The (Unfortunate) Myth of The X-Card

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Roughly two minutes into my second (ever) game of Warhammer 40K, another player decided to have his character pull out a space gun and shoot mine in the face... Twenty minutes later, the GM decided to mention, rather casually, 'x-card's' were fully operation at his table. Thank goodness for that! If you're not familiar with … Continue reading The (Unfortunate) Myth of The X-Card

Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Tom Tiernan

For the seventeenth year in a row, Double Exposure hosted  DexCon, what many consider the premier table-top, role-playing and LARP convention in the North East this past July 4th weekend. In attendance were a bevy of Gamers, vendors, authors, developers, artists, LARPers, organizers and all manner of creative minds. One such mind among those Gamers … Continue reading Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Tom Tiernan

Beyond the Con – DexCon 17

Maybe it’s the because the arguably most well-known Table-top/Role-playing convention in the North-East falls on the July 4 weekend, the country’s Independence Day, but my recent trek out to Jersey for this years Dexcon brought with it a strange but welcome moment of reflection about the landscape beyond the Convention itself. First, DexCon 17 was … Continue reading Beyond the Con – DexCon 17

Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Paul Roman Martinez

Success on Kick-starter is an elusive beast. With only 43% of all projects reaching their funding goals and Gaming projects even lower down the scale in terms of hitting their targets, some Project Creator's have nonetheless figured out the secret elixir to success on the crowd-funding site. One such alchemical master of the world of … Continue reading Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Paul Roman Martinez