Thoughts & Things

Collection of tools, ideas, rules, research and other fun stuff we thought we share.

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Fantasy Grounds – D&D Volo’s Guide to Monsters

I’ve been going through the newly released D&D Volo’s Guide to Monsters module on Fantasy Grounds, and was also surprised to find a new Fantasy Grounds 3.2 update waiting for me. There are a lot of great new features and ...
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Munchkin Wonderland from Steve Jackson Games

New Munchkin-inspired game has a Wonderland theme, simpler rules, and less backstabbing – perfect for young kids A new Munchkin-inspired game will let families with young kids explore Wonderland in a game that plays like a friendlier, simpler version of classic Munchkin. In Munchkin ...
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Bluebeard’s Bride – Horror RPG Kickstarter by Magpie Games

There is a new role-playing game Kickstarter that you will find very interesting. It is Bluebeard’s Bride, and it is a mature feminine horror themed game based on Bluebeard’s fairy tale. There are several stretch goals already met that add ...
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Widow’s Walk – A Betrayal at House on the Hill ...

Avalon Hill recently released Widow’s Walk Expansion for the popular board game Betrayal at House on the Hill. The main game has a lot of replay with the numerous haunts and game board changes each time you play. We have ...
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Gen Con 2016 – Syrinscape with Ben Loomes

I was fortunate enough to get a one-on-one demonstration from Ben Loomes with Syrinscape at Gen Con. The sounds were incredible, and there are so many new sound sets that are now available. It was a lot of fun meeting ...
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Gen Con 2016 – Ice Cool Board Game by Brain ...

One of the “cool” games that had a US release at Gen Con this year was Ice Cool by Brain Games designed by Brian Gomez. I was able to get a thorough demonstration, and have been playing it ever since ...
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Gen Con 2016 – Erik Mona – Paizo

Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo was able to spend some time, and sit down with us at Gen Con 2016 to talk about news and the future of Paizo.
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Gen Con 2016 – Steve Jackson Games – Car Wars ...

While I was at GEN CON last week, I got a chance to speak with Phil Reed, the CEO of Steve Jackson Games. I had learned prior to the convention that the date had moved out for the release of ...
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Gen Con 2016 – The Best Four Days in Gaming ...

I was able to spend four days gaming with lots of people and it was great! It all took place last week in Indianapolis at Gen Con. I took some videos of the convention center and a few pictures of ...
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RPG Mixtape: A Bard Sings In A Tavern

Hello! My name is Jac, I am an anti-hipster/music geek who spends countless hours looking for interesting music. I love sharing my findings with anyone who will listen. I appreciate all genres of music, including rap and country. I especially ...