I have previously written about small box games in my article “Compressed collections” which can create a lot of gameplay with only a few components. However, even larger box, or big box, games are sometimes very inventive when it comes to using components in a clever way to create more gameplay and possibilities than would otherwise be possible
Mage Hand Press’ blasts off with D&D in space and the Dark Matter Starter Set
Mage Hand Press has a success on their hands with the Starter Set for their D&D in space game Dark Matter.
Geek Native had the small team in the RPG Publisher Spotlight of December 2019 and asked them how their first Kickstarter went. That was the Kickstarter for Dark Matter which raised $40,815. They said that project had gone “Surprisingly well!”.
Since face-to-face gaming has been denied most of us in recent months we have had to find various alternatives. There are many available, including such platforms as VASSAL and Tabletop Simulator, with various people also coming up with inventive ways of using social media to stream live gaming.
EN Publishing releases Strontium Dog for the Judge Dredd RPG
Strontium Dog is a comic series from the comic series 2000 AD that features a mutant bounty hunter called Johnny Alpha.
Strontium Dog A great nuclear war wiped out most of Britain’s population in 2150, and the resulting fallout (strontium-90) resulted in mutant births. One of the only jobs available to these mutants is that of a bounty hunter.
In last month’s column, I provided the starting design for a Tower-Faced Demon ruin that adventurers could explore and consider claiming as their own. This article covers not only designing/refurbishing a stronghold but also how to use the rules to make it happen.
Just a general chit chat to tell you what I've been up to, channel updates, holiday plans, what I've seen on TV, played in video games etc. Then I mention the recent updates by FFG for upcoming games and expansions.
I wasn't sure if I was going to do this but by popular request on my first stream, people wanted to hear my thoughts on the recent Dice Tower Awards. So I though I'd combine the Spiel Des Jahres awards as well as Dice Tower into one big thoughts episode
Last time I promised to look at the time dial in more detail to see how we can mess around with time using some techniques that you may not have thought about. I’ve divided the techniques up into a ‘dial up’, ‘dial down’ and ‘broken dial’ sections.
“Hm. Deep Purple looks good. Life’s A Peach is also very warm and rich. Oh, and of course, we want the Cactus Jack. That would be the perfect triad of colours.” You step back and look at the colour samples you just painted onto the wall in the kitchen.