guides around for the Discworld series for years, as it less a single…


Colourful Conundrum

It’s not raining!  It’s not windy!  Holy crap!  Great chance to get some spray-painting done, isn’t it? Well, it would be if I knew what to paint.  I could respray my Legion of Everblight with a…





RIP Wayne England

Sad news today, with the announcement of the passing of Wayne England.  England was a prolific artist who worked extensively with gaming companies to produce a lot of stunning sci-fi and fantasy artwork. Work for…