table top gaming


Bleeding Gen Con: The Wrap Up

By Christopher Helton I call these posts about the actual Gen Con experience themselves “Bleeding Gen Con” mostly as a joke, but this year was a hectic and busy experience. The exhibition hall grew again in size from last year and attendance was up again. The people at Gen Con said that the con had a unique […]

2015 Diana Jones Award For Excellence In Gaming Shortlist Announced

By Christopher Helton With Gen Con  at the end of the month, award season for tabletop roleplaying games is in full swing. Last week the ENnies were announced, to no small amount of controversy, and today the Diana Jones Award shortlist has been announced. While, like with any award, the games included (or excluded)  can generate controversy, but […]

Iconic D&D Artist David A. Trampier, 1954-2014

By Christopher Helton One of the great mysteries of tabletop gaming has had an ending put to it with the reports of the death of former TSR Games artist David Trampier. The iconic artist provided the cover for the first edition of the AD&D Players Handbook, as well as many of the illustrations for the […]


Board Game Terminus : Rampage On A Table

By Etienne Dubuc If you were between the ages of eight and twelve towards the end of the 80’s you probably played a video game called Rampage. In this game you personified a monster of your choice between a look alike of King Kong, Godzilla and a giant werewolf. Your goal was to raze all […]