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John Enfield’s Gaming Gear: Part the Second -Elderwood’s Hex Chest Dice Box

Guestwriter: John Enfield Part two of a three part review! Part one was about the Winged Dice and part three will be about the Spellbook Game Box. Elderwood Academy is an online boutique with many interesting bits of gaming gear, some of which are customizable – letting you choose from many different colors, types of materials, engraving designs, etc. In …

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The Game of Things in the Classroom

Guestwriter: Joani Enfield While exploring The Game of Things, this is what I discovered while unboxing and reviewing the box and its contents, playing the game with others, and using it in my classroom with students. First, during the initial unboxing phase of my investigation, I found that the plastic tray is not necessary inside the box, due to the …

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Gunmetal Teal Forge Dice by Die Hard Dice

Guestwriter: John Enfield When looking for an upgrade from your plain blue or black starter set dice these days, you feel a bit like a mage shopping at Shadowdark House.  Not only do dice come in a staggering variety of colors and designs, they are even made from different materials today.  In addition to the usual polymer resin like your …

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Osprey Games’ London Second Edition

Guestwriter: Michael Romano Designer: Martin Wallace Artist: Mike Atkinson, Natalia Borek, Przemysław Sobiecki Publisher: Osprey Games + 3 more players If you knew nothing about the original London and saw this on the shelf at your FLGS you may just walk past it, and that would be a crime. London (second ed) is a fabulous game. Let me say that …

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Lone Ranger #1

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto Writer: Mark Russell Artist: Bob Q This article was made possible due to the gift of a review copy. Before the super powers of “Spider-Man” or the devices of “Batman”, adventure heroes fought with more simple resources. In the post-Civil War years, the United States was still growing and the West was a rough and tumble place. …

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Haywire’s Box of Rocks Answers Some Important Questions

Guestwriter: Luke Heller Does Trivia Pursuit make you feel unintelligent?  Does it make you cringe and fake an illness whenever your friends suggest playing it?  Do you feel dumber than a box of rocks?  If that’s the case then here is a game for you… Box Of Rocks!! I discovered this game by happenstance at this year’s GenCon (2018).  Twenty …

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Rick & Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons #2

Guestwriter: Jeff Aultman Writers: Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Zub Artist:Troy Little Colorist: Leonardo Ito Things are certainly getting schwifty in the realm of Faerun, and certainly not because of a new DM’s homebrew campaign, dungeoneers!  Rick Sanchez is the new dungeon master, and he is out to get things done at Morty’s expense though feigns the intent of helping him becoming …

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Run Your Own Tavern With Tavern Masters

Guestwriter: Thessaly Chance Tavern Masters is a card based game wherein each player is running his or her own fantasy tavern.  Most gamers who play RPGs are very familiar with the trope of the fantasy tavern, but rarely is the tavern itself anything but a gateway to adventure.   In the Tavern Masters game, the tavern itself is the focus, and …