• Retrospective: A year of gaming with kids (Part 1)

    As the school year draws to an end, I’m looking back on the various games we played at the after-school gaming club to see what worked and what didn’t. I also am already thinking about what...

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  • Taming The Time Bandits: Some time-saving combat techniques

    Synopsis Of The Problem In Johnn’s last blog post, “My Group’s Time Thief Revealed,” he described his discovery that the chief drag on the pace of his combat was the GM, despite his expectations to the...

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  • Paizo and WizKids Announce New Minis Line!

    Just got this press release in my inbox. Paizo and WizKids have announced a new Pathfinder pre-painted plastic minis line. Since the end of D&D Miniatures, I’ve wondered if anyone was going to step up and...

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  • Dabong, or UNO with Addition and Subtraction

    Dabong is a shedding card game from sggc Astute Games, much like UNO. The addition is that you can play several cards of the same suit at once if they add or subtract to the value...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Dabong, or UNO with Addition and Subtraction

    Dabong is a shedding card game from sggc Astute Games, much like UNO. The addition is that you can play several cards of the same suit at once if they add or subtract to the value...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 40+ old style photos for use in your noir, horror or d20 modern campaigns

    Early this morning I downloaded the Retro Camera app for my android phone, on a whim.  I started taking a few pictures of my commute with it, and I realized that some of the industrial settings...

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  • Peaceable Games Coop Games For Wee Folks

    Peaceable Games presents five new cooperative games for kids age 3+. Count Your Chickens : Pure spin and move game to rescue the chickens before the fix gets them Hoot Owl Hoot : Strategy card game...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Pathfinder RPG Goodies: Venture Captain

    As a confessed Pathfinderite (I don’t see that moniker catching on!) I am always on the lookout for new tools, ideas and goodies for my favorite fantasy RPG. Today while casually reading the tweet feed I...

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  • The, Uh, “The Best Party Game”

    “The Best Party Game” (that’s its title) from sggc Serengeti Systems is an icebreaker game with 20 cards. The questions are mainly about your sex life, and the activities are the usual silliness. $20. Twenty cards....

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  • Baila, the Estonian Drinking Card Game

    Baila is a popular Estonian drinking card game. There’s not much to the game, really: pick a card and do what it says – drink, make someone else drink, kiss someone, speak in rhymes, steal someone’s...

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