Category Archives: Tabletop reviews

Tavern Tales – Free Tabletop RPG System Review

So while shuffling about I found my way to tavertalesrpg.com, it’s a continually updated free to play tabletop RPG ruleset, based purely on donations. The tabletop game seems to be based on a variant of a d20 system. Creating a character involves some of the basics, coming up with a race, nationality, characteristics and what is called “Themes.”… Read More »

Steam Craft – The Steampunk tabletop RPG Review

Steampunk culture has been around for awhile, but recently it has been given more light and credit. I see it pop up more often then I had ever anticipated, The idea behind steampunk is that instead of advancing as much as we did with electricity and other things, we instead continued with steam-based industry, often this is set… Read More »

Drinking Quest – Review and a few house rules!

When I was first approached to review Drinking Quest I was alive with glee, as we always struggle to play DnD or other tabletop games drunk is usually complicated for my group, and choosing between drinking and gaming sometimes a hassle. This promised to bring the two together for me and I could be nothing more than happy,… Read More »

Enhanced 4E – Combat In Motion Review

When I was first approached with this eBook I thought it was something completely different than what I got, what I got was 80 surprising pages filled with stuff to wrap my brain around, and giving me a new look on combat and movement, Enhanced 4E Combat In Motion by Christopher F. Ash is exactly what it says… Read More »

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.

Recently I printed out the Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition (or DnD “Next”) Playtest, and I noticed some very obvious changes, for those of you who haven’t had the time to check yet, I’m gonna give you the low-down! Hit Points are now a lot more like third edition, only a few classes seem to have an upgrade… Read More »

Review – Lords of Waterdeep boardgame

    Lords of Waterdeep is a new Forgotten Realms themed board game for 2-5 players from Wizards of the Coast, which is due to release later this month. In the game the players are one of the secret leaders of the city, controlling everything from the shadows and struggling for dominance.    As with most Eurogames the… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance – A review after playtest

  Thanks to the local AEG Stronghold Store Compaya, I had the chance to playtest the new Thunderstone Advance yesterday. It was an interesting experience, so I decided to share my observations about the game.   For now I will concentrate on the actual gameplay and on those things what I recognized during the playtest and wasn’t obvious… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance – new rules and compatibility

  The regular readers may remember that in January we presented an article about the incoming Thunderstone Advance deck-building game, a card game using classic dungeon crawling as it’s theme. As the release date (March 12) is getting closer we know more and more about the rules changes and the possible compatibility issues with previous Thunderstone products.  … Read More »

Review – Wiz-War boardgame

  Today I’m taking a look at Wiz-War, a boardgame released by Fantasy Flight Games. Wiz-War is basically a classic game remade, with the original released back in 1982. Although FFG made several changes, it’s only made the game better, while they maintained the original spirit and theme.    In Wiz-War a bunch of wizards fighting each-other,  to… Read More »

Review – The Thunderstone series

  Today I will take a look at the Thundestone series, released by Alderac Entertainment Group, one of the well-known successful deck-building games in the market. Since it’s release in 2009 the base game received four expansions and a second stand-alone set which integrates well with the base game, and currently one of the top 100 boardgames according… Read More »