Tag: gaming

Roleplaying and board games reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Podcast Episode – The RPG Room: The Thunder Plains Controversy

Apologies for the problem at the start of the podcast. Using new software and still getting used to it, didn’t hear the problem until it was too late. Recently a massive outrage exploded onto the Internet on the back, of Bruce Cordel’s game The Strange and a recursion within the game, the Thunder Plains, that…
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Podcast Episode The RPG Room: Ethics in Gaming Journalism

There is a lot to be said for ethics in games journalism. The fact is that it’s a very grey area because most of the journalism that goes on is done by amateurs for the love of it. Whether it is for boardgames or roleplaying games, there are just a handful of professional websites that…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Eclipse

Since its release, Eclipse has seen a lot of success. It’s *very* highly regarded by people who play it and the digital version of the game is truly superb, it has to be said. Of course it’s not a game for everyone. It’s rules heavy, long and very, very deep with tons of things to…
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Article – I’ve had it with “whore”

By Paco Garcia Jaen Today, on the second decade of the 21st century and despite many protests from people who claim it is not the case, we still live in an awful sexist society and our hobby, the gaming hobby that claims to be ever so open-minded and clever is just as bad as any…
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Podcast Episode – The RPG Interview Room: Tre Grisby and L.U.G. Con

Online conventions are a logical step in the socialising scene for a lot of hobbies. Probably any hobby, to be honest. The possibility of getting “together” with other people who share a passion and talk, play and share ideas together. That is exactly what Tre’ Grisby thought when he decided to create L.U.G. Con, an…
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