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Byron Campbell
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Another brilliant essay from game designer Phil Eklund.
An essay using words, not pictures, by Phil Eklund, Dec 2014. This is a guest post by Phil Eklund, founder of Sierra Madre Games and designer of the board games Origins: How We Became Human, High Frontier, Pax Porfiriana, and Greenland. This essay is to be published in Neanderthal, ...
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Wait! Read the intro to the Playing Detective series first! Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective by Raymond Edwards, Suzanne Goldberg and Gary Grady Sleuth Publications, 1981 / Ystari Games, 2012. Ystari Games. The Facts of the Case: Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective (henceforth referred to ...
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Storyteller Cards and Storyteller Cards: Fantasy by Jason Tagmire and Campbell Whyte Button Shy, 2013-'14. Storyteller Cards. Back in April, I wrote about Storyteller Cards, a very special deck of cards designed by Jason Tagmire, with art by Campbell Whyte. Jason Tagmire sent me a copy of the ...
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There. You've now experienced the worst of what Silent Hill 4 (subtitled The Room, like that equally terrifying Tommy Wiseau flick) has to offer. Nothing else can touch you now. Oh, wait, there's one more thing: I'm really th-thirsty…. I'm so, so th-thirsty…. Oh, chocolate…. Oh, chocolate…
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On the second Saturday of every month, I attend a local board game meetup hosted by a couple of people who are even crazier about the hobby than I am. In fact, Jennifer and Bruce Schlickbernd were among the first people in America to play the first wave of what are variously called German-style ...
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In one's autumn years, one's thoughts naturally turn to reminiscences, and one is inclined to take measure of one's past accomplishments. Engaging in exactly this pursuit, I made a most unpleasant realization: I have utterly wasted my time upon this Earth.
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As in many games, my experience in the world of Mage Knight begins when I select a character. The base set offers four, each one more superlative than the last. I could be Norowas, Greatest of the Elf Lords, whose noble lineage gives him the edge in leading and influencing the rabble.
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Ever since I first watched Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke tromp about Victorian England on public television as a nine-year-old kid, I have wanted to be a detective. As I went through middle school, passion for all things Holmes gave way to a deep and abiding love for Philip Marlowe and Sam ...
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This Town isn't a game of winners and losers as much as it is a great excuse for friends and family to sit down together and spend some time with one another, which, now that I think about it, is sort of the best part of the holidays, and, as far as I'm aware, what this series of posts is trying ...
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Cards Against Humanity by Cards Against Humanity Cards Against Humanity, 2009. Cards Against Humanity / Amazon. Playing Cards Against Humanity is the gaming equivalent of swapping dead baby jokes. In fact, I think there's a card for that. What's That Smell ...
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Flash Point: Fire Rescue by Kevin Lanzing Indie Boards and Cards, 2011. Indie Boards and Cards / Amazon. I've been wanting to write about Flash Point: Fire Rescue for a while. Cooperative games comprise my favorite genre in board gaming–heck, I love co-ops in video games, as well, though at the ...
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