What Is Role-playing

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about role-playing in RPGs and how to get into character. Even though I’ve been playing for a while I’ve never really gotten into any character. Most of my experiences are silly characters, or people who have these extreme personalities that would be ridiculous in real life. Now don’t get…

You Can’t Cross The Same River Twice

Heraclitus is a famous Greek philosopher, and he revealed a deep truth about tabletop gaming when he coined the famous term “You can’t cross the same river twice.” In reality he was talking about how the world is in constant change, but us gamers can take a big lesson from this too! That lesson is…

Where do I even start? Part 3

To this point, we've gone over planning a game and building a game. But what about when game day actually arrives? This article will be a little bit different than the others because of the insane amount of moving parts that goes into actually making a game happen. I'll be dropping a lot of advice…

“Grackles” by Fireside Games

“Grackles” is a new build-your-own board game being developed by Fireside Games. You may know these guys from games like “Castle Panic!” and “Kaiju Crush!”, Or from an article we published earlier this week over another game of theirs titled “Remnants.” Grackles is unlike any of the games mentioned in the sense that it is…