Jon's GOTY 2016 pieces begin with a brief introduction and a few other things, including thoughts on something other than a video game?!Read More
Dan rolls the dice once again and talks about why he plays tabletop roleplaying games. Its partially because he is a hopeless nerd.
My first exposure to tabletops was as a Game Master (GM). A bunch of us neighborhood kids gathered in my friend’s garage with a 2nd Edition Dungeons & Dragons book some graph paper and proceeded to “play”. In fact, we had absolutely no idea what we were doing. A friend asked “How do we know where we are in the dungeon?”. I tensed up and had no idea how to answer. We went back to a modified version of Dragonstrike that we conjured up.
It wasn’t until college when tabletop roleplay actually started to make sense. In my freshmen year, I fell in with a group of DnD players that would eventually become some of my closest friends. We’d usually play Friday or Saturday night and the games would last far into the night with the burgeoning morning sun confirming our passion.Read More
A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon the website, Life and Time of a Philippine Gamer. It is a comprehensive site for all kinds of tabletop RPGs. While it is told from a uniquely Filipino perspective, the writing isn't beholden to seeing the gaming world from only this viewpoint. I really enjoyed this interview, and hope to do more with Jay in the near future.Read More