Monthly Archives: February 2019

Gamer Spotlight: Wesley Yin-Poole

Wesley Yin-Poole (Deputy Editor, Eurogamer) After University, Wesley got his first taste of a career in journalism working in the features department of one of the biggest newspapers in the UK, The Mail. It was a learning experience that taught…

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Quellport and the Isle of Seven Bees

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
A small settlement in the Thendrake Archipelago, Quellport sits on an unusual lagoon in a cluster of islands. Except for the Isle of Seven Bees (the elongated forested island to the upper left of…

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Knowing When to Move On

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
Several years ago, when this site was under a different name, I offered a post about that moment when you and a game click. I looked at the subject from two different angles: “love at…

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My Monster Manual – Boar, Brain Mole, Brownie, & Buffalo

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
We have a creeping eyestalk from the Beholder illustration on page 10 in here, looking remarkably phallic without the beholder backing it up. I also got to add my fun “Cascade Dogs” entry to…

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Changing gaming tastes (or not)

Originally posted on GamingSF:
A few bloggers have been discussing changes in online gaming tastes in the broadest generalised sense (e.g. Bhagpuss, Endgame Viable). If developers follow such trends in terms of the games they create, then apparently we’ve become…

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Sword & Shield – Nintendo Announces 2 New Pokémon Games on Switch for 2019

TBG UK LINK / US LINK Let’s be honest from the start, if your decision to buy a Nintendo Switch wasn’t heavily influenced by the promise of new Pokémon games then you’re probably kidding yourself. Well, if you’re still sat … Continue reading

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Street Fighting Man

Originally posted on Return to House of Grouse:
Today I want to talk about Grousemot the Monk leader of Clan Grouse. He was at cap for several years and had to step up each cap change to stay there. He…

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Stranger Things D&D Starter Set

Originally posted on Boccob's Blessed Blog:
We should have seen this crossover coming! WotC is set to release a Stranger Things themed D&D Starter Set on May 3rd. According to the Amazon preorder page: The stranger things Dungeons &…

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Metacognition: Missing You

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
We’re back with our “thinking about thinking” series! If you’re interested in our previous deep thoughts, check out the Metacognition series.  Join us for some deep thoughts (and maybe the occasional not-so-deep thought) about gaming. If you find…

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DDO: Dusting off lowbie quests

Originally posted on Bio Break:
The primary goal of my solo Dungeons and Dragons Online character — my Gnome Artificer — was always to see every quest in the game at least once. I think I’ve been pretty good about…

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