Roll & Review, Part Deux

The Gameable x Podcast Another brief capsule review, this time of a podcast I think you might find worth your time. The Gameable (it started it's life as Disney, is currently Pixar, and seems likely to become Saturday Morning) Podcast is a, usually weekly, discussion of the relative merits of,…

Technoir

As regards my taste in games, I am rather omnivorous. But at this stage of my life there are a few things you can say about an RPG that will attract my particular interest. With seven children and the whole box of responsibilities which that entails, I am especially fond…

An Arneson Award

The First Annual Presentation of The David Arneson Award For Overlooked Excellence and Forgotten Contributions To The RPG Hobby Will Occur On October 1st 2016 That is, it will if there is any way we can make it happen. There are already several great awards to be had by creators…

Any Sufficiently Advanced Magic

Magic, Technology, and the Borderlands The first thing to understand is that there is really only one Natural Law; Mind Shapes Reality. If a mind can envision a process, hold an internally consistent image of exactly how that process comes about, and believe it with complete conviction, in the absence…

Roll & Review

One of the stated goals of this blog is to highlight and review excellent games and gaming related content. Fortunately, in this regard at least, we live in something of a golden age. There is an abundance of good stuff available, some of the very best of which is freely…

Backswords & Bucklers

While trying to select the product I wanted to review first, I decided to make things easier on myself and choose something about which I can think of almost nothing negative to say. In the words of the publisher Tied to a Kite Games “Backswords & Bucklers is a new,…

Into the Borderlands

For as long as people have been able to create for themselves places of relative order and security, there have been borders. Places beyond which that order and security began to wear thin and ultimately give way to chaos and danger. Lines which the sane did not cross without ample…

An Opening Salvo

I plan to use this space mainly for three sorts of posts: Reviews and Recommendations of RPG and RPG adjacent products which I enjoy and think others might also. Information and ideas regarding current, future, or potential Dice Addict Games projects. RPG related (more or less) ramblings which cannot be comfortably…