Board Game Mechanics: Dexterity

Board Game Mechanics: Dexterity

I got to play a new to me dexterity game this past weekend when I played Tokyo Highway. When people think about board games, it isn’t something that they think of much, besides one game, which is Jenga. Most people know Jenga because it’s been…

Silly vs Serious D&D

Silly vs Serious D&D

The forest quakes as the heavy footsteps of the dragon shakes the trees. The critters are running away from the flames of the dragons breath. The village, not too far away is raising the alarm with a clanging bell, but that seems to be drawing…

TableTopTakes: Gloomhaven Part 4

TableTopTakes: Gloomhaven Part 4

What, more Gloomhaven, how is that possible. Well, before we’d just been playing scenarios and I was talking about what I liked, we’ve officially beat what seems to be the final story of the main quest. We have more side quest and an expansion that…

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

Final part of creating our NPC, Weasel Bob. We’ve gone over his motivations and we’ve gone over what he looks like. Really, I think that’s all you need to do to get an NPC with some depth into your game. The players are going to…

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

We’re back with the next round of how to build an NPC with Weasel Bob. Last time we figured out his motivations. The next thing is going to be more of the look and feel of Weasel Bob. How squishy is he? Or maybe by…

TelevisionTalks – After School Dice Club Episode 1

TelevisionTalks – After School Dice Club Episode 1

Whhhhhat, there’s a board game Anime out there! And not only that, it uses actual board games in it. So, I could just write a review of the series, but it’s board games and I want to talk about the anime in a little bit…

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

So, in the previous article (found here) we talked about using NPCs (Non-Player Character) in D&D and how you can use them to flesh out your world. Sometimes you have to create them on the fly and sometimes you want to plan out more for…

How to Get Rid of Board Games and Not Feel Too Bad About It

How to Get Rid of Board Games and Not Feel Too Bad About It

There are so many board games in the world, and while I would like to say that I have a massive room dedicated only to board games where I can fit in lots of Kallax shelves from Ikea, I don’t. I was able to fit…

You, Me, and NPC – Building Interesting NPC’s in D&D

You, Me, and NPC – Building Interesting NPC’s in D&D

I’ve been busy with my top 100 list and Halloween for the past couple of weeks, so I haven’t written much about Dungeons and Dragons. Today I’m getting back to it and look at creating an NPC for Dungeons and Dragons. This is a topic…

My Top 100 Games – The Full List

My Top 100 Games – The Full List

No, I’m not putting the whole thing in one single article, I’m sharing the links to the whole thing in one article. It would be way too long if it was all the text. So many games, with so much to say about them and…