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

It’s now halfway through the year and I’ve been keeping pace roughly between board games played in my collection and the year’s progress. With lockdown it’s been tricky, especially for three player games when there are few times everyone in … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Errand: First Quarter Report

I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions, but I do love a good challenge. Just as 2020 was ending, my partner, Emma, asked whether it would be possible to play every game in my collection in a year. I … Continue reading

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Explosion High is now on Kickstarter!

I’ve been busy yelling all over social media about Explosion High being on Kickstarter that I’ve forgotten to make a post on my own blog about it. To be honest, this poor blog’s been so neglected that I only remembered … Continue reading

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Cosy Horror and Explosions

This year’s been a bit of a weird one, hasn’t it? I feel like I’ve been incredibly productive and nowhere near productive enough, which will hopefully even out to make an averagely productive time as far as my writing goes. … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020, Part Five – Touching Tributes from Players

I’m going to preface this by saying there’s no reason for players to give gifts, it’s not something I encourage or demand, but it’s really lovely when this kind of thing happens. I started hosting fortnightly community RPG nights for … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020, Part Four – Vision as a great narrative prompt

“Okay, what does that look like?” is a question which has become a constant in my games. I love it as a prompt and I’d only really noticed that I keep asking it recently. In some RPGs you start to … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020: Beginning A New Campaign

The topic for day one of RPG a Day is ‘Beginning’. I’ve written about starting out as a roleplayer before, so instead I thought I’d talk about starting a new game. There’s something magical about starting a new campaign and … Continue reading

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A Quick Update – Reclaiming My Productivity

There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment with lockdowns and such, so I’m at the point where I’m trying to push forwards. I’m still working full time, which is good. My workplace is pretty much prepared … Continue reading

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Faked Tales Still Exists

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here. I thought I’d post a little update. Continue reading

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