Tag Archives: tabletop matters

Skyrim (A.K.A. the many deaths of Hrun the Barbarian)

Video games, especially of the fantasy RPG variety, have their own internal logic. This doesn’t often make a great deal of sense. Eating or sleeping can somehow heal first degree burns or gaping chest wounds. Your character can carry up to 300lbs of equipment and

Monster Mayhem: When board games go bad

Once a film is successful it will be remade, rebooted, reimagined, prequelled, sequelled, and trequelled with reckless abandon, often with less than stellar results. The end products tend to be weak imitations of the original; the Star Wars prequels, the fourth Indiana Jones film, the

Android Netrunner

One of the common complaints about table-top games which fall outside of the traditional mould is that they are overcomplicated and inaccessible. While this is often unfair and causes people to miss out on some great games, there are some that, unfortunately, live up to

War on Terror

Do you want to launch nuclear weapons at your friends while wearing a balaclava with ‘evil’ written on it, from the comfort of your living room? Do you like satire, have a somewhat dark sense of humour, and enjoy anarchic games of world conquest? Then