What starts with 2 D6, then 5 D6, then one D20? A Gamer.

Sorry I missed Monday’s article. With school starting I’ve been a little busy, but i managed to get a little bit of Heroscape in and that got me thinking. I wanted to take this Friday to talk about why I game, and the games that brought me here.This goes past the about page gaming philosophy…

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Why Star Wars Destiny Is In My Boardgame Closet

Over the holiday I picked up my very own base set for Star Wars Destiny. I have managed to pick up about a hundred or so cards and I’m pretty happy with the game and I thought I would try to make a case for picking it up. Let’s go over what Destiny is before…

Games To Play On The Holidays

Alright so today is the big one. Whatever we are celebrating out there it’s important to remember why. We love the people we visit, or at the very least are obligated for one reason or another to see people this holiday. I know that is not very romanticized but hey, we are here to talk…

Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

Reading Hunter’s article about Different RPGs and what they offer really inspired me to write about why I think it’s important for anyone into RPGs to play as many as possible, or at least more than one.   When I started playing RPGs (I was about twenty one or twenty two) I was playing Dungeons…

MultiVerse Games Interview

About two weeks ago now I was able to hang out and talk to Will, the co-owner of Mutliverse Games. We got to discuss his space, the plans that the store has, and of course a little about Will himself as well! Today I’d like to go over a new special place in San Antonio…

Narrative, The New RPG Economy Part 2

For the first time in my life I got to actually play the same mission for a RPG twice! As you may or may not recall I wrote an article about making a game for the San Antonio GaMExpo and so many things have happened since then soI have been unable to write this article…

The Hand of Power, Part 4

Welcome to the final installment of The Hand of Power! Today we’ll be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of a GM being very heavy handed as far as rules go when they have a party of seasoned players. Now I want to clarify very quickly what I mean by “heavy” or “hard-handed.” This simply means…