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Memoir: My First Review

I’ve received what I consider the first review of a game I’ve written. Jonathan Lavallee over at Gamish Designer has been working through the Game Chef entries one by one and published a mini-review of mine in his blog. Did he love it – no, but nor did he hate it. He’s given a balanced review highlighting the highs and lows and commenting on …

Memoir: My First Review

I’ve received what I consider the first review of a game I’ve written. Jonathan Lavallee over at Gamish Designer has been working through the Game Chef entries one by one and published a mini-review of mine in his blog. Did he love it – no, but nor did he hate it. He’s given a balanced review highlighting the highs and lows and commenting …

Smallville AP: The Mandrake Session #4

Session 4 of the campaign happened after a short break. I’d been away in Dublin doing family things. Iain was still on holiday so the session took place without Nazario. We did however have Mark with us playing Karlos Milano for the first time. The first couple of sessions showed how well Smallville as a system handles drama, last session swerved suddenly in to comedy/farce and the system handled…

Dealing with Problem Players

One of the things which has been on my mind recently is the issue of dealing with problem players. My weekend group has recently shrunk in size due to a lack of shared vision leading to a horrible rift in the group. What follows is a collection of my thoughts on the issue. The events at my gaming table have left me …