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Matthew Hackett (Big Grumpy Gamer)
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Kickstarter #9
Back from the Dead Yes, I am aware I said I would start doing this stuff more often and I haven't.  Yes I know that building a community for my site involves regular content updates.  No, I have not got any more words to express my regret at not doing this ...

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Curious Pastimes - Renewal 2016
In these lands of Siberian, these hot and humid lands..... So as I mentioned before, there has been a short delay in writing on the blog because I was going to be away at Curious Pastimes for the entirity of the weekend.  Well, after recovery on Wednesday (...

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Kickstarter #8
A Dystopian Celebrity So it’s a bit later than I planned, but here is the next post on this somewhat haphazard blog of mine.  I hope you have kept yourself distracted with the rather good podcasts and youTube channels in my absence.  As with my normal posts...

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Keeping the mind
The People out there to listen to or watch So generally speaking people in the wargaming community are pretty open folks, and there is a lot of getting on with one another and witty sarcasm and the like.  As part of that, knowing people who are somewhat fam...

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Kickstarter #7
I'm at a loss So its time for another Kickstarter post, but this week I'm at a loss.  I normally try to find four Kickstarters I like the look of, but this week I've only found one.  Nothing really jumped out at me, nothing grabbed my attention enough, and ...

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A bit of Nostalgia #6
AEG’s little masterpiece I was going to cheat this week, because I was going to put two different RPGs into my Nostalgia post.  Now I did have good reason for this, because both games were heavily based on the same gaming system.  In the same way as White W...

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Kickstarter #4
Oh crap! My childhood returns Very quick intro here because I want to jump straight away to a really big Big BIG kickstarter.  So, here is my kickstarter review, with its whimsical look at four of the current gaming kickstarters out there.  Once again, I do...

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Real life, the bane of all gamers
Whoops! Yes, I know, I’ve been ignoring the blog for a few weeks.  After reviewing my first prototype game you surely can give me a bit of slack?  No?  Right, well screw you guys! Ok, in all seriousness, real life gets in the way sometimes.  I find myself i...

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Cyberwar - Nightlancer review
Nightlancer – Adversity Games You find me at an interesting point in my “career” as a blog writer. Sat, looking at me across my gaming table (its a completely fictitious term, the truth is its really my dining room table) is a copy of a very very new game. ...

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Blood, Sweat and Tears - Metaphorically
Guild Ball tournament review I'm almost slumped over my keyboard as I write this.  It's a really good sort of tired, not the type of tired I got from Malifaux tournaments where I would immediately have to get home and fall sleep due to the mind numbing head...
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