3 Apr

Torn Armor Kickstarter Final Assault

Torn ArmorThe Torn Armor tabletop miniatures wargame Kickstarter is in its final 24 hours. It’s already been successfully funded, so now you’re just buying into a sweet collection of miniatures, a solid wargame, and the history of the Torn World. If you haven’t already, check out my interviews (part 1 and part 2) with the creator of the Torn World, Alyssa Faden. Then head over to the Torn Armor Kickstarter page and take a look at what’s on offer.
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22 Feb

Close Encounters: An Interview with Alyssa Faden of Torn World, Part 2

Torn Armor
Artwork by Jeff Laubenstein. Yes, that Jeff Laubenstein.

Earlier this week I delved into the Torn World setting and also delved into the mind of its creator, Alyssa Faden. In addition to Torn World’s current Pathfinder Roleplaying Game setting and Center Stage Miniatures line, a flagship project is a tabletop miniatures skirmish game, Torn Armor.

The Torn Armor Kickstarter launches on March 3rd and you want to be ready. If images like the Sisk Skirmisher Golem aren’t enough to make you realize that games need more ballista-toting constructs, then Alyssa Faden and her team’s plans for Torn Armor should still grab your attention… but you should still make every effort to find out what’s wrong with you. Continue reading

20 Sep

Spartacus: A Game of Blood & Treachery Review at Dropzone Games

Spartacus: A Game of Blood & TreacheryWith all my running around at GenCon, I barely got to play any games, but I did get to play Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery. It only took one round of a demo game to hook me.

Not even thirty minutes later I was walking away from the Gale Force Nine booth, a copy of Spartacus under my arm, and off to the hotel bar to poison my friends and behead their warriors.  My devious and bloody exploits became legend. True story.

Check out my thoughts and very favorable impressions of the Spartacus boardgame over at the Dropzone Games website.