Welcome to the blog!

Expect to see many posts about boardgames (like, a LOT). But you’ll also read about computer games, apps and tools, music, Star Trek, movies, television, crafting, roleplaying games, and a variety of related subjects. I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoy learning in the process.

Brinkwood: Death to Tyrants!

Brinkwood: The Blood of Tyrants is a tabletop roleplaying game where players build a rebellion to overthrow the blood-soaked vampires that oppress and dominate their world. It’s the second project by the San Jenaro Co-Op to have a successful Kickstarter...

Finding Geras in Tamriel

We love character creation For me, character customisation is one of the best parts of playing games. I can quite happily spend my time choosing outfits, the colour scheme, and the physical features that make up the character I’ll be...

Preparing for GenCon Online

Last week, I attended my first international convention, and had a great time. Although it all took place on-line and in another timezone, I managed to play in three different games, using entirely different rule systems, and all it cost...

Character creation is fun!

This week, we’ve been having fun messing around with character creation for various video game RPGs. Below you can see the first write-ups for two of the characters ZwodderZA will be playing on stream over the next year or so....

TennoCon 2020 – First Thoughts

You had me at ‘hello’, Digital Extremes! TennoCon 2020 was mind-blowing to say the least. “The Heart of Deimos” introduces a new open world, a new warframe called Xaku, and a long-awaited revamp of the ‘new player experience’ – and...

Free Games Digest 2020

It’s international #FreeRPGDay! What does that mean? Why, lots of free RPG stuff! The San Jenaro Co-Op’s Free Games Digest 2020 includes 3 great game resources for the sweet, sweet price of free! What do you get? Paleo Party quickstart+adventure...

Sad Shirts @ FanCon

Our friends over at Sad Shirts have been busy, busy, busy! Running a handcrafted shirt shop takes a lot of work, but they’ve been especially busy recently, getting ready for FanCon. In the words of their illustrious brand designer, Sad...