Roll 6 or Die: Review – Heroes Wanted

When I reviewed Sentinels of the Multiverse, I lamented the lack of superhero-themed tabletop games outside of deckbuilders and CCGs; particularly those where you control a single hero. Little did I know that an answer to this cry, with an entirely appropriate name, had already launched on Kickstarter and smashed its funding target nearly five… Continue reading Roll 6 or Die: Review – Heroes Wanted

Roll 6 or Die: Review – A Study In Emerald

A Study In Emerald is a game about a ‘secret war’ set during the late Victorian era in a world ruled by the Lovecraftian ‘Old Ones’ and features Sherlock Holmes characters, (double) agents, assassinations, city takeovers as well as zombies, vampires and even Cthulhu himself. If that premise alone doesn’t have you intrigued then stop… Continue reading Roll 6 or Die: Review – A Study In Emerald

Roll 6 or Die: Review – Sentinels of the Multiverse

Having recently received its latest expansion, Vengeance, and with a Kickstarted tactical hex-grid combat continuation of the series on the way, now seems like a good time to take a look at Sentinels of the Multiverse as it stands. This will function as both a brief overview of the game and its expansions as well… Continue reading Roll 6 or Die: Review – Sentinels of the Multiverse

Firefly: The Game – Starter’s Guide, Part 4 – Supply Planets & Supplies

Money so pretty, you'll want it for that reason alone.
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Firefly: The Game - Starter's Guide

Welcome to Part 4! This contains a look at the various Supply Planets and their respective deck make-ups, examples of Supplies and some extra details, an explanation of the mechanics when it comes to buying, and the acknowledgements for all the folks who helped in putting this guide together.

Firefly: The Game – Starter’s Guide, Part 3 – Contacts, Solid Rep, Jobs & Misbehaving

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Firefly: The Game - Starter's Guide

In Part 3, we will take a look at the Contacts who provide our Jobs as well as some examples of the Jobs themselves, and get an idea of what Misbehaving entails. Just be aware, this part’s quite a long’un…

Firefly: The Game – Starter’s Guide, Part 1 – Basics, Leaders, Actions & Ships

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Firefly: The Game - Starter's Guide

Firefly: The Game is fairly nuanced and features a wieldy rulebook. To aid new players in making sense of things, or to give potential buyers a substantially in-depth look at how it plays, this is a comprehensive four-part guide on everything a player should know.

Roll 6 or Die: Review – Firefly: The Game

It went down a storm during its first appearance at GenCon in August, selling out almost immediately and continues to fly off shelves since general release. A closer look reveals that it isn’t entirely undeserving of all the positive buzz and popularity, but requires a strong love of its theme along with a considerable amount… Continue reading Roll 6 or Die: Review – Firefly: The Game

Great Game Music of 2013

And so, after the end of another year full of great games both big and small, here we are to put together a collection of some of our favourite music that got piped into our earholes while playing them. Runthemusic is a safe haven for musicians to read about their next guitar or piano. GREGG… Continue reading Great Game Music of 2013

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Out Of The Shadows

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is the best TMNT game there has ever been. If that sounds like faint praise: it is. Even though the game pushes the boundaries of what to expect from a low-budget, licensed beat ’em up, by working the strengths of the franchise into fairly deep gameplay, it… Continue reading Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Out Of The Shadows

My Game of the Year: Mass Effect 3

It’s probably apt that I reached my GOTY decision in a partly mechanical manner. In lieu of my final choice doing anything particularly outstanding, my 130+ hours in its multiplayer mode stands as a testament to its lasting entertainment value and elevated it above other close contenders. Yep, I never expected to be basing my… Continue reading My Game of the Year: Mass Effect 3