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 […]

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 […]

You’re so fucking rude!

By Paco Garcia Jaen Recently my friend Mark Rivera made a bold statement: “Cards Against Humanity is Bad for the Hobby”. Then he ducked. Then some people supported his claim and some of us didn’t. For those of you who don’t know, Cards Against Humanity is a rather silly card game that went for crowd […]

How Do I Describe My Hobby?

It’s a hard thing to describe. Well, it’s hard to describe in such a way that does it justice, that will get across how good it is without actually sitting someone down and letting them play. This may be drastic, and not everyone may agree, but I believe that roleplaying games are one of the best forms of entertainment you could partake in, ever. It’s a bold statement so I will try to back it up.

Divulging Strategy

When I originally rediscovered the hobby, one of the things that I was most interested in when scouring the web, was finding strategy discussions. I wanted to learn how to improve my play, plus simply reading posts on strategies and tactics for games was entertaining. Now, years later, my opinion has changed.

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