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
Kobold Press, the independent online web-zine with a history of producing RPG adventures and campaign materials recently published the latest in its Advanced Races supplements. The website, headed by the venerable Wolfgang Baur, a game designer known for his days at Wizards of the Coast, deals with all things role-playing, with a focus on their… Read More Supplement Review – Kobold Press | Advanced Races:Lamia
Down in Gainesville Florida, there might could be a new sheriff in town. Or rather– a Sheriff’s Deputy. And he happens to be a Vampire. This week, marking off a splendid April Fool’s Day, Peter Schorsch of the online Saint Peters Blog reported that 35-year old attorney and Congressional hopeful former Alachua County Sheriff Deputy Jacob A.… Read More Rush to Judgement – A Vampire in Congress
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
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!
It happens to the best groups, it happens to the worst groups- eventually every Gaming crew has a loss of a player or two, or three or, even all of them. It can be a tough thing even assembling enough players at a table on a regular basis, but once a solid and reliable group… Read More Player Loss / Opportunity