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 →
by Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 8 January 2019 Journey Away crossed my radar when a few associates on Twitter began sharing it to signal boost it. Seeing it pitched as a “non-challenge based RPG”, I was intrigued, and seeing what seemed to be a lighthearted setting to go with it inspired me to drop the money... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 26 December 2018 When it comes to Apocalypse World, I haven’t had anything that really made me say “Wow,” outside of “Wow, I can’t believe I bought this book.” I picked up Dungeon World a few years back at the suggestion of a friend, and I just hated the way it... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 12 December 2018 I don’t normally review board games, but when I saw Monster Slaughter last year...I had to make an exception. I mean, it was a board game loaded with pop-culture references, mostly 80’s-based, and turned the typical slasher-film trope on its ear. Instead of playing someone escaping the monster,... Continue Reading →
By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico, 28 November 2018 While November has been a chaotic month of illness, emergencies, and other not-so-nice-things, I didn't want to leave all of you without a regular post. So, in lieu of my in-depth post of City of Mist, I'm here this week to give you a look into the board game Monster Slaughter. I... Continue Reading →
By Catlord, 21 November 2018 Sagrada is a family game from Floodgate Games. The premise is that you and up to three other players (although there is an expansion for fifth and sixth players) are artisans competing to make the best stained glass window you can. Resources In the basic core set, Sagrada includes ... Continue Reading →