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HeroQuest!?!

Long ago, the HeroQuest board game was my gateway into role-playing games. If you aren’t familiar with HeroQuest, it was an adventure board game that Milton Bradley and Games Workshop collaborated on. The game worked like a streamlined role-playing game with one player taking the role of the evil wizard Zargon to control the monsters […]

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Warhammer Warhammer 40k

9th Edition Game Sizes

One of the features of 9th edition Warhammer 40,000 that I like is the scale of game sizes that it supports. In previous editions, the game broadly assumed a game on a 6′ × 4′ table with armies at about 2,000 points each. With different table sizes, the battle maps for missions could break down […]

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Frostgrave

Frostgrave 2nd Edition

The second edition of Frostgrave was released last week, and I picked up a pdf copy from DriveThruRPG. The new edition is an update to the first edition rules rather than a complete reworking of the game. Some of the changes are drawn from first edition supplements such as the rules updates in Maze of […]

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Warhammer Warhammer 40k

Combat Patrol

Due to the pandemic, I don’t have an opponent available for Warhammer 40k. As a result, I haven’t played an actual game since early March. With the release of 9th edition, I really wanted to give the new rules a try though, so I decided to play some of the new Combat Patrol missions against […]

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Gen Con 2020

Way back in January, my brother and I talked about going to Gen Con this year. Unfortunately, the dates didn’t work out because I was going to be on a trip to Michigan and Virginia during that time to visit family. Then 2020 disrupted everything with a pandemic. We cancelled our family trip to stay […]

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Warhammer Warhammer 40k

Into 9th Edition: New Edition, New Army?

With the new edition of Warhammer 40000 coming later this month, I decided to take a look at the current state of each of my armies at the end of 8th edition and what I’m looking forward to for them in 9th edition. Deep down, my biggest problem with Warhammer 40000 is that I want […]