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At Origins 2013, I saw a lot of demos of a game called Castellan being played and I really wanted to try it out. Try as I may, I could never find an open table with someone there to teach me. It looked like a very simple game, reminding me of that game you play with your kids in restaurants ...
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Vincent Venturella of Venture Land Games, publisher of the new Kickstarter RPG , The Narrative Game System, was kind enough to take the time and answer some interview questions.
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One game that has really impacted me this year is Spartacus, A Game of Blood and Treachery. Not only am I a huge fan of the series but the game itself is great, whether you like the series or not. It is one of those games that has so many satisfying elements in it that I crave to play it every ...
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"I first played D&D at age 9 with my brother, his girlfriend and friends, this is when it was huge. I then found a copy of Steve Jackson's Ogre in a tiny village shop, loved it! Scratched my head over the ratio combat and then discovered the world of 'tabletop games.' I started playing ...
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Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game is a new Miniature Game from Fantasy Flight Games. Star Wars: X-Wing Miniature Game is the first Star Wars game I have truly invested a lot of time and money in since I gave up on Star Wars so many years ago. However, this game is so complete, so easy to learn ...
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Casey Hayes is the founder of Team Badass Productions. Their first project is Bump in the Night. "Right now, I'm a recent college graduate in English looking to continue on for an M.Ed to work in university administration. Meanwhile, however, I've been designing tabletop games in one form or ...
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Through browsing various databases of cheesy sci-fi and fantasy films, I ran across one I did not recognize at all. I consider myself well versed in all things cheesy where movies are concerned, but this one caught me by surprise. However, after watching it, I was even more surprised.
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Having the name Ivan Reitman associated to a film usually does not put it in the “B movie” category, but even the great producers have bad movies every once in a while. Spacehunter was one of several 3D movies that came out, trying to capitalize on the success of movies like Star Wars as ...
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Timothy Brannan is the author of the new Kickstarter published by Christina Stiles, Strange Brew: The Ultimate Witch & Warlock.
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