This week was a bit different. I am sick and therefore missed Hypermind Game Night on Tuesday. But I do have some gaming to report. Starting with the previous Tuesday night Hypermind Game Night. I got there early for me, about 6:30p. Not many people there yet. I brought Homesteaders for us to try. Alton [...]
Tuesday night I got in the following games: Roll Through The Ages - this one just hasn't clicked with me yet. I want to like it but it's just not doing it for me. Macao - I walked in the store and Adam, who was playing Ghost Stories, says 'We'll play Macao when I'm done [...]
How could I have forgotten?!! Thanks to Terry for chastising me for it. It is a playset set in the Reconstruction period after the American Civil War. Here's the copy on the website about it. It is 1867. The American Civil War is over and the South is in ashes. She must be restored to [...]
I'm missing HeroesCon this year. It's not on Father's Day as usual so that threw me. And I'm bummed cause my friend Jeff Parker is there, in from Portland. I haven't seen him in several years. Maybe I'll head over tomorrow. Maybe.
The Bones is a new book about dice. It looks very interesting. They are hosting a blog carnival about, guess what, dice and randomness. So I'm heading out to think about dice and how to use them. They are located here - http://gameplaywright.net/?page_id=1474
Rob Donoghue has posted some really interesting things on his blog - Some Space To Think - http://rdonoghue.blogspot.com/2010/06/stranger-twins-and-scales.html. A good article on dice and randomness and dice systems and a new game idea that really excites me. Go over there and check it out.
So I was able to make it to Game Night this past Tuesday in spite of the rain. It was a good gaming night. I walked in just after Adam who happened to have his copy of Macao. Everyone else was already in a game so I helped him set up Macao. We persuaded David [...]