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.

Why Visit The Hairy Tarantula North?

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The Hairy Tarantula North in Toronto is the kind of store only a┬ádiehard gamer or comic fan could love.┬áHere’s why I still visit The Hairy Tarantula North despite its flaws.

Axis & Allies: Global 1940

Axis and Allies Global 1940

Does Axis & Allies: Global 1940 scratch the A&A nostalgia itch and is it worth the considerable investment in time?

Retro-Game Night: Loving What You Have

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Once a month we’ve made a conscious decision to do a “Retro-Game Night” where an older game hits the table. Here’s how and why it works.