Archive for May, 2015

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The Game Tavern

Early in February this year Grand DM revealed his latest completed project on his blog, Ultanya. He called it The Game Tavern, and is a stunning refurbishment of a room in his house to make it look like a fantasy tavern. The overhaul isn’t just cosmetic, the room contains, among other things, a working bar […]

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They took my blood, they took my car

It was an agonising wait, but the other night I finally saw Mad Max: Fury Road. I have been looking forward to this movie, ever since I read that 80% of it is done in practical effects. Anyone who knows the kinds of movies I love knows that I am a hopeless sucker for practical […]

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Sentinel Tactics tournaments in Australia

From the 23rd of May until the 28th of June, Greater Than Games is running a series of tournaments for Sentinel Tactics. They will be held primarily on the east coast of Australia, in Melbourne, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney. You can either come as a team of three, or you can be teamed up […]

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Chris Avellone talks Codename: Van Buren

Episode 48 of the Gamer’s Tavern sees Chris Avellone talk about Codename: Van Buren, the game that was supposed to become Fallout 3. Because of a shoestring budget, the bulk of the Van Buren mechanics were created as a tabletop RPG for testing purposes. Chris talks about the Van Buren project, RPG games, and generally […]