I’ve made no secret that I like video games, especially the sort of the RPG, sword and sorcery variety. Particularly the Dragon Age games. Sure, I’d like to say I rock Battlefield and Black Ops and whatnot, but the truth of the matter is, I’m really selective when it comes to most games. I think [...]
One of the most common questions I get asked about having a weekly D&D group is how to start it in the first place. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to that. But what some people fail to see, I think, is that even when you have a group it doesn’t mean instant success. Once you’ve [...]
Lords of Waterdeep is an awesome board game, combining the best of the Forgotten Realms mythos with Eurostyle gaming.
Nintendo’s 3DS is coming! Just in time for the holiday season—oh, wait. No. Scratch that. Just in time for right after the holidays, sometime in February. If you’re in Japan. For the rest of us we get to wait until March, during that rich retail period around St. Patrick’s Day. So clearly I have some [...]
While standing around and waiting at the happiest place on earth with really long lines, our group eventually got tired of playing “what’s that smell”, had already decided which 3 books we’d take to a desert island, (Starship Troopers, Lamb: the gospel according to Biff Christ’s childhood best friend, and The Hobbit) , and had [...]
I would use the phrase the BBC did, but I’m sick of hearing of ___ killers in general. ( I’ll believe it when I see it, y’know?) But regardless of terminology, BBC News had a very interesting little piece in their technology section this morning about OnLive, an internet-based gaming company that essentially kicks the [...]
DMs are the unsung heroes of tabletop RPGs. They get a bad reputation (sometimes deservingly) for being a little power hungry, often times controlling, and frequently heartless when it comes to playing games. But the truth is that every DM has their own style of DMing and their own approach to the game. Some like [...]
By Ilya Kochanov Contributing Writer, [GAS] SteveNote Expo is a game that accurately recreates the life of Steve Jobs in the last few days before his MacWorld keynote. The Goal? Maneuver Señor Jobs to retrieve his effects and avoid the evil press. It is a well known fact that Steve automatically reveals every company secret [...]