Sneak Peak – Hood: Swashbuckling Adventures in Sherwood

Over this past weekend, I had the opportunity to read through the draft rules of a new game, Hood: Swashbuckling Adventures in Sherwood headed to Kickstarter on 1 Feb. The game’s author, Bryce Whitacre, asked me, to give the world my initial thoughts on the game. So, here they are. Strikingly, the game is heavily focused…

Dunwich Diaries – Meet The Investigators (Local Group)

In my last Dunwich Diaries post, I introduced you to the characters that are participating in my online Horror on the Orient Express campaign. Well, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the five characters that will begin the campaign in my local gaming group. Phillip Dodson – Scientist, chemist to be…

Virtual Tabletops – Are You Biased?

Whether you are a roleplayer, boardgamer or wargamer there are a variety of online virtual tabletop applications or websites through which you can play games. We all have our preference for one site or application over all the others available to us. For example, my preferred virtual table top for roleplaying games is Roll20 and…

Noble Knight Games for the Win!

In the wake of all the Ken Whitman/D20 Entertainment scandalous behavior, I feel the need to commend Noble Knight Games. Noble Knight Games received product from D20 Entertainment that should have been sent to Kickstarter backers and when they learned of the situation that they were unwittingly put into, they did the most amazing thing!…

Tech Review & Copy Edit Services Available

Are you a game designer or developer that needs an up and coming project reviewed from a technical perspective (rules compliance, continuity, sound concepts, etc) or are you in need of a copy editor? I am available for hire. My rates and/or product compensation is fair, I’m speedy and my work is high quality! Please…

Kickstarter Shaming

Here’s a Kickstarter project that takes the cake! Glad I didn’t back this one! Thanks to Shane for the insight into his misfortune. ~ Modoc Runkle Plays Games Well it’s just one of the risks you take when you back a Kickstarter. You put your faith and your money in the hands of a complete…