April 2016


The Dresden Files RPG: Session 5

This week, we returned to our much-delayed Dresden Files Roleplaying Game campaign.  Although the events of the session took place over a relatively short period of in-game time, our play was dense with action and full…




Path of a Lightsaber

There’s a really beautiful Star Wars video making the rounds, which shows the journey of Anakin’s lightsaber throughout the saga.  When you do think about it, it’s quite the macguffin for the series, being passed on…




First Impressions: Rex

Last night, I finally got Rex: Final Days of an Empire to the table.  We played a six player game, so every faction was used and the game was reasonably busy.  This was a game…




Humble Bundle: Telltale Games Bundle

I love story-driven games.  Some of my favourite ever games are classic point-and-click adventures such as Monkey Island, Full Throttle and Grim Fandango from Lucasfilm Games (later Lucasarts) and the Discworld  adventure games from Perfect 10.  The company that exemplified the modern…





Starting a Board Game Collection: Part 1

Like any niche hobby, getting started in board gaming can be a daunting prospect. There are so many differing opinions on what makes a good game, or what makes an appropriate game for someone new…