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GenCon 2017 Mega Rundown – RPGs

GenCon is traditionally a mecca for role playing (it was started by the D&D folks) and this year was no exception.  I already mentioned a few kid-friendly titles yesterday, but the following include those targeted at a slightly older audience. … Continue reading

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Descent: The Road To Legend (Again)

I must start this post with an admission about my sordid gaming past: I Was A Teenage Dungeon Master. That’s right… for roughly three years “back in the day” I ran a rag-tag group of adventurers through a variety of … Continue reading

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – RPGs & Digital

GenCon 2016 has come and gone.  Thankfully I was able to attend, if only for a couple days.  Do not worry, however, as I have once again undertaken to cruise the dealer hall, looking for photos to share with you … Continue reading

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Liga: preview of Darkmoor RpG

In the recent years I started playing and mastering RPGs again. They were my main focus in my youth, before moving to boardgames. Beside the classic Dungeons & Dragons (I’m playing the 5th edition) and Pathfinder, I’m also moving to … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2014 Mega Rundown – Eclectic

GenCon is split into three roughly comparable parts.  We’ve already talked about the boardgaming side of things, but there are also a host of gamers there to compete and play in trading card games.  Possibly the largest segment in attendance are … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Review of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Primary Designer: Mike SelinkerPublisher: Paizo Publishing Ages: 13+ Players: 1-4 (5 w/ expansions) Time: 90 mins It’s almost been a full year since the highly popular launch of the Pathfinder Adventure Card … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – A Few Non-boardgames

Thanksgiving weekend is a time to travel to be with family (for those that celebrate it). It’s hard to bring out a nice boardgame in the car (or on the plane) and while you could play something on your iPad … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: The Return of the Fantasy RPGs

Last time I talked about role playing games, it was a discussion of Dungeons and Dragons, including the rereleases of many old retro versions of the game and adventures as well as the upcoming revision of the game entitled “D&D … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2013 – The Kitchen Sink

Despite the focus on boardgaming by our particular interest group, GenCon has a very broad range of events present.  In fact, by my estimation, GenCon is an even bigger RPG (role playing game) convention than a boardgame one.  Companies bringing … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: A Brief RPG Interruption

A year and a half ago, the folks at Wizards of the Coast announced a move to create (yet another) new version of the popular role playing game (RPG) system, Dungeons and Dragons (D&D).  This is the seminal role playing … Continue reading

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