Godbound, Between the Lines

I read an interesting comment on the Club Slack this week (read to the end, there's an announcement) about our ongoing Godbound game. It was along the lines of “I didn’t expect this play out of that game,” in response to a little play report thread I started. I poked at that comment a little.… Continue reading Godbound, Between the Lines

Crusader Kings (the board game)

The middle of 2019 is shaping up to be big in terms of Kickstarter delivery here. The latest was Crusader Kings, a board game from Free League based on the video game by the same name from Paradox Entertainment. The impossibly complex, deep, brain-melting video game that maybe 10 people I know actually play. The… Continue reading Crusader Kings (the board game)

Certain Values of Fun

My current Godbound game has gotten me thinking about games that have taken measures to ensure they’re fun to facilitate. I mean…running games is its own reward, of course. I could speculate as to why: my frustrated creative impulses as a failed novelist are high on my own list, as is the pleasure of hosting… Continue reading Certain Values of Fun