Playing the field.

I’ve been enjoying running Numenera, as long as I don’t have to go off book too often. Sometimes I’m really feeling the improv nature that the rules permit and encourage, and sometimes I’m super not in the mood…. Read More

Brief Recap: Mansions close win, Doomtown first test game

Last week I played two games: a Thursday-night run out of Doomtown with Jim and Sean, long awaited; and the Gates of Silverwood Manor scenario for Mansions of Madness with the Tallens on Sunday night. Starting with Mansions… Read More

I don’t think of them as victims, now that I am one.

Finally got all the investigators for Mansions of Madness painted. Good project to get done, expecially before moving on to the monsters, which are in smaller batches and are more interesting to paint. Painting women’s shoes is a… Read More

Not your grandfather’s Red Gore.

Of all the things I’ve missed since our kid was born two years ago, I was surprised by how much I missed painting. I wasn’t particularly on a tear when Fi was born anyway, having ground to a… Read More

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition: Single play review.

We played through Mansions of Madness 2 on Thursday and I’m going to lay down my first impressions. This isn’t a proper review because I think I’d need to play through it a bunch more times to figure… Read More

Mansions Of Madness: Playthroughs and review.

Spoilers: Only sort of… last week we played through the first Mansions of Madness scenario, The Fall of House Lynch. There are 12 possible permutations of this scenario: three choices of Objectives, with two choices of where Edith… Read More