Art from one of the shop cards in Flamecraft. it shows a man in robes with a staff and long black hair commanding a purple dragon to breathe flames, while a happy family looks on and cheers

A Review of Flamecraft, a Game of Adorable Dragons

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The fantasy genre has gotten a lot of new boardgames in the last few years. The sudden expansion of the audience of Dungeons and Dragons, the popul...
A cropped illustration from the cover of The Yawning Portal Game. it shows a variety of adventurers at an inn, seated at a long table with different kinds of food laid out between them.

A Review of The Yawning Portal Game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
This year, with the previous release of a Dragonlance sourcebook and the upcoming release of the DnD movie (which looks to mainly concern the Sword...
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February Gaming Convention Calendar 2023

boardgameMorgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on in February!   Alabama n/a Alaska n/a Arizona  n/a Arkansas  n/a California Orcon: Los Angeles, Feb 17-20...
A photo of an anime posing art reference doll sitting and holding a katana. A greysih blue line from its hit leads to the words "Anime TRPGs" next to it

5 Anime Tabletop Games to Use for your Next Campaign

animeMorgan Carpenter
Recently, with all of the fuss and concern over the changes to the OGL, thousands of 5e players have finally decided to branch out and try new syst...
A image of the box art for DnD Clue. It shows a red skinned tiefling in armor, standing in front of a cityscape and next to what looks like a puzzle box of some kind

A Review of Dungeons and Dragons Clue (5th Edition Version, 2019)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
It’s almost always fun when Dungeons and Dragons crosses over with other kinds of media. It’s great to see them utilize the story and lore that has...
A photograph of a person's hand rolling a die into a small pile of other dice. Behind this is a helmet and gauntlets for a suit of medieval armor

January 2023 Gaming Convention Calendar

boardgamesMorgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on in December!   Alabama Rocket City Gamefest: Huntsville, Jan 21-23 Alaska  Platypus-Con: Juneau, Jan 8-10...
A blue background with the faint outline of a reindeer, with the words "Dungeons and Dragons and Me" over top in green typeface

Dungeons and Dragons and Me: A Personal History with Tabletop Roleplaying, and What It Means Over the Holiday Season

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again, that the holidays are once again here to greet us. Friends and family gather as they do once a yea...
Box art for the boardgame Clue - it shows the title of the game: "Clue: Classic Detective Game", with painted illustrations of several individuals in different colored 1950s clothing seeming to investigate some kind of house.

Running Clue in Ravenloft: A Fun Halloween One-shot for Boardgame Lovers

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Fall is officially upon us. Leaves are falling (in places where leaves actually fall), days are getting shorter, and the spooks are coming out each...
A photo of the board game Horrified, slightly tilted against a white background. Next to it are the words  Horrified: A Board Game Review in purple font

The Stakes Have Been Raised: A Review of Horrified the Board Game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
October has come around again, which means that it’s time to break out the monster movies. You might go in for more modern, truly terrifying horror...
A photo of the cards from Shadows Over Camelot The Card Game. They're square with a blue and white design on the back, with a white horse in the middle. Next to the stack of cards are the words "A Review of Shadows Over Camelot The Card Game"

The Quest Begins Anew - A Review of Shadows Over Camelot: The Card Game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
For fans of strategy, cooperation, and fantasy board games, Shadows Over Camelot is an undeniable classic. The original game takes you and your fri...
A photograph of several cards with fantasy illustrations of various locations, monsters, and lanscapes. Each has a border and a title, as though they are for a board or a card game of unknown title and intent

October Gaming Convention Calendar 2022

boardgameMorgan Carpenter
  Here are the gaming conventions going on in October! Alabama n/a Alaska  n/a Arizona  n/a   Arkansas  n/a California CondorCon: San Diego, Oct 2...
September Gaming Convention Calender 2022

September Gaming Convention Calender 2022

boardgameMorgan Carpenter
  Here are the gaming conventions going on in September! Alabama n/a Alaska  n/a Arizona   Tuscon Comic-Con: Tuscon, Sep 2-4 RinCon: Mesa, Sep 2-5...

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