Category Archives: D & D

Gaming, usually Dungeons & Dragons

Rest in Peace: Loren Wiseman

Loren was a co-worker during my brief time at GDW and before I joined the game publisher, I only had a passing recollection of his name via the numerous products I had purchased (Traveller and 2300 AD). After I moved back to … Continue reading

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This game warms my heart

These nice people were playing D&D (5E) at the table next to me at Emerald Tavern. What made me smile was the diversity present, namely the gender element. For years role-playing games were dominated by males, around 12-18 (most of … Continue reading

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I missed Gamer’s Weekend 2017, but prayed to be drunk first!

However, hosts Kristin and Jeremy still gave me my commemorative drinking cup to He Who Sleeps Beneath the Ocean…your bud and mine, Cthulhu! I can’t remember what the foreign language says, maybe Jeremy Will chime in. Although I couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Blood Bowl minis are ready!

Next up…learning the rules to the game! Meanwhile, my miniatures for Blood Bowl are looking fantastic thanks to Pierre’s painting skills. You can check his work via his site. I highly recommend Pierre! My next possible commission for him will be … Continue reading

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Jack Chick is officially dead…

…but his brain and heart died decades ago. Most of you all are probably asking who this turdburglar was and why am I speaking ill of the dead. Well, he was the primary person behind these incredibly ignorant and hateful … Continue reading

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What time is it? Roll (special) 2d12!

Looking back, the first d12 isn’t all that special! Any d12 would’ve covered the hour segment of the time but I do love the other with the the five-minute increments. They’re huge dice too, about the size of super balls. … Continue reading

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Image Comics’ Fantasy offerings

Last month I posted a second plug for Image’s Sci-Fi offerings. With WizWorld merely days away (I have a ticket to meet Matt Smith, Karen Gillan bailed), why not cover the realm of Fantasy. Here Image is doing pretty well. OK, … Continue reading

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Handy online X-Wing tool

Finally had an afterwork game of X-Wing with a co-worker who tends to play in numerous local tournaments. Thanks to this link Chris gave me, I was able to build nine out of 12 members of Red Squadron within 300 points. … Continue reading

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Inaugural X-Wing game at Rogues Gallery

I participated in what I hope will be one of many X-Wing battles at my comic book store. It was also an opportunity to break in the new gaming mat Matthew and Kawika bought me as a cheer-up gift. I … Continue reading

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Gamers’ Weekend 2016

Update: A story that was overlooked due to my illness (the flu and whatnot) near the beginning of 2016. A rather nice tradition started by the old gaming group I used to belong to and this year I finally took the … Continue reading

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