Tabletop



Fight Night

Had a Nostalgia-filled evening with some old friends last night, grabbing a mixed tandoori and throwing it down in some classic fighting games. We actually played a card game first, running through a quick game…


First Impressions: Twilight Struggle

Twilight Struggle by GMT Games is a game that consistently finds itself at the top (as it is currently) or near the top of the rankings over at Board Game Geek.  It is an area…


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First Impressions: Dystopian Wars

Last night, my Italian fleet faced off against Adam’s French fleet in my first game of Dystopian Wars. The game got off to a bad start for me and I quickly lost two of my…



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Kickstarter Surprise!

Sometimes when I back a project on Kickstarter, I find myself waiting anxiously for it to be fulfilled, regardless of how long the wait may be. That was the case with the latest edition of…


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Faulty Knowledge

As I think about the next Vampire chronicle I intend to run, I find myself looking at different blogs and message boards for pointers to help me up my game as a World of Darkness Storyteller. Today,…





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Expanding on Experience

Over the past few months, I have written a few posts at the World Hopping blog about my experiences of really getting into roleplay after about a decade and a half of dipping the occasional,…


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Is The Grauniad Getting It?

My attention was drawn this evening to an article over at The Grauniad (The Guardian for those who do not read the Eye) discussing your favourite topic and mine. It is entitled “Board games’ golden age:…