Tag Archives: games

Chronicle Of A Poker Night

I had intended on writing this a bit earlier than I have, but as is sometimes the case, circumstances were not favorable.  For one, I did not arrive home last night from a poker night until after 12:30AM, at which … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One Ring Roleplaying Game

The One Ring Roleplaying Game, by Francesco Nepitello It is an intensely frustrating and Nathanish experience to read a book that consists of two books that one has already read under a different name.  At any rate, if you have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adventures In Middle Earth: Wilderland Adventures

Adventures In Middle Eearth:  Wilderland Adventures, by Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan, Francesco Nepitello, Jon Hodgson, and Steve Emmott I happen to greatly enjoy books like this for a few reasons.  For one, I am an avid, if not very frequent, tabletop role … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adventures In Middle Earth: Player’s Guide

Adventures In Middle Earth:  Player’s Guide, by Cubicle 7 As someone who greatly appreciates the universe of Middle Earth and is always looking to master new rulebooks for role playing games, both for playing purposes and to help keep my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adventures In Middle Earth: Loremaster’s Guide

Adventures In Middle Earth:  Loremaster’s Guide, by Amanda Valentine As someone who is fond of the universe of Tolkien’s novel’s, and of tabletop roleplaying games in particular, I suppose it was only a matter of time before I came across … Continue reading

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Book Review: Doctor Who Roleplaying Game

Doctor Who Roleplaying Game, by Cubicle Seven As someone who reads a lot of roleplaying guides [1], I suppose it was inevitable that I would come across a roleplaying guide based on the popular Doctor Who universe.  Any universe that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Basic Game

Marvel Heroic Roleplaying:  Basic Game, by Cam Banks For a variety of reasons, I enjoy seeing how people are able to transfer the popularity of various creative properties into the world of tabletop role playing games [1].  Given that role … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Manual Of Positional Chess

The Complete Manual Of Positional Chess:  The Russian Chess School 2.0 – Opening And Middlegame, by Konstantin Sakaev & Konstantin Landa I must admit that I enjoyed this book, but perhaps not for the reasons the authors wrote it.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering Positional Chess

Mastering Positional Chess:  Practical Lessons Of A Junior World Champion, by Daniel Naroditsky This is the sort of book that one can approach with different attitudes.  On the one hand, as the youngest person to write a book about chess, … Continue reading

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The Surprising Depth Of NCAA Football 2014

As I have noted elsewhere [1], I greatly enjoy the gameplay videos that various YouTubers have for NCAA Football 2014.  I cheer on imaginary football programs like the University of Georgia-Fairburn Pandas or the University of Alaska Golden Eagles or … Continue reading

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