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Year 2015


I grew up in the Midwest. I knew what a tornado siren sounded like, as I'd heard it on a regular basis. At least a couple times each summer they'd go off, as a summer supercell storm would roll throug
Many heroes have come and gone over the ages. They are bright, shining points in the darkness, but they fade out. Well, when the darkness rallies and looks to engulf everything, many lights must be us
Calliope Games may be working on their Titan Series of games, but that's not the only games project they're working on. They've just announced a new game that they'll be showing off at Gen Con. For th
Alternate History is an interesting genre. In ways, you could see a lot of Steampunk as an alternate history sort of thing. Weird War II is another that's pretty popular. Dreamlord Press has created a
Sometimes you just need a facelift. I've been watching a lot of Kitchen Nightmares lately (because why not?) and seen a lot of restaurants that needed their look updated (good lord some of those looke
You've heard of Deck-Builder games and Deck Construction games. Shuffle Heroes is a bit of a different animal when it comes to such things. In the game, you draft two heroes and shuffle them together
It just wouldn't be Gen Con without Randall and Catalyst Game Labs in attendance. As they have for the past... lots of years, they will once more be at the show and they're gonna be packed with cool s
Japanime Games will be hitting Gen Con full-force later this week. Their booth will certainly be a hive of activity with all they have planned for the show. If you'll be at the show, be sure to stop b
Radio Dishdash and Skirmish Sangin is running a Kickstarter campaign for The Day of the Rangers (also called Maalintii Rangers) and a new figure range they're calling Gothic Serpent. The new book is f
Far-out, man. Are you hip to the jive? It's like, totally wow.Looney Labs, makers of Fluxx in all its forms, has announced a new card game that they'll be releasing in just a couple months. Retro Loon
At the CMON Expo, there was a lot of stuff going on, and not just for CMON, itself. Several vendors were there showing off new projects they had in the works. One of them was On the Lamb Games. I talk
This week, we are certain to see lots of awesome-looking terrain tables during Gen Con. If you want your table to look as good, you'll probably want to check out what sort of terrain is being offered
There's a lot of things to do and see at Gen Con. Why not get some of the shopping out of the way ahead of time to leave you more time for other stuff? Modiphius feels that's a pretty good idea, and s
Age of Sigmar seems to be getting an overall positive response. No, it's not for everyone. But it seems just about all my friends have ended up with at least a starter set. That includes players who h
I wake up pretty early as it is. Generally between 5 and 5:30am. Wednesday, I'll be making sure to get up just a little bit earlier, as my ride up to Gen Con will be picking me up around 5:30am for ou
Enascentia. It's not the new fragrance from Calvin Clone. It's the high-fantasy RPG setting by GGStudio, using the Savage Worlds rules set, and originally published in Italian. The game is now up on K
Take to the skies in Sky Relics: Battle of Iron Ring Skies by Sky Relics Games. Flight wasn't achieved the first time it was ever attempted. And such was the original launch of Sky Relics. Well, the i
The Superhero genre is rather popular right now. It's fun to think of having superpowers, yourself. With so many out there, it's hard to tell which you'd want if you got to pick. Well, in The Assembly
Ah, Sunday. Is there a more relaxed, laid-back, restful day of the week?... Well not this week it isn't! We've got Gen Con this week!Yeah, this week!*runs around, screaming*Until then, we've got some
Welcome to another Saturday, beautiful readers. We're in a bit of the "calm before the storm." The last weekend before Gen Con. I did some grocery shopping specifically for the trip (granola bars and
Sometimes you just need a bigger gun. Thankfully, Warlord Games is here to help you out (if you force of choice is the British, at least this time around). They have released their new 18/25pdr gun an
Drac-u-leeeee! Drac-u-laaaaa!I should probably stop. I wouldn't want to incur the ire of Dracula. Though, it seems his Fury is already out. Or at least, it will be out when Fantasy Flight Games releas
Did you know that Gen Con is next week? I know. We've not really been talking about it much, so you might've missed the subtle and scattered news stories about it. It's ok. We forgive you.Anyway, Plai
Spartan Games has caused quite a stir with the announcement of their Halo: Fleet Battles miniatures game. The Fall of Reach starter box sets just started shipping a couple days ago. We got one in here
And now for a post that doesn't relate to Gen Con.Ok, there's a little bit of Gen Con at the very end. But it's only a little bit.Catalyst Game Labs has a couple announcements to make about BattleTech