There are games that show you all of their cards up front, which is a gutsy move. You have to be confident that your game is good enough to hook someone if you’re going to dump a premise on someone and say “This is it, have at it.” It would be like a baker going to a national dessert competition and presenting the judges with a plain slice of unadorned pound cake.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 502

Total War: Warhammer, DOOM, Uncharted 4 Finished, Banner Saga, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?, Your Emails and More

May 23 – May 29

Every so often there comes a time when I have to make hard decisions. Fortunately, I'm pretty good at those; it's the little, inconsequential decisions I can't handle. I can decide whether it's time to buy a new car like that (Oh, sorry. Format issues. Imagine I snapped my fingers just then).
DOOM, Uncharted 4, Rusty Lake Hotel, Throwback Topic: Game Violence, Your Emails and More!
The Unmarked

The Unmarked - Chapter 6

Welcome to The Unmarked, an episodic collaborative storytelling RPG made possible by our Patreon subscribers! Join Game Master Rob Daviau as he takes Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich, Karla Andrich, Cory Banks and Julian Murdoch into the small town of Coffeyville, Kansas. This week two mysterious clowns give hints of what's to come ..

May 16 – May 22

I’m hip-deep in demons from another dimension right now, but that doesn’t mean I can’t peruse the list of upcoming titles and pick something that I would like to see more of. As usual, there’s a lot to see. LASTFIGHT is a loudly titled game with an aesthetic that I dig and a fighting mechanic that lets you bust up the environment and beat your opponents with it.
Who remembers Gravity Bone? I do, mainly because I hated it so very much at the time. Looking back it’s hard to remember exactly what my beef was. But even if I don’t think I’d have the same opinion of Gravity Bone now that I held then, playing Jazzpunk reminds me of why I might have felt that way.
Stellaris, Allen's Vive Impressions, Star Wars: Rebellion (Boardgame), Navel Gazing, Amanda's Trivia, Your Audio Greetings, Favorite Memories, Drunken Maudlin and More!

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