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Where the space cowboys at?

A creative concept that I totally love, is the space western. The genre makes total sense in itself, the wild west was the final frontier, the wild, the place where you had to earn a living by the sweat of your brow and the quick-draw of your six-shooter! 231 more words

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SPLENDOR: A Gem of a Game

SPLENDOR is a game by Space Cowboys where you take the roles of gem merchants expanding your businesses and gaining prestige as you go.   You try to build your business engine by collecting gems and using those gems to buy developments like mines, artisans and trade routes.   487 more words


SDJ Buzz: Kennerspiel des Jahres 2015

In 2011, the jury that awards the Spiel des Jahres began also awarding the so-called Kennerspiel des Jahres.  Whereas the regular SDJ goes to the family game of the year, the KedJ is the “connoisseur’s game” of the year, or more complex game.   1,434 more words

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Interpretation, pt 2: "We must consult the bones..."

Players don’t tell the GM what their PC does, they say what their PC tries.  The dice say what the PC actually does. 674 more words


Why no mandatory Sense of Duty?

At one point, early on, when I was seeing the amount of treachery and back-stabbing going on, I speculated about the possibility of making “Sense of Duty (Adventuring Companions)” a required trait. 657 more words

Mississippi Jed

Splendor Game Review

On International Tabletop Day, Ninja and I went to our local game shop to play a few games with some friends. We asked the owner if he had any recommendations, and he suggested… 456 more words

Episode #67: Movies and Clint Eastwood

Hooray, The Brick Room is back once again.  We’re excited for the Brick Room.  You know what we aren’t really excited for?  Movies coming out in 2015.   92 more words