Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Best Treehouse Ever’

Best Treehouse Ever

Spring is almost here, and it’s time to build a treehouse. But not just any treehouse. The ‘Best Treehouse Ever.’ This simple card game from Green Couch Games will let you and your friends and family build treehouses with things like hot tubs, game rooms, and hot dog stands. Continue reading

‘Pathfinder Adventure Card Game’ Errata Reprints

PACG Cards with hand written errata.

Paizo has made errata decks available for ‘Rise of the Runelords’ in partnership with DriveThruCards.com, allowing you to get the accurate and aesthetically pleasing set you’ve been looking for. Continue reading

PaizoCon 2015 Four-Day Seattle Convention This Memorial Day Weekend

PaizoCon 2015 Logo

PaizoCon 2015 is coming to Seattle this Memorial Day weekend. Hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels near the Seattle Airport, PaizoCon spans four days: Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25. Continue reading

The Dice Section #25: ‘Wrath of Ashardalon’ and the Perfect Dungeon Crawl

Dungeon crawling with The Dice Section

This week on the podcast, we talk about the perennial geek favorite: the dungeon crawl. Why does the lure of loot always get us back down into those dark, dank catacombs? What makes the perfect dungeon crawl experience, and why do so many games fall just short of what we’re hoping for? We play Wrath of Ashardalon, one of the Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System games, and talk about everything from Descent: Journeys in The Dark to Diablo III. Continue reading

Kickstarter Review: ‘Zoo Webs’ Tabletop Game

ZooWeb-feature

‘Zoo Webs’ is a new all ages tabletop game that launched on Kickstarter today. The game was developed by Clint Clark and his five-year-old son, a budding animal activist. The game promises to be both fun and educational for all ages. Continue reading

‘The Worst Game Ever': False Advertising?

Worst Game Ever

Last summer I backed a game on Kickstarter called ‘The Worst Game Ever.’ Well, the game arrived in February and I’m formally lodging a complaint: it is, in fact, NOT the worst game ever, so maybe I need my money back? Continue reading

‘The Folio’ Fantasy RPG Campaign & Module: ROS1 Beneath Roslof Keep

Folio 1 Maps

I know how time consuming it can be for DMs to create custom adventures for their players. If you’re a DM looking for that help or a player with a new AND nervous DM, you might just want to check out a new resource from Art of the Genre that has me grinning ear to ear.
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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Seven7s’

Seven7s

I mentioned ‘Seven7s’ in my tabletop roundup earlier this week, but I wanted to take a closer look now that I’ve gotten a chance to play it. There’s only a day left in the Kickstarter campaign, so if you’re interested, you’ll need to act fast! Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Cards, Dice, Heists. And Pandas.

Halfsies Dice

There are a lot of cool tabletop games on Kickstarter–too many for us to cover all of them in-depth, as much as we’d love to. Here are a few that have caught my attention recently, in order of campaigns ending soonest. Continue reading

Table for Two: ‘Wizard Dodgeball’

Wizard Dodgeball

Table for Two is a series focusing on board games designed for two players. Today’s game: ‘Wizard Dodgeball’! Draft your team, stretch your legs, and warm up your wands. You’ll need to use speed, strength, and spells to defeat the other team. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Valeria: Card Kingdoms’

Valeria Card Kingdoms

Hordes of monsters are invading, and it’s up to you to defend the kingdom by recruiting citizens to fight. Oh, and while you’re at it, you might as well take control of a few domains, because it never hurts to have a little influence, too. Welcome to ‘Valeria: Card Kingdoms.’ Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Vault Wars’

Vault Wars

Heroes manage to amass a lot of incredible loot and powerful weapons on their quests, but sometimes they die, leaving behind vaults full of treasure … and junk. In ‘Vault Wars,’ you are an aspiring hero, bidding on these unclaimed vaults, hoping to go home with the most valuable haul. Continue reading

‘D&D’ Encounters DM Report: A History Lesson and Math Is Your Friend

Adventurers League

Between Season 1 (that ran 18 sessions late last year) and Season 2 that begins in a few weeks on March 18, I’ve had the pleasure of DMing for 8 of 9 weeks. Continue reading

The Dice Section #24: ‘A La Kart’ With Daniel Solis

The Dice Section: A La Kart by Daniel Solis

In the latest episode of the GeekDad gaming podcast The Dice Section, Dave and Mike take a spin around the karting course with Daniel Solis and his new game ‘A La Kart.’ They also wax nostalgic about ‘Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past,’ which just may be the best video game ever made. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Dino Dude Ranch’

Dino Dude Ranch

So you want to run your own Jurassic Park? Here’s your chance. Run your own ‘Dino Dude Ranch,’ lure impressive specimens with the right foods, and watch out for those tar pits that are opening up everywhere. Continue reading

‘Chainmail’ vs 5th Edition ‘D&D’ — Miniature Combat Compared

Chainmail Rulebook

While I enjoy playing (and DMing) Dungeons & Dragons, I have an even bigger interest in the history and rules development of my favorite RPG (and so many others). Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Clairvoyance’

clairvoyance-logo

‘Clairvoyance’ is a fast-paced, psychic card game from Eye4Games studio, creators of ‘AlakaSLAM.’ Based around a unique mechanic of turning the die rather than rolling it, it’s a humorous contest of furniture tossing with a lot of character. Continue reading