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J JonathanVolk Updated February 20, 2019 747   0
Jonathan Volk returns to try and figure out what play is (and why some of the most playful people we know might opt out of playing games). This is Part 1 of a longer series called A Seat at the Table, which examines the ways we construct and close off our game tables.
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J Jackwraith Updated February 04, 2019 5602   0
Expressions of self through unchanging simulacra.
Dune Board Game
J JonathanVolk Updated January 30, 2019 7334   0
Introducing Jonathan Volk- our new writer with a killer take on one of the best games of all time.
Dragon Dice
X xthexlo Updated June 25, 2018 1166   1
Grithsdane was disposable. That's what made him so much fun.
Far From the Funding Crowds
X xthexlo Updated June 14, 2018 1590   1
I'm an idiot for not using Kickstarter.
Inspiration
MT Matt Thrower Updated June 04, 2018 822   0
Hanging on the wall in a cramped hallway is a huge painting. Three boats speed across it, their tall sails blurring as they whip in the wind. The rippling sea and bruised sky are patchworks of colour, contrasting fiercely like the elemental enemies they are. Light, catching on the surface, reveals unexpected textures. Rakes of painterly brush strokes shimmer, their refraction bringing it all to life as I move my head. 
Mind Flayers
X xthexlo Updated June 01, 2018 962   0
It's one of the most viscerally evocative monsters in gaming...and it is also a mental anchor.
Jim Felli - "I'm a Terrible Game Hobbyist"
X xthexlo Updated May 23, 2018 2378   0
 There. I said it.
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