Category: Games

I’m an avid gamer, D&D player, and I collect/paint wargaming miniatures. I also play the occasional board game.
If I review a specific game or setting, it’ll be in the reviews category, but general thoughts end up here.

November 3, 2017 / Games

Role-playingI’ve been playing D&D for a long time, both as a player and as a Dungeon Master. I’ve found that creating a character that works well is harder than you might think. The game aids you with its rules, but most of the work is still up to you. Creating a good character makes the game more enjoyable for you, the other players, and the dungeon master. So, five tips for that.

July 7, 2017 / Games

Open WorldOpen-world video games are all the rage these days. The number of video games touting the label is huge, from Skyrim to Far Cry to the Witcher 3. They can be very fun to play, but they do have downsides, especially concerning storytelling.

February 24, 2017 / Games
December 16, 2016 / Games
September 30, 2016 / Games

Wargame

I play miniature war games, mostly Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy and Fantasy Flight’s X-Wing.  Last year, Games Workshop replaced Warhammer Fantasy with Age of Sigmar. I’m not a fan of this new game. I’ll tell you why.