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A Real Game

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon January 9, 2017
  This is a weird one to review. It’s like trying to review The Stanley Parable or The Beginner’s Guide (which I actually did. I’m drawn to these games and they’re so tricky to articulate. A Real Game is free and all you need to do is print it out in order. Try not to […]

Dungeon World Exodus Session Two – Vs the Guard Kraken

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon November 29, 2016
Starring: Lee as Ethan Gale, Warden for the Order of Eternal Light. His mother Helena is missing. Jacob as Holden Luck, stubbornness mage. The son of the family he protects is missing. Vinnie as Bryan Weaver, Goblin bounty hunter. His friendly rival Ali is missing. Ash as Captain Urit Morca of the pirate ship Thondir’s […]

Five Games to Help Prepare you for our Inevitable Apocalyptic Future

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon November 18, 2016
Recently I wrote an article about five games to help cheer you up given the terrible year we’ve had. The thing is, the events are probably not isolated to 2016. I’m not saying that we’re going to be The Road immediately, but it’s probably going to happen. The Quiet Year By Avery Alder and Buried […]

Five Uplifting Games To Help You Survive The Tattered Remnants of 2016

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon November 17, 2016
It’s been a rough year. From Bowie’s death to Brexit, the US elections and what feels like a million other horrible things. I’ve had my own horrendous personal experiences separate to all of that which have added to the horrors of 2016. I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling kind of done with relentlessly […]

The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon September 7, 2016
You battled through Mirkwood with barely a scratch, but now things are looking bad. Aragorn took a few lumps from the hill troll, and several smaller allies fell by the wayside; a Northern Tracker and a Snowborn Scout. Tragically, you never learnt their names. Now you travel down the Anduin river, hoping to regroup while […]

Tremulus Session Six “Sacrifice”

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon August 31, 2016
  Starring: Lee as “Dusty” Dawes, The Drifter Jacob as Doc Roberts (fake medical certificate, fake cult membership), The Salesman Vinnie as Fred Barrows, The Gravedigger Ash as Randall “Hands” Hershey, The Criminal Josh as Sam Star, The Entertainer   Supporting Cast: Tommy Magellan, Local Gangster, now pushing up daisies Dr. Rodriquez, owner of the […]

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon August 31, 2016
You’re both trapped in a small shack by the beach, a mob outside have sent out a crazed one of their number to draw you out. One of you is already hurt and trying to decode a puzzle while the other’s flailing wildly with a fire axe. Finally, the maniac drops to the floor, dead. […]

24: The DVD Board Game

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon August 18, 2016
Charlie continues his misadventures in terrible licensed games. For the record I did not ask him to do this and had I been aware of this behaviour beforehand I would have staged an intervention. Mike B Charity shops sometimes cough up interesting games you wouldn’t have noticed before. Other times they barf out a pile of […]

Dungeon World Exodus Session One

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon August 17, 2016
Dungeon World Exodus Session One – Vs Two Cohesive Units of Seagulls   Starring: Lee as Ethan Gale, Warden for the Order of Eternal Light. His mother Helena is missing. Jacob as Holden Luck, stubbornness mage. The son of the family he protects is missing. Vinnie as Bryan Weaver, Goblin bounty hunter. His friendly rival […]

Dungeon World Exodus Session Zero – Character Creation

by Charlie Etheridge-Nunnon July 21, 2016
Dungeon World is an amazing game; hands down it’s possibly one of my favourite if not my favourite D&D type game. You may have read my experiences with D&D and with the Hoard of the Dragon Queen. Dungeon World has been my solution to wanting those kinds of experiences with some great mechanics. I’ve started my […]