Author: Von

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[Top X] Xacting Sweet Vengeance On Those Left Behind

Title brought to you by too many Aaron Dembski-Bowden novels and a state of general malaise. News Games Workshop and Fantasy Flight have gone their separate ways. Leaving aside the Cold-War-style speculation, overanalysis, conspiracy theorising and other spod-nonsense, this means...

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The Ultimate Spirit of Wargaming, circa 2006

  There’s a story behind this, but it doesn’t really matter. The important thing is that, temporarily re-engaged with the Privateer Press community, I had to go and hunt out the first No Quarter that I ever bought, just to...

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[Games Anatomy] A Red and Pleasant Land

At the time of release, the buzz about Red and Pleasant Land was that it would completely revolutionise the way we played Dungeons and Dragons and totally blow all our minds with its sheer inspirational quality. This is of course...

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[Another Year of Frugal Gaming] Crash and Burn

Picture the scene. It’s 1995. A baking hot summer’s day, in the small town of Dartington, which is in Devon, which is on the south-western coast of the United Kingdom. A small, slightly dusty newsagent’s shop. A small, slightly sweaty, slightly overweight...

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[Top X] Xceptions Prove The Rule

I haven’t read nearly enough hobby blogs lately. This is shockingly neglectful behaviour, since there are dozens of the wretched things on the rolls, and I started out commenting on quite a few of them before I turned into the...