Dwarves in Eden – First Contact

Ouch. Six weeks since the last game! Work and sickness conspired against us.

Catch up

A season has passed now. Dwarves are settling into the ziggurat ruins. By now most dwarves are in the lower areas with just a few remaining back at the original camp. Regular scouting and hunting parties are ranging out.

Halel, Kardin’s love interest has healed and started to hold court (as it were) among the females of the clan.

Delana, Flint’s betrothed, has been taking care of Rutger’s children (Rutger being the dwarf that’s trying to blackmail Flint).

Falur (Flint’s father and Forge Master) has been spending a lot of time with Fergus around the great forge or in Fergus’ study. Continue reading

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The Walking Eye Con Breakdown

This past weekend was The Walking Eye Con in Des Moines, hosted by my friends over at The Walking Eye podcast. I had a great time — hung out with friends, met new people, and played games.

I got to play some new games, some games I’d never heard of, some games I’d been wanting to play and some games I always enjoy playing.

Now for the breakdown! Continue reading

Tales of the Arabian Nights

The GM for my regular Burning Wheel game wasn’t able to make it the last couple weeks. Usually those of us that can still make it will play a board game or card game or sometimes a one-shot of some RPG. So, last week one of the guys in the group brought a board game I’d never seen or hard of: Tales of the Arabian Nights. The box was pretty and just seeing the artwork made me want to play it.

Check it out:

See? I had no idea what was in the box or what the game was about (storytelling boardgame? what’s that even mean?), but having that box in front of me, I absolutely wanted to crack it open and check it out. Continue reading