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The Reveille

I’m sitting at a table in our living room. My mother, my brother, and I are huddled around a curiously small coffee table, its diminutive stature emphasized by the sprawling map of our world. It sits awkwardly positioned with one edge just barely hanging off in suspended gravity, horsemen and artillery ready to plummet into…

Dinosaur Witches and Sand Worms – A Grimslingers Review

Grimslingers is outlandish. It’s Clint Eastwood wandering the wasteland of Fallout directed by Guillermo del Toro. This concoction of grit and cybernetics doesn’t just live within your mind’s eye, it’s plastered over every beautiful card courtesy of artist/designer Stephen Gibson. A triple threat, he designed, illustrated, and published this work all on his own before Greenbrier picked it…

I Am Not Groot – A Rising 5 Review

A person walking briskly past could easily mistake Rising 5 for a Guardians of the Galaxy product. This is with purpose, of course, as they want you to think it’s those fellas and that rabbit. In this wannabe Summer blockbuster players cooperate to re-seal the Rune Gate and vanquish the brutal monsters that have emerged. If you can…

Gretchinz.

7th Continent, Lords of Hellas, Warcults – these are all big damn games, some with a volume of hype that’d please the ears of Nigel Tufnel. So…Gretchinz? Yeah, maybe this small box racing game doesn’t quite fit. But I need to expel some thoughts so I’m going to write about it this week. Hopefully you’re going to read…

Experiencing Narrative

Quit rolling your eyes. I know a number of you have no interest in the story or setting presented in a tabletop game, and I know a number of you live for those particular qualities. If you’ve been reading my stuff for the past few years or even weeks, you likely know where I fall.…