So I finally got a chance the other day to read through The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan in Tales from the Yawning Portal, and I must say I was thoroughly satisfied with the self-imposed wait. Over the years I’ve seen the evocative cover of the legendary AD&D mod, but never got a chance to flip… Read More Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan – Then (AD&D) & Now (5e)
This past weekend I got a chance to enter my first ever Miniatures tournament, which also entailed playing the first miniatures game I’ve ever played. One of the genres of gaming that has always appealed to me but has consistently seemed beyond my financial grasp is that of war-games, or miniatures. With the likes of… Read More X-Wing Miniatures – Tourney Play
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… Read More Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Paul Roman Martinez
Like most things in the table-top world these days, Boss Monster, the card game put out by Brotherwise Games made its grand entrance to the world via Kickstarter. Packaged in a slick box adorned with digitized artwork of a giant green-skinned bloated king, the games mascot known as King Croak, Boss Monster is a competitive… Read More Game Review – Boss Monster
Last month I went and saw Thor: The Dark World, the latest in the Hollywood onslaught of Marvel films that have graced the screen since their re-boot with the X-Men franchise way back in 2000. It was a decent film, one that delved further into the conflict between Thor and his brother, but also brought… Read More Drow – The Other Elven Meat
“My Gremlin fires off his laser at you and you die!” “No wait, my goblin is way too dexterous to get hit, and he fires off his laser at you and you die!“ “Please-my Gremlin’s way faster than your goblin and your laser, he dodges, fires again, and you die!“ [Repeat, ad infinitum] That about… Read More Game Review : Story War
With the rise of Kickstarter, strategy, card and board game designers have been given access to a pool of potential customers and funding that spans the entire globe. This shift in public awareness has fundamentally changed the way independent companies can bring their ideas to the market, allowing everyone from sole operators to experienced creators the chance to… Read More Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Clance M. Morring – BATTLE THIS!