I thought I would report on some Homesteaders play this past Tuesday night. I had posted on the Hypermind Guild at BGG that it would be Tasty Minstrel night from me. I took Homesteaders, Eminent Domain, and Terra Prime. I got at least two "I want in on Homesteaders." replies. So it looked like a [...]
Ryan talks with Geoff Engelstein about game mechanics. It is an interesting discussion that includes history of some mechanics, games that are elegant in their mechanics, and where they think things are going. Check it out at http://ryansturm.libsyn.com/.
I'm a 'guest' on The State of Games. By guest I mean I did the intro. And they talk about Gameathonapocaloozafestacon 2. The is a great new podcast. It's fun and it's different. Check it out at dicehateme.com
2010 was a great year for gaming. Will 2011 be as good? I think so but in a slightly different way. There are a bunch of games that didn't get played and a bunch that are coming out that look really good. Here are some of the games I want to play this year. Scopa, [...]
2010 was a great year for gaming for me. The biggest thing for me was I joined The Hypermind Boardgamers. This is a fantastic gaming group located in Burlington, NC at Hypermind, my FLGS. Hypermind is made up of some awesome gamers who love games of all types. This group has opened up some many [...]
WOW! 10 gamers! 13 straight hours of gaming! It all happened this past Saturday, February 5 at my house. The festivities started about 11am when Chris Norwood (GamerChris) arrived with games in tow. While I tended to getting the chili started, he set up a game of Catacombs for Barry and Z. I joined in [...]
This time I'm joined by the crew from The D6 Generation. This was a fun, if difficult to coordinate, interview. Tom: Tell us a bit about yourselves and D6G to start off. (Russ) Well we started the D6 Generation in February of 2008 so we’re coming up on 3 years now. We’ve been very surprised [...]
Here's what I'm working on game design wise. The Survivor - this is a solo rpg that uses a standard deck of playing cards. Drawn cards help you set scenes and determine outcomes of those scenes. Suit, color, and value of the cards all inform different elements of a scene. Elements at present will be [...]
Z is sitting here on the couch copying out of a World's Finest with art by Steve Rude! Very cool!