Category Archives: Games

So you want your players to be Eyeball Beholderkin …

Step 1 – buy some dead cheap deely boppers   Step 2 – decapitate them   Step 3 – find a use for all the decapitated heads   Step 4 – Use Duct tape to stick a pair of headless … Continue reading

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I’ve finished a book!

At UKGamesExpo, I came across the Yog-Sothoth stand. They run a great website and I used to listen to their Yog Radio podcast. What caught my eye, though, was a small pile of Elder Sign trolley tokens (or at least … Continue reading

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UKGamesExpo – In A Bind

One attraction of games conventions is getting to play products that are still being developed or looking for investment so the designers can finance manufacturing. In this case, Behrooz Shahriari was testing out a prototype of “in A Bind”, a … Continue reading

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Student Nationals 2014 – Leicester

Last summer, I had a chat with the Reading team about whether we wanted to enter the Student Nationals again. It would be our tenth event – if you include 2013 where we spent the whole weekend in our hotel … Continue reading

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Infernal Contraption game review

To pass the time at the Nationals, Sue and I tried out a game we hadn’t seen before – Infernal Contraption (1st ed) by Privateer Press. As you can see, the box art is appealing so I was hoping for … Continue reading

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What Kind of Dungeons and Dragons Character Would You Be?

I Am A: Lawful Good Human Wizard (6th Level) Ability Scores:Strength-12Dexterity-10Constitution-11Intelligence-10Wisdom-13Charisma-11 Alignment:Lawful Good A lawful good character acts as a good person is expected or required to act. He combines a commitment to oppose evil with the discipline to fight … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo 2013–Day 3

Sunday 4am – Fire alarm   Thank you SOOOO much… Sunday 9:30am – 2:00pm – Carcassonne UK Championship This year the Carcassonne tournament was back to a normal format – no changes in winning conditions – although the scoring system … Continue reading

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