Combining Sites

For a few years I've had this blog and The Thirsty Meeple blog. The former focused on tech, and our family. The other focused on our hobby of Table Top Gaming (Boardgames, RPGs) But both sites have not had much activity in some time so I've decided to combine their…

Gen Con 2016 - GM'ing with ConTessa

I have just done something totally crazy. I have signed up to GM a game at Gen Con. I will be running No Salvation for Witches from Lamentations of the Flame Princess. I think that going through the process of blogging about my experiences from now until after Gen Con…

Introducing My Wife To RPGs

My wife is a gamer, through and through! She plays board games of all types but but just over 3 years ago role-playing games was new and foreign to her. I asked her if she was willing to give it a try when we attended Gen Con back in 2013,…

Dungeon Crawl Classics with Kids

I think I’ve emotionally scarred my children, especially my daughter, by trying to introduce Dungeon Crawl Classics to them, but I’m getting ahead of myself… My wife was away on a business trip so I decided to download the rules for Dungeon Crawl Classics and give them read.…

Gen Con with kids? Are we crazy? - Part 2

So where were we? Oh right, we were at the point where we decided to take the kids back to Gen Con this year. The kids were so excited to go that they started the count down as soon as we bought the badges. This year Gen Con Housing changed…

No Thank You, Evil - The Playtest

When Shanna Germain announced on twitter that the next Monte Cook Games game was going to be a game for kids I got all excited and maybe even squealed like a 5 year old on christmas. Why was I so excited? I’ve been on the hunt for a kid…