Category Archives: General

Arkham Horror: A Path to Carcosa Reading List

I’ve been playing Arkham Horror a lot in the past couple of years. I generally have a solo campaign on the go, and I’ve been playing it fortnightly at the Dice Saloon, going through each of the campaigns. At the … Continue reading

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RPG Quest 2023

I love a weird quest, so it’s time to work out a new one. In 2021 I played every board game in my collection. It helped me discover some games I’d not played before, dust off some forgotten classics and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Faked Tales!

Welcome, I’m Charlie Etheridge-Nunn, a writer and waffler about various things like comics and games in all forms. Explosion High & Mad Robot Comics First of all, I write comics at Mad Robot. If you see us at conventions you … Continue reading

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Casual Trek Bonus Episode: Uncasual Power!

Casual Trek is not a Doctor Who podcast. We made this clear from the very start. Much like how I’d be insufferable if this was an X-Men podcast, so would Miles be if this was a Doctor Who podcast. And … Continue reading

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Casual Trek Episode Nine: Troubles By Tribbles

I love a bit of horror, but there was a point watching this trio of Tribble episodes where I snapped. There are only three proper episodes about tribbles, not counting the Short Trek and a couple of cameos of what … Continue reading

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Explosion High Issue One!

If your sidekick is slacking, your alien hero’s awful or your deity’s down in the dumps, you can always send them to Explosion High to learn how to be a superhero! The school’s got a beautiful jungle campus surrounded by … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Quest 2022

Last year I played every board game in my collection. It was a lot, especially as I didn’t take the task seriously in the first half of the year and then way too seriously later on. It hit the stamina … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Errand: Board Game Quest 2021 Ends

Here we are, the end of Board Game Quest 2021. I’m writing most of this before the end of Board Game Quest, so I don’t know whether I’ll have made it at this point. Where I’m at, there are three … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Errand, Nearing the End

I was doing quarterly reports for my Board Game Quest 2021, to put together all the games I’ve played and quick reactions to how I’ve found them. This time I’m splitting the last quarter into two, in order to make … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Errand: The Midyear Review (Part Two)

Previously I published a list of some of the games I’ve played in April and May. Now we’re closing out my mid year games. The Last of May Carcassonne Carcassonne was possibly the third ‘golden age of board games’ game … Continue reading

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