Last week, Governor Greg Abbott put into effect a horrific act that allows for parents of Trans children to be charged with child abuse and called for Teachers, Social Workers and others to start "identifying" trans youth. This week we have a spotlight worthy response in the form of a TTRPG bundle that includes over... Continue Reading →
#BGGCon parting thoughts
The badge pick up line Wednesday morning It's quickly approaching 2am on Saturday night at BGGCon, and I'm here watching a game of Western Empires that has been ongoing since 10am. My brother and his buddies are committed to finishing this marathon game that has taken an entire day of the event. Ultimately, I'm glad... Continue Reading →
Pile of Shame making it's way to BGGCon with hopes that by the end of the week I'll be able to check of at least some of them.
I visited Miniature Market this weekend, and I’m not sure it met my expectations
So during our visit to St. Louis this past weekend, we couldn't help but make our way to Miniature Market, as anyone who is a Tabletop gamer knows visiting this place is like making a journey to Makkah. It was raining when we made our visit Saturday and before I stepped through entrance in to... Continue Reading →
Greg Spence gives another update #Tabletop #TTRPG #Boardgaming
Today we get a second official statement from Broken Token CEO Greg Spence following the article written by former employee Ashley Taylor on Medium, detailing a years long abusive relationship. All taking place while Greg was married no less. That being said, this statement doesn't seem to be much better than his initial public statement... Continue Reading →
Maybe it’s time for board and RPG game publishers to start thinking about domestic manufacturing?
So before you click off, hear me out. As has been discussed ad nauseum, the woes of freight costs from China continue to loom over the hobby space like a dark cloud. This problem is not going away any time soon, and in fact it continues to get worse by all accounts. With this, most... Continue Reading →
I’m losing my edge (maybe)!
Star Trek Ascendancy To quote James Murphy, I think I'm losing my edge. I'll be 48 in a little less than 2 months, and I've noticed a interesting trend in my board gaming. The older I get, the less I have a desire to play the bigger, sprawling, 4X style games and instead prefer smaller,... Continue Reading →
What happens when your collection reaches critical mass?
Hi, my name is Richard, and I am a collector. I've been a collector for as long as I can remember. As a child it started with action figures and comics. As I got older, it morphed into RPGs, CDs and DVDs. Now it's Tabletop games, 3D printed terrain or whatever else I can feed... Continue Reading →
Street Fighter The Miniatures Game
So here it finally is. After almost 3 years, the Street Fighter miniatures game is finally upon us. After the much discussed delays from Jasco's Kickstarter campaign, backers now to get to see what all the fuss is about. But was it worth the wait? Is the game a good addition in the light skirmish... Continue Reading →