Winter Gaming PLUS Brackett

Monday, December 19, 2016

With the cold snap in full swing I’ve been looking into my game closet at the increasingly large stack of games-to-be-played. It’s not nearly as high as my…

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Story Play or Game Piece Play?

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Old School Renaissance is immensely appealing to me. I like a lot of the “simpler is better” philosophy behind the design of adventures and rulesets, and the…

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Raging Swan Rocks

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Gamers, have you ever looked over the products from Raging Swan? I should probably highlight them over at Black Gate to draw even more attention to them. I…

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Castles & Crusades

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A couple of weeks ago I drafted an essay extolling the virtues of the Castles & Crusades role-playing game over at Black Gate, specifically related to the game’s new…

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Gaming Goodies

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

It seems like everything’s coming up Kickstarters! No sooner do I announce that one old school role-playing game is getting to release a new edition, that I see…

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Astonishing Swordsmen

Friday, October 21, 2016

I wanted to give a quick shout-out today as one of my favorite old school role-playing games launches its new 2nd edition Kickstarter. I’ve talked about Astonishing Swordsmen…

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Playtesting B-17 Flying Fortress Leader

Monday, October 17, 2016

Until recently, Dan Verssen’s “Leader” game line has concentrated on various air war subjects. Given that my shelves are primarily filled with fantasy novels or books about pre 10th…

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Books and Games

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Mornings around here have changed. I’ve continued to suffer from sleep issues, which means I drag, and so I’ve been adopting new patterns to try and help. For…

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B-17 Leader

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

From time to time I talk about solitaire gaming here on the blog, as any frequent visitors know, and recently I mentioned I’ve been testing a game. Yesterday evening…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Owning to his presence at an out-of-town summer camp the last few years during the week of my birthday, my son hasn’t been around to celebrate with me…

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