Meeple Moments – Game of the Month: Here, Kitty, Kitty!

Occasionally we feature a post from our friends at The Malted Meeple. Their Game of the Month series highlights one of the many games in their libraries at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple. They briefly describe the game, how to play it, and why they like it.

 Game: Here, Kitty, Kitty!

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Playing Around – Video Game to Tabletop

Dark Souls is a popular role play videogame franchise that was first released in 2011 and quickly gained a big following. It takes place in an open world environment, so obviously there is a lot of exploration involved. The plot isn’t too detailed, but basically there’s a prophecy that must be fulfilled and you’re the one to do it. Oh, and there are plenty of monsters and magic thrown in along the way. And now, you can attempt to fulfill that prophecy with friends in a tabletop version.  Continue reading

Meeple Moments – Game of the Month: The Captain is Dead

Occasionally we feature a post from our friends at The Malted Meeple. Their Game of the Month series highlights one of the many games in their libraries at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple. They briefly describe the game, how to play it, and why they like it.

Game: The Captain is Dead

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Playing Around – Combining Traditional Slots with the Online Fantasy World

Most people enjoy gaming in one form or another. Sometimes it is games of the tabletop or RPG variety in a social setting, sometimes it is the consoles set up at home to play with family or friends, and sometimes it is games we find online. I am not just talking about connecting your console games via the internet to engage with other players, though. I am talking about games that live on the internet, ones that you just cannot find offline.  Continue reading

Meeple Moments – Publisher’s Spotlight: Cryptozoic Entertainment

Our friends at The Malted Meeple like to give some extra attention to their favorite board game publishers and designers. In their Publisher’s Spotlight they provide a bit of a background on the publisher, discuss a few of their games, and may even announce a visit to The Meeple by some of the publisher’s representatives!

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Special Guest Post – Survive the Horde Kickstarter

GW1-blog-guestA couple months ago (back in Issue 67), we had some Gen Con coverage that included an interview with Evan Johnson, the creator of Survive the Horde Party Game. At the time, he was giving people a tease of the game before it even hit Kickstarter. Well, the time has come and the Kickstarter is now live, so we thought we’d have Evan provide a follow up and give more details about the game.  Continue reading

Meeple Moments – Game of the Month: Cosmic Encounter

mmlogoOccasionally we feature a post from our friends at The Malted Meeple. Their Game of the Month series highlights one of the many games in their libraries at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple. They briefly describe the game, how to play it, and why they like it.

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The Gamer Geek Blog – No Surprises with PS4 and NX

GGBHey geeksters!

So yesterday we were treated to the PlayStation event revealing the worst kept gaming secret of the last year: the PlayStation 4 Pro. That thing we all knew about last week, will be priced at $400 and we all know what that means – the regular PS4 is coming down in price… again. Continue reading