Monthly Archives: September 2016

Lord of the Rings LCG

I’m not the biggest Tolkien fan, although I was raised in a house with a huge fan. My mum named our dog Bilbo and our cats Sam & Gandalf. She painted a mural of Rivendell on my bedroom wall which … Continue reading

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We are Here to see the Evil Wizard Kormákur

Along with Juggernaut, I brought out this game which was a freebie from Jason Morningstar. It’s a hidden identity/bluffing game where you’re all hunting an evil wizard. Only some of you aren’t. You pick a partner to share a scene … Continue reading

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Metal Showcase 11pm

Another solo Jason Morningstar game. This time it’s a Choose Your Own Adventure/Lone Wolf style book where you’re a deadbeat youth wanting $1,000 real quick. There’s an all-ages metal battle of the bands coming up so you need to recruit … Continue reading

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Juggernaut

Somehow I got my group playing a Live Action Role-Playing game. Technically it’s a “parlour LARP” where people spend an hour or two in a room, but it still counts. This is a Twilight Zone style game, where on 7 … Continue reading

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The Plant

The first of my solo game reviews. This is a free game which needs a few index cards and a pen to play. It’s a sad tale, something which I’ve often found with these solo games. It’s also by the … Continue reading

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Cards Against Humanity is Shit, Here Are Some Better Alternatives

Possibly my most popular article? With a clickbaity name like that, how couldn’t it be? This is about the “talking crap with your friends” game recommendation list, along with my criticisms of Cards Against Humanity. It was surprisingly well-received and … Continue reading

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Souls of Steel Preview

I adore the Powered by the Apocalypse toolset for story games, I’m also a fan of Gundam and Pacific Rim. This game is one about mech pilots in a BSG/Starship Troopers/Gundam type universe flying through space and having heated drama … Continue reading

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