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

My First BattleTech Battle

As I had mentioned a few weeks ago, I have procured a box of 2nd edition BattleTech. I had never played before, but I couldn’t resist a piece of table top history for one dollar at a used book store. I was excited to see the FASA logo front and center on the box, and … Continue reading

Mystery Rummy – Jack the Ripper: Rummy with zing

London- The streets are dark in the gloom of an overcast evening. The now immortal Whitechapel Murders have begun and the hunt is on for the elusive Jack the Ripper. Marshall the evidence, interview the suspects, and get to the bottom of it before these murders continue! I was initially skeptical that a game which … Continue reading

Gamma World Impressions

Radiated wastelands and mutant freaks — how else would I want to spend a Saturday afternoon? In the past I’ve gotten my post-apocalyptic fix with a couple hours of Fallout 3, but ┬ánow the new Gamma World based on fourth edition Dungeons and Dragons released this weekend. I played an encounter today and it’s going … Continue reading

Game Essentials: The Fury of Dracula

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 immersive and exciting game experience. As the sun sets on the Carpathian Mountains, the famed Castle Dracula sits empty. Some years have passed since his foray into England, and … Continue reading