Genesys Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk Read and Reviewed

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In my quest to recapture some of my 30 year old RPG mojo I’ve been leading a Call of Cthulhu campaign, and having a ball doing it. Yet, I still hanker for Cyberspace, the old cyberpunk RPG, that allowed me to play out my favourite sci-fi story lines: Bladerunner, the Alien series, and everything William Gibson. I couldn’t resist picking up the Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk supplement that applies Fantasy Flight’s Genesys RPG engine to a sci-if setting. Might it allow Cyberspace, Neuromancer, and Bladerunner narratives in a modernized package? Let’s… Read More

Why I’m Playing my First RPG in 30 Years


Role Playing Games (RPG) are where I got started in the gaming hobby. Board and, later, miniature games take up most of my hobby time nowadays but I’ve long harboured an interest in recapturing the feeling of those RPG days. Maybe it’s just nostalgia. I had a lot of fun in my late teens playing Dungeons and Dragons, Twilight 2000, and Cyberspace where I did my first and only stint as GM. After thirty intervening years I think I’ve found a way back into role-playing games.

Heart of the Empire: Played and Reviewed

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Imperial Assault Heart of the Empire big box expansion. Played and Reviewed.

2018 Hall of Game


2018 Hall of Game. Kids and adult’s gaming groups get the year in review treatment.

Mansions of Madness: A Walk Through the Streets of Arkham

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The first Mansions of Madness big box expansion takes us to the Streets of Arkham. Let’s take a walk through the streets to see if it’s worth the trip.

Eldritch Horror: Collaborators Against Cthulhu

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Eldritch Horror remains my favourite game in the coop genre because it allows a very complicated set of mechanical checks, balances, and challenges to disappear into the background so teamwork and a compelling story can remain the central focus.

Kick the Kickstarter Habit

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Do gaming Kickstarter projects deserve our money or are we allowing products to bypass proper development and testing before being brought to market?

Cthulhu Between the Sheets: Fact and Fiction

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Cthulhu Between the Sheets: Fact and Fiction. Here’s why S.T. Joshi’s edited Cthulhu anthology; Achtung! Cthulhu: Dark Tales from the Secret War; and The Dark Waters Trilogy by Graham McNeill deserve a place on your bookshelf.

Imperial Assault: Jabba’s Realm Campaign Startup

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The new heroes and Imperial class deck from Imperial Assault: Jabba’s Realm hit the table as we took a leap of faith and started up a new campaign.

Painting Nightmares: Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed. Monsters and Storage

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Painting Mansion of Madness monster figures and how to store everything, neat and tidy.