Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Life of a Game Designer – Part 1: Who do I think I am?

Originally posted on Game Night Blog:
Epiphanies, revelations, and racks of self-doubt; all in the space of an hour. A little over a year ago, I started this blog on a dare. One day, I was purposely over-complaining that I…

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Syp’s gaming goals for February 2020

Originally posted on Bio Break:
January 2020 in review My carefully laid gaming plans from last month got thrown out of the window pretty quickly and I found myself on a wild adventure that I had not foreseen. So let’s…

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Background details

Originally posted on GamingSF:
I wrote recently on how much I like little details in the MMORPGs that I play; yesterday while playing World of Warcraft Classic, I was reminded just how much there is in the background that a…

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Night Below: An Underdark Campaign (1995)

Originally posted on Wayne's Books:
By the mid-90s, TSR was financially struggling. They threw every idea into play and dropped under-performing product lines. I’ve heard it said that TSR published nothing of merit in the 90s. In many cases,…

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Gamer Spotlight: Richard Flanagan

Richard Flanagan (Creative Director & Game Director at Ubisoft) Richard a multi-disciplinary design director based in Montreal with nearly two decades of experience in game design, art direction, user experience & interface, motion, sound design and more – aka a…

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Video Games are Good for A Lot of Things, Except Medical Advice

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
I don’t usually get all up in the news these days, but I must admit that this Coronovirus outbreak in China (which is spreading), has me at attention. With my own array of hypochondriatic tendencies,…

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TSR Dungeons and Dragons Expert Rules Boxed Set Review

Originally posted on Roll Stats:
Hey Stat Rollers, Bill with Roll Stats and it is great to be back in the saddle again. Back in front of you all, back where I belong! Knee-deep in the stat roller community! and…

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“You can Homebrew D&D into Anything!”

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
The strong increase in popularity of Dungeons and Dragons brought about both by the increased accessibility of D&D’s Fifth Edition as well as the growth of the nascent streaming and actual play communities has…

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#BloggersWhoStream: going live

Originally posted on Later Levels:
Welcome to #BloggersWhoStream, a fun and informative community event to kick off 2020 in collaboration with the incredible Luke from Hundstrasse. We’re inviting everyone to share their streaming experience regardless of how long they’ve been…

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Raids week 158

Originally posted on Micki's Delirium:
Raids 158 were Wednesday Jan 22 and Saturday Jan 25. Wednesday 1. Project Nemesis LH I’ve turned it into a routine to on Wednesdays post 1 h before the raids in #lfm-raids on Orien…

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