Journey Through Darkness

      Journey Through Darkness

      By Rob Daviau In the summer of 1982, I played Dark Tower. It feels like a lot, but I think it was  just a few intense weekends at my grandparents’ house. (They didn’t own it, but I played it there for some reason.) The feeling of wonderment never left me. I can...

      The Wizard Tim

      The Wizard Tim

      By Tim Burrell-Saward It's Gen Con 2018. The third day I think, or maybe the fourth. Time goes a bit wonky at cons. I’m there with my old studio Sensible Object. (You might have come across Beasts of Balance, a mix of Jenga and Pokemon that you play with a connected...

      A Christmas Story

      A Christmas Story

      Christmas, 1981. The snow wasn't falling. I was wearing shorts. I remember looking at the trees festooned with lights as we drove to my cousin's house to open gifts. Palm trees. (Did I mention I grew up in South Florida?) The hit toy that year was a big hunk of...

      The Show: Our Gen Con 2019 Wrap-Up

      The Show: Our Gen Con 2019 Wrap-Up

      We've finally recovered from the chaos that is the largest gaming convention in the U.S.: Gen Con. No matter how much you plan ahead, it always turns into a mad scramble leading up to the show, and something always throws you a curve while you're there. But, it's also...

      Origins: Keeping Score

      Origins: Keeping Score

      We've finally recovered from our first official trip to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. (And Gen Con is just a month away -- no rest for the wicked.) This was our first year exhibiting at the convention. Overall, it was a great success, but like most...