Author: roman

Epic duels guy turned blogger and reviewer turned designer and publisher of original games

Out of the Darkness: Fearsome Wilderness Kickstarter Review

Fearsome Wilderness is looking great and it’s not too late to get in on late pledge at MyMiniFactory: https://www.myminifactory.com/campaigns/fearsome-wilderness-131 At Geektopia Games, we’ve made a lot of progress from being just a group of guys adding on to existing games.  Just since 2019, we’ve figured out how to design prototypes physically and digitally, develop the …

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Fulfilling the Fearsome Wilderness Print and Play

Just a general update on things at Geektopia Games: Late pledge is still available on MyMiniFactory for those interested in print-and-play including the 3D print files: https://www.myminifactory.com/campaigns/fearsome-wilderness-131 Fearsome Wilderness Print and Play has been fulfilled and it’s on!  If you’re backing, join our Facebook Group if you haven’t already, and share what you’ve been doing …

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Converting LOTRED decks to SWED

I’ve done this twice recently with the Freedon Nadd and Ahsoka, Defender of Corvus decks, so I thought I’d explain briefly.  I make a lot of SWED decks.  I get ideas and sometimes they come together really well and really elegantly.  Sometimes they don’t.  In making decks for LOTRED, it has been no different.  Some …

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A Vast Space-y Feeling

This old blog post gets at what I was looking for in a space game, and explicitly why current space games like Xia and Firefly the Game fall short.  I was looking for a mix of those 2 games along with Merchants & Marauders, the best pirate board game I’ve played so far.  But, as I …

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Monday Morning Quarterbacking a Kickstarter Success

At Geekopia Games, we are humbled and flattered and overwhelmed with the success of Kickstarter for Fearsome Wilderness: a tabletop gaming experience crafted for gamers, hobbyists, and horror fans alike! A sincere thank you to all who contributed or even just checked out our campaign, we really appreciate it. I kept certain things under wraps …

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Fearsome Wilderness Kickstarter is Live!

Hi everyone, it’s been a long journey but we’ve launched our first Kickstarter in Fearsome Wilderness, a tabletop gaming experience crafted for gamers, hobbyists, and horror fans alike.  Back it now! Fend off the unnatural Fearsome Critters of folklore. Endure grueling days and tormented nights in the forest. Time is short. Can you survive with …

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The Game is Afoot – Unmatched Cobble & Fog Early Impressions

Unmatched: Cobble & Fog is the latest to come from Restoration Games Unmatched series and if you are interested in this game, it’s a very exciting expansion.  This is probably their best overall set so far, in my opinion, though I’ll have to play through a bunch of matches to solidify that opinion. We get …

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The Endless Quest for Epic Duels Figures: The New Era

Where we left off, I needed new figures for characters from the new films and TV series such as The Mandalorian, Tobias Beckett and Enfys Nest.  As covered 2 posts ago, I took a shot with Skullforge and Shapeways, and got these figures in the mail, here next to Obi-Wan for scale. These are great …

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