Game Essentials – Hardcore RPG: Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 3rd Edition

The Game Essentials series aims to highlight our favorite games in different genres. These games make the best of their setting and mechanics to create an compelling and exciting game experience. The Warhammer Fantasy Role Playing Game is a venerable institution, and it was with much trepidation that I dove into the newest take on … Continue reading


For a game featuring rigid puzzle pieces, Snap by Gamewright is incredibly flexible. At its core, Snap is similar to Carcassone; just replace roads and churches with dragons and tigers. Instead of square tiles with flat edges, Snap uses jigsaw pieces that allow matching ends to lock while making wrong plays impossible. These pieces allow … Continue reading

Games on TV: Game of Thrones

It’s no secret that the GFG crew are big fans of the Game of Thrones books and games, so I felt it was appropriate to share some of my thoughts on last night’s premiere of the HBO series. I subscribed to HBO exclusively for this show, so I hosted an AGOT viewing party. We had a good … Continue reading

GM Musings: Places Remembered

This edition of DM Musings is a little different because it’s not about a D&D encounter I ran. It is about an encounter I played in, but I thought it exemplified a great premise for a fight. Josh ran the combat that I think was from the Marauders of the Dune Sea module, but he might have … Continue reading

Trapped in the Closet: Kobolds Ate My Baby

I’ve acquired so many games over the past few years that I’ve never even played several of them. Last week, I put up a poll to have our readers choose which of these lost games would be played next. Scotland Yard was the least favored game, but it did earn a few votes. The real … Continue reading