Episode 6

This time Hunter, Bailie and Nick talk about what makes a Euro game and Euro game, X-wing 2.0, and also some of the finer points of playing RPGs! Thanks for listening! If you liked this episode be sure to listen to our others with the links below. You can also follow us on Twitter and…

Inspiration: The Foundation for your Campaign

One of the hardest parts if any campaign is finding a starting point. Sure, you can use the tried and true method of “you get a bounty and kill a thing” without any real thought put into the world around the players, but that can get boring pretty quickly in a long campaign unless other…

Go To Your Local Game Store

Have you ever wanted to get into any particular game? Have you ever wanted to play a game, but your friends are not crazy people who just want to play Star Wars Legion all the time? Have you ever thought "Gee golly I just want to try a new strategy out with someone who will…

Episode Four

After some down time the Nblogcollective has revamped the podcast a little bit. Our normal post time will be Friday mornings, an we are still working on our Patreon podcasts. This time Peter, Nick, and Hunter are talking about two new boardgames coming up by Fireside Games called Grackles and Remnants. We also discuss adventure…

You want to play WHAT!?

In many prior articles I have mentioned that I very much prefer one shot campaigns to long campaigns. One of the major reasons for this is the freedom from consequence that a lot of players feel. It allows them to let loose and be whoever they want to be without worrying about the consequences in…

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…