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Game Review: Dialect

This game markets itself as a game about language and how it dies, and that is a subject that has always deeply interested me [1].  When I saw the way this game sought to capture groups of outsiders who had … Continue reading

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Game Review: Catan Universe

The board game for Settlers of Catan and various expansion sets is pretty familiar and popular, enough so that it was obvious that there would eventually be an online version of the game [1].  The elements of gameplay for Catan … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Comic Book Story Of Video Games

The Comic Book Story Of Video Games:  The Incredible History Of The Electronic Gaming Revolution, by Jonathan Hennessey, art by Jack McGowan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/10 Speed Press.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Song Of Ice And Fire: Roleplaying A Game Of Thrones

A Song Of Ice And Fire:  Roleplaying A Game Of Thrones:  Adventure, War, And Intrigue In George R.R. Martin’s World Of Westeros, by Robert J. Schwalb As someone who is at least a casual fan of the Game of Thrones … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bear Marches West

The Bear Marches West:  12 Scenarios For 1980s NATO Vs Warsaw Pact Wargames, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Admittedly, it has been a while … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fantasy AGE

Fantasy AGE:  Basic Rulebook, by Green Ronin I must admit that I had never heard of this game before idly picking it up as a reasonably easy read.  As someone who is very interested in tabletop role playing games [1], … Continue reading

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Game Review: Come As You Aren’t

Come As You Aren’t:  A Role Playing Game For Adventurous Couples [Note:  This game was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Even if I am a moderately adventurous person … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline There is an oft-repeated Presbyterian statement a child cannot strike at his father’s face unless he first sits in his lap.  By this it is meant that even when people are trying to dishonor … Continue reading

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Game Review: Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol

Although I do not get the chance to review many games, from time to time I play a game and figure it is worthy of at least some commentary [1].  Some months ago I downloaded a set of games as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Player’s Guide

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game:  Advanced Player’s Guide, by Jason Bulmahn As a friend of mine [1] recently informed us that he wanted us to start a Pathfinder roleplaying campaign fairly soon and run it fairly often, I figured I needed to … Continue reading

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