By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 17 April 2019 Games pitched to children have been a hit or a miss in my book. Usually, the mechanics are either so simplified that they become unplayable after a while (and often broken by older kids and adults), or they are just kid themed with a convoluted mechanic. That said,... Continue Reading →
By Aditi, 27 March 2019 As a dance costume designer, I frequently work with sparkles of all kinds, and they can add a lot of visual punch and interest when incorporated into cosplays or other costuming and prop contexts. This article will give a short history of rhinestones, some info about the different types and... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 20 March 2019 Resident Evil will always be a special game for me. Growing up, it was a group game: friends and I would usually meet up, take turns playing, throwing ideas of where to go next and how to solve puzzles, and generally enjoy the story. Newer iterations of the... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 6 March 2019 With about a decade of running games at events and walking around conventions as The NPC, I’ve always been on the lookout for ways to make rewards interesting and giving people something they can leave with. While my standard business card has proven to be a multi-purpose tool... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 20 February 2019 Last year, I was keeping my eyes open for interesting, low cost games to pick up for review. One of my fellow gamers on Twitter shared a link for the Kickstarter for Quest, and while I was a bit wary, I really couldn’t resist. I mean, how many... Continue Reading →
Catlord tackles Helheim Unbound in this week's review. An abstract RPG for your tabletop. Let's see how it stacks up.
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 6 February 2019 As a gamemaster that is always on the go, I’m a fan of anything that’ll make my life easier with running games. Portable dice trays, easy-to-carry kits, dungeon creation tools, and anything else that can keep the weight down while still doing its job is worth its weight... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 23 January 2019 Any game with a solid setting is worth its weight in gold, in my opinion. When there’s enough to make the world feel alive, full, and nuanced enough to require study, I can’t help but love it even more. This is the very line of thought that urged... Continue Reading →