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Game of Thrones S08E02 Will Pack A Wallop

Brace yourselves… The new episode of GAME OF THRONES drops on Sunday, with a running time of 58 minutes.   Will the 3-eyed raven (a.k.a. Bran Stark) have words with Jaime Lannister?  Will the Night King make an appearance?  Where is Lady Brienne of Tarth?  So many questions.  So few answers. Share your favorite GAME OF THRONES moments with us in …

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That’s a Question! by CGE

Guestwriter: Thessaly Tracy If you frequent online discussions of boardgames to any degree, it is almost assured that you have come across a fan asking the following: “What is a good game to bring to a family/friend gathering, where most of the other guests would not be familiar with modern style games?” “That’s a Question!” is one of the first …

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Welcome To Epsilon City

The original Science Fiction RPG adds an instant classic expansion.   When James Ward designed Metamorphosis Alpha, the only RPG to look to for inspiration was Dungeons&Dragons. Ward’s suggestion to Gary Gygax that there should be a “D&D” in space met with an historic retort. “You should do that.” And Ward did. When I look at Metamorphosis Alpha, what strikes …

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Sam Zhao’s Deck/Dice Box Sets Sail

A Peek at Sam Zhao’s Deck/Dice Box Written by Alan Whipple Sam Zhao’s deck/dice box is for storing cards and/or dice; designed for any of the many collectible card games out there, the box measures 3″ X 3 1/2″ with a base height of also 3 1/2″, while the overall shape mimics a small, single-service milk carton, hence it also …

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Going Abstract With TAK

Going Abstract With TAK Written by Ryan Barnard TAK is an entertaining spin on the game of Tic-Tac-Toe.  Originally a concept in the popular fantasy novel The Wise Man’s Fear (penned by Patrick Rothfuss,) TAK is described by the tale’s protagonist Kvothe as, “simple in its rules, [but] complex in its strategy.”  Although TAK’s rules were not created until after this novel was …

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A Peek At Midgard Worldbook

A Peek At Midgard Worldbook (created by Wolfgang Baur and Richard Green) Review by Ivar J Randall Midgard Worldbook was published in hardcover format, measuring 11 1/4th inches tall by 9 inches wide and 1 ½ inches thick. The book cover is chunky and very sturdy. The book has a heft about it, weighing nearly five pounds. The cover art …