And All the Games: Gen Con 2022 Review

I consider myself extremely fortunate to have found my Happy Place, and it is Gen Con, each and every year.  As the years have gone by and playing games in person has gotten more difficult, especially in the post-COVID era, the time playing live games with friends is ever more valuable. Nothing stays the same, …

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Announcing Forbidden Wilderness the Skirmish Game!

What’s that noise? From the tales of old, and beasts of a time forgotten, comes forth a collaboration of the deadliest kind: KRD Designs, the mind behind Forbidden Psalm, is teaming up with us, Geektopia Games, creators of the Fearsome Wilderness board game, to bring you new horrors for Forbidden Psalm! Featuring creatures based on the Fearsome Wilderness miniatures …

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Magic on Adrenaline: Black Rose Wars review

Black Rose Wars published by Ludus Magnus Studios in 2019, takes the magic theme and dials it up to 11 with unique ideas, deep game play and stunning components.  It’s a really great, really fun game, and has quickly become the 1670 group’s go-to game for in person game sessions.  We played it the last …

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Fearsome Wilderness the Roleplaying Game live on Drive-Thru RPG!

The free trial version of Fearsome Wilderness: The Roleplaying Game is now live on DriveThruRPG!  Marooned on an overgrown planet choked with forest and wildlife, you’re forced to hack out your existence by the sharpness of your axe. No people live here, no civilization. Only you, woodland animals, and other things lurking just outside the edges of your …

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Raiders of the Lost Dig Sites: Lost Ruins of Arnak Review

This review has been a long time coming, but the good news is, I’ve played Lost Ruins of Arnak a lot at this point — dozens of times on boardgame arena as well as several times in person — and so I’m giving you a pretty full perspective on this game. In short, even after …

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10 Deadliest Characters in The Expanse

If you’re about to be in a fight in the universe of The Expanse, who would you most want on your side?  Who would you least want to see on the other side? This is just one fan’s opinion obviously, but I have a high regard for experience and training.  To me, characters who are …

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Games of Gen Con 2021

We’ve never played so many games at a Gen Con as we did in 2021.  Despite the international shipping crisis, some were new, many were old, but many were also new to us or at least, new to me.  It’s been a while now since Gen Con, so let’s dive right in to highlight 3 …

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Return to the Past: Gen Con 2021 Review

Friends, we had Gen Con.  It was different than past Gen Cons, but it was Gen Con and after a crushing year off, it was back this year, baby!  Those of us who attend are extremely lucky to get to experience such joy for 4-5 days every year, I hope each reader has found their …

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