I Played D&D for the First Time in Years and it was Enlightening (in a GOOD way)

It’s been a long time (ticky ticky), shouldn’t have left you (left you)… without a dope beat to step too. Right, sorry, bad reference to a song nobody remembers from the 90s.  What I meant to say is WHY did I stop playing D&D? I mean, apart from the lack of a regular group and … Continue reading “I Played D&D for the First Time in Years and it was Enlightening (in a GOOD way)”

5 Tips to Remember when Buying Snacks for your Tabletop Games Night

I see you there, standing in the aisle of your supermarket of choice, perusing the snacks section for something suitable, just grabbing any and everything of the shelves. Put it back! I’m here to help, and to say; not all snacks are created equal when it comes to board games and tabletop, and choose the … Continue reading “5 Tips to Remember when Buying Snacks for your Tabletop Games Night”

5 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Tabletop Games Night (ft. Simon Drowell)

So you have the games, you have the people, you have your cool little room with the Kallax shelves stacked to the sky, but there’s more to running a perfect games night than just having ‘the stuff’. You’ve got to have the intangible, something that nobody else has. That thing is the X factor, which … Continue reading “5 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Tabletop Games Night (ft. Simon Drowell)”

How to Survive Gen Con 50 when you’re not even going (aka FOMO management tips)

So as we all know, Gen Con is on its way, this amazing, humungous, behemoth of a convention, brings with it all of the wonder and magical…ness that a convention can. But what if you are not going? What if you CAN’T go because you, say… live in another country for example, and flights are … Continue reading “How to Survive Gen Con 50 when you’re not even going (aka FOMO management tips)”

Top 8 Most Common Tabletop Gamer Stereotypes (as narrated by definitely David Attenborough…)

Chris: Let’s face it, tabletop gaming as a subculture isn’t, like any cultish and ‘obscure’ (but not really that obscure any more) subculture, without it’s pitfalls and stereotypes. Heck, you could be one of them for all I know! Look at you there, in your generic meeple themed tee shirt, bragging about how you beat … Continue reading “Top 8 Most Common Tabletop Gamer Stereotypes (as narrated by definitely David Attenborough…)”

Why Empathy is the Key to Successful Tabletop Theme & Design

What do we have in the world if we don’t have each other huh? Yeah, it’s a cringey, cheesey, nausea inducing sentiment but really when it comes down to it all of these computers, iphones, spreadsheets and pretty graphics and cat memes really mean nothing if you can’t then share that on your next snapchat … Continue reading “Why Empathy is the Key to Successful Tabletop Theme & Design”

How to Reflect Aesthetic and Tone through copy in Tabletop games…

Image for one second, living in a world where everything is explained in the same monotonous way. Nobody has a unique voice and everybody’s communication is solely intended to simply execute logically and effectively. Well that would be a world of robots, where everyone is a robot, and thankfully, we don’t live in that world … Continue reading “How to Reflect Aesthetic and Tone through copy in Tabletop games…”