Category: Tabletop Games

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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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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The Forces of Nature: Spirit Island Review

If you follow board games even a little bit, you’ve heard of Spirit Island.  If you haven’t, then at least stick with this blog and we’ll take care of you.  It’s my unscientific opinion that this is one of the most popular games out there.  It seems like I hear about it from all corners, …

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Favorite old PC games and their influence on board games

Not too long ago, I tweeted that windy summer days make me think of Ultima IV.  Of course, this means I went out and installed Ultima IV (along with V and VI) from my GOG Library and played through a good part of it, enough to have it queued up at a really fun spot.  …

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Singing the International Shipping Blues

If you’re following the Fearsome Wilderness Kickstarter, I’ll be repeating a lot of what I stated there in our most recent update, while adding a few tidbits. If this is the first you’re hearing of it then hopefully it doesn’t really impact you:  There’s a shipping crisis of global proportions, and although it’s everywhere, it’s …

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