Tag: Tabletop

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Card Wars: Perfect Tabletop Game

Tabletop games are hot. Hipsters everywhere will tell you about their favorite bar’s Settlers of Catan nights. Reddit has brought the Target exclusive Oregon Trail card game to our attention, which will surely tap into the same nostalgia pipeline Pokémon GO was been mining. Even our favorite shows know how great tabletop gaming is: The Dungeons…

why i game

Why I Game: Trying to Try

I’m not a gamer. I don’t think I could check the “gamer” box if asked to fill out some sort of imaginary label survey for my life. I play games, mostly the tabletop and board variety, but I wouldn’t call myself a gamer. Maybe it’s an unfair assumption or stereotype that I have and that…

Al Rosenberg Games Section

Sex and the Dungeons

I think roleplaying and sex are two intimately entwined concepts. Even when we’re not discussing that kind of roleplaying, I’ve found it to be true that sexual dynamics are likely to rise whenever a group of adults is cooped up together for an extended period of time. Add to that the tempting factor of veiled…

Al Rosenberg Games Section

Ode to the Character Sheet

Hello, and welcome to Roles to Play, a new column about roleplaying games! I’m really excited to start this column and share with you some experiences and thoughts about a topic I’m this passionate about. I’ve been playing tabletop RPGs since I was a teenager, and while ten-hour Middle Earth roleplaying sessions were not how most…

Competitive Women in Pokémon the Trading Card Game

The Pokémon Trading Card Game National Championships are just around the corner. So what does that mean for competitive TCG players? April and May were filled with the trials and tribulations of State Championships and Regionals. These events are how competitive players gain points and hope to qualify to compete in Nationals, and score invitations…

Pokémon XY Fates Collide TCG Expansion

The Pokémon XY Fates Collide Expansion is set to hit shelves May 2nd in the United States. The set is already out in Japan with the title Awakening of the Psychic King (めざめる超王) and some cards are available via pre-release events through participating Pokémon Play hosts.  The set will feature 120 new cards and will fall…

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