Tabletop Games
Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide In Review

Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide In Review

The Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide is a new rule supplement for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, giving players and Dungeon Masters a foundation to run games set in the Forgotten Realms Sword Coast region. If you’re new to Dungeons & Dragons please have a look at my previous D&D article How 5th Edition

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Battletech – A Game of Armoured Combat

Battletech – A Game of Armoured Combat

Battletech is a hex based board game, which came out in 1984, where the players control giant fusion powered robots fighting for feudal lords in the future. The game is based in 31st century after the collapse of the central human government. There are no aliens in Battletech; it’s humans all the

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SFB – Starfleet Battles

SFB – Starfleet Battles

SFB (Starfleet Battles) is a hex based ship combat game by ADB (Amarillo Design Bureau). It was conceived by Steve Cole back in 1979 after playing Jutland, the naval warfare board game. I was first introduced to this game in the mid-90s by a friend who had just acquired a battered

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The Cultist – <em> Boss Monster </em>

The Cultist – Boss Monster

Behold! A card game of villainy and 8-bit nostalgia! Last week, we had a game made for the cult of horror movies in Betrayal, where no one knows at first who the villain may be. This week, the fans of good old retro video games get their boardgame champion! And the

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The Cultist – <em> Betrayal At House On The Hill </em>

The Cultist – Betrayal At House On The Hill

Cult activity sighted at the residence upon the knoll! I’ve been on a real board game kick lately, playing a few of the awesome modern board/card games every week or so. But every night that I can get four or more folks together, there’s one game that’s always on the

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An Introduction to Tabletop RPGs

An Introduction to Tabletop RPGs

Tabletop roleplaying games (RPGs) are becoming more and more popular these days. That means that you, the reader, might have heard of them without ever having played one, a state of affairs almost unthinkable twenty years ago. If that’s the case, you might have only a vague idea what they

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How 5th Edition Saved Dungeons & Dragons

How 5th Edition Saved Dungeons & Dragons

My first taste of role playing games, Dungeons & Dragons in particular, came around sixth grade. I was introduced through friends to the Dungeons & Dragons Basic Rules Set: first published by TSR in 1983 this rule set included a sixty-four page Players Manual and a forty-eight page Dungeon Masters

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