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I’m Running A Tabletop RPG!

That’s right. I’m going to be running a tabletop RPG. This is great news as it is one of my 2018 resolutions and it wasn’t something I could guarantee would happen as it’s not fully under my control. Tabletop role-playing games are a group activity so you need others to …

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Tabletop Gaming Weekend 2017

November rolls around. Christmas gets closer. Everyone looks for their first Christmas tree or the Cola Christmas advert. Some people even start gearing up for the YouTube vlogmas madness. I always have something different to look forward to as around late November and early December we congregate for CottageCon. What …

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Meta-game The Hell Out of It

A few weeks back, we played the fourth session of our Dresden Files Accelerated campaign and it was excellent. In my view it was the tabletop role-playing game equivalent of an Emmy winning episode. Yeah, a bit of hyperbole, but it was really great and I really loved it. As …

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Playbooks v Mantles

We’re currently playing Dresden Files Accelerated, which is a brilliant game and we’re really enjoying it. It has got me thinking about a few things in relation to systems and characters and how the two things intersect. What I’m learning from playing Dresden Files Accelerated is how I don’t like …

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A Board Game of Gibbering Madness

Note: This blog is a bit late, it seemed to get a bit lost in the workflow. I played two board games over the Christmas holidays, one was Star Wars Rebellion and I wrote about it on a previous blog post. The the second game was Mansions of Madness. It’s …

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Burgers And Board Games

I went out on a trip to Newcastle this weekend with my nephew Jack. It’s part of a new strategy to get out and about a bit. We already have the Nature’s Theme Park walks and now we have a solidifying strategy of visiting restaurants. The target today was Fat …

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Board Gaming The Galactic Civil War

The last board game I purchased was Star Wars: Rebellion. It’s a pretty amazing game, the only real disadvantage it has is it’s only a two-player game and it takes about 4-5 hours to player, or even longer if you’re not familiar with the rules yet. Despite all this, if …

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Martial Arts, Bullets, Melodrama And 100 Mooks

In many ways, it seems tabletop gaming, of the role-playing sort, has temporarily died. Well, that is to say, what was the ‘regular’ Sunday gaming has died. One alternative to fill this gap are gaming days, an attempt to deliver something different to a one-shot, in that it’s longer (it …

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