Retro gaming has had a resurgence in popularity. People are going up into lofts and digging out their Nintendos, Ataris and even PDP-11 minicomputers to return to the bygone era of computing. Like many people in the last few years, I went from being satisfied with modern smartphone recreations to collecting (too many) original machines, […]
Some awesome Imgur user put this together to show us sci fi geeks the differences in scale of some of the biggest “things” we have faced in science fiction, games and otherwise. Just kinda makes you say wow…. So THAT’S how it is, Mass Effect? Ah, there’s the Death Star. Was waiting for that! How […]
Remember when game packaging was just as exciting as the game itself? When you rip open a new game just to find some cool map or huge manual with a comic book drawn into it? Hell, just the map that came with the Jax and Daxter game was beautiful enough to frame and hang on a […]
Miniatures are a fun part of any tabletop roleplaying or wargame, and D&D minis have a rich history. Following on from part 1 where we explored the absolute minimum you need to get started with Dungeons and Dragons, in this part we will explore how to get started with D&D miniatures.
The tabletop game Settlers of Catan can be great fun once you get the ebb and flow of the game, but for newcomers, it can be a bit……daunting. Like, ‘losing faith in humanity’ daunting. [Via FunnyOrDie]
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 […]
Hey Jamie, I guess she just wasn’t that into you, bro. Sorry your ‘epic love fail’ made it onto the internet, but to the same degree, thank you. This is both sad and hilarious, and I appreciate that. Hope you got through it okay. If it makes you feel any better, here is a video […]
This is so true. We think ourselves as heroes. But the programmed NPC’s just see us as something trying to kill them so they kill us first (or at least try). Gaming is all about perspective, after all. (Imgur)