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Trialling a Schedule

Originally, I was posting every day on here, until that became unsustainable.  Then, there was a lengthy period of radio silence.  Now, I’m managing a couple of posts per week. For the coming month (starting…


Worldhopping.net Closes

A site that I used to occasionally write for is closing.  Worldhopping.net was created by Dave, an old friend of mine.  It covered a wide range of niche topics, including reviews or games and books,…



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…


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…


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…


Hobby Resolutions 2016

It’s been another great year, hobby-wise. I’ve run a couple of RPGs and played in others, done a small amount of painting, played plenty of board games and generally had a good time. Before looking…


The World of Darkness Paradox

Last week it was announced that White Wolf Publishing, the company behind the World of Darkness line of RPGs was sold by their owners, CCP (famous for Eve Online and the mismanagement of White Wolf’s properties) to Paradox…


Riddle Me This

I am going to start this post with a quote.  This is Warren Zevon paraphrasing Schopenhauer in the VH1 Inside Out documentary: We buy books because we believe we’re buying the time to read them….