Link Advice #16

“This blog will be an attempt to draw all the creatures Lovecraft ever wrote about or mentioned.” Head over to Michael Bukowski’s blog to discover which creatures of H.P. Lovecraft he drew in one…

6 Other Interesting Games or Items on Etsy

Handmade card holders , one of several designs. Epicycle Designs makes these deluxe Agricola pieces as well as deluxe pieces for Settlers and other Eurogames. This set, which is the most expensive, costs $300. And you can buy these colored vials (from someone else) to spruce up your Pandemic (or On the Brink) game. These cards have the usual numbers in one corner and Chinese in the …

6 Other Interesting Games or Items on Etsy

Handmade card holders , one of several designs. Epicycle Designs makes these deluxe Agricola pieces as well as deluxe pieces for Settlers and other Eurogames. This set, which is the most expensive, costs $300. And you can buy these colored vials (from someone else) to spruce up your Pandemic (or On the Brink) game. These cards have the usual numbers in one corner and …

Technoir

Technoir is an upcoming cyberpunk roleplaying game designed by Jeremy Keller, author of the ENnie Award-winning Chronica Feudalis . What sets Technoir apart from most other cyberpunk games out there, is the fact that it uses a pretty elegant rules-light system. Jeremy has started a Kickstarter project today and tries to raise $2500 in order to being able to publish Technoir…

Technoir

Technoir is an upcoming cyberpunk roleplaying game designed by Jeremy Keller, author of the ENnie Award-winning Chronica Feudalis . What sets Technoir apart from most other cyberpunk games out there, is the fact that it uses a pretty elegant rules-light system. Jeremy has started a Kickstarter project today and tries to raise $2500 in order to being able to…

Hipster Bingo

The rules to Hipster Bingo speak for themselves: LOCATE HIPSTERS. Take out Bingo card. Use found items like change or bottle caps for game pieces. If hipsters are nearby this means you will be able to find plenty of pennies, guitar picks, cigarette butts, mustache combs… PLAY hipster bingo! $8 on Etsy.

Hipster Bingo

The rules to Hipster Bingo speak for themselves: LOCATE HIPSTERS. Take out Bingo card. Use found items like change or bottle caps for game pieces. If hipsters are nearby this means you will be able to find plenty of pennies, guitar picks, cigarette butts, mustache combs… PLAY hipster bingo! $8 on Etsy.

Web Clip Wednesday: Playin’ D&D

More greatness from Zombie Orpheus and the Dead Gentlemen. Yes, those are scenes from Dorkness Rising and you may recognize Christian Doyle and Jen Page. This video pretty much speaks for itself in its own awesomeness and it avoided something that is really starting to bug me. Why is it that in so many RPG

Web Clip Wednesday: Playin’ D&D

More greatness from Zombie Orpheus and the Dead Gentlemen. Yes, those are scenes from Dorkness Rising and you may recognize Christian Doyle and Jen Page. This video pretty much speaks for itself in its own awesomeness and it avoided something that is really starting to bug me. Why is it that in so many RPG

Doll Hunt

An original board game from Christine Cegavske called Doll Hunt . Note the scissors spinner. As near as I can tell, you actually sew (and cut the threads of) the dolls during play. Christine is making 100 limited and numbered editions, and she’s up to number 13. $415.

Doll Hunt

An original board game from Christine Cegavske called Doll Hunt . Note the scissors spinner. As near as I can tell, you actually sew (and cut the threads of) the dolls during play. Christine is making 100 limited and numbered editions, and she’s up to number 13. $415.

Mass Effect and Ashen Stars – Could this work?

From time to time I get the urge to run a SF campaign using the setting presented in the Mass Effect series of computer/video games. The game series has been critically been praised for it’s graphics, gameplay and story, but also for the extremely deep and detailed background. The ingame Codex contains a lot of information about known space, alien species, technology, and history. I found it especially…

Mass Effect and Ashen Stars – Could this work?

From time to time I get the urge to run a SF campaign using the setting presented in the Mass Effect series of computer/video games. The game series has been critically been praised for it’s graphics, gameplay and story, but also for the extremely deep and detailed background. The ingame Codex contains a lot of information about known space, alien species…

Mansions of Madness

Mansions of Madness is yet another Corey Konieczka/ Fantasy Flight Games title, a combination that has produced at least a half a dozen other highly esteemed game titles. MoM is a Cthulhu-themed dungeon crawl pitting a Keeper (like a GM) against the other players who cooperate as investigators wielding items, skills, and spells. In addition to these usual elements, another mechanic…

Mansions of Madness

Mansions of Madness is yet another Corey Konieczka/ Fantasy Flight Games title, a combination that has produced at least a half a dozen other highly esteemed game titles. MoM is a Cthulhu-themed dungeon crawl pitting a Keeper (like a GM) against the other players who cooperate as investigators wielding items, skills, and spells. In addition to these usual elements, another mechanic features actual in-game puzzles…

Ergo, A Card Game of Mathematical Proofs

Ergo , designed by Closet Nerd Games and published by Catalyst Game Labs [1], is a card game of mathematical proofs. The cards consist of postulates (A, B, C, and D) and logical operations (AND, OR, NOT, …) as well as some utility cards thrown in for good measure. On your turn you can add cards to the rows of …

Ergo, A Card Game of Mathematical Proofs

Ergo , designed by Closet Nerd Games and published by Catalyst Game Labs [1], is a card game of mathematical proofs. The cards consist of postulates (A, B, C, and D) and logical operations (AND, OR, NOT, …) as well as some utility cards thrown in for good measure. On your turn you can add cards to the rows of proofs, as long as all remaining sentences are…

What to Cook Dice

Romp’s sister site Twine makes a set of dice to answer the question of what to cook for dinner. I think you’d have to like fusion. $18. Comes in vegetarian or omnivore. Romp also has a simple and pretty make your own board game kit for $22.

What to Cook Dice

Romp’s sister site Twine makes a set of dice to answer the question of what to cook for dinner. I think you’d have to like fusion. $18. Comes in vegetarian or omnivore. Romp also has a simple and pretty make your own board game kit for $22.

TriTacGames – a great podcast, website and game group, all rolled in to one

I’ve been getting more and more in to podcasts recently.  I have a rather long commute in which I don’t have to do anything but sit on a train and try and act threatening enough to secure my own seat, but not so threatening that I get kicked off or picked up as a terrorist.  Podcasts have helped, so I’m always on the…