New York City has a great many weekly gaming events, groups and meet-ups that happen on a regular basis. Last week I went to a few focused on designers who were in the beta and development phases of their designs. It's always interesting to be around folks in the early stages of an idea.
Curated Tools to Mimic Wizard's D&D Beyond
A long overdue review of the lamented 2014 MERCS Recon Kickstarted game
I consider my gaming tastes to be a tad more 'alternative' than most other gamers out there. I mean, I enjoy any player who brings a hard-drinking dwarf to the table as much as the next gal, but I do truly love to see builds and characters that really go 'all-in' on the creative side … Continue reading DMSGuild Review: Races-Primates & Wolves
As a player, I have always had an enormous respect for the game-runner at whatever table I take a seat at. When I first stepped into the world of role-playing, the biggest challenge I had was adapting to the rules of the various systems I was learning (I started D&D as an adult and decided to … Continue reading DM Ultimatums
One can only imagine the amount of overlap among participants of table-top gaming and video gaming that exists. With the exception of big-box events like PAX and, well PAX, most cons and events are fairly delineated between analog and digital gaming. Enter NYC Arcade-- the birthchild of three (or two?) local New York game designers … Continue reading The NYC Arcade – A Sheep’s Meow Production
These days Gaming conventions are clearly something of a cottage industry. Hardly a week goes by where I don't hear about a new con kicking-off somewhere nearby (who would have guessed those plastic ponies I grew up with in the '80's would become such a cult among middle-aged males in the early 21st Century?). But … Continue reading Anonycon 2014 Wrap-up & An Interview with a Volunteer