Some of you may be aware that in my day job I work as a Theatre Technician. Long hours and evening and weekend shifts are hardly conducive to a great gaming schedule but sometimes my skillset can really help me elevate my gaming to the next level. In particular I’m talking about sound editing and cueing. For my birthday I will be giving myself the present of Mice & Mystics from Plaid Hat Games and I wanted to really amp up the storytelling aspect by adding some music and soun
Theodora sat upright in the little girl’s bed and rubbed her glass eyes. “Wake up everyone.” She called “Our girl is asleep and the witching hour is almost upon us.” Obediently the other stuffies did as they were told. Flops hopped up the bed her long ears flapping behind her as she did so. “Where to captain, my captain?” The eager young rabbit cried, donning her bow and quiver. “To the Fall, where else?” Theodora replied. “Not the Fall.” bemoaned Lumpy, the grumpy elephant.
Welcome back to the final Painting Stuffed Fables article. Sorry it's taken me so long to get around to finishing this series, but we finally arrive at the evil Crepitus. Throughout this paint job I do a lot of wet blending, which is a technique of placing down layers of paint, usually starting quiet dark and working up to a lighter highlight without allowing the previous coat to dry. By its nature you have to work quickly which makes it tricky to photograph. I've used this t
It’s a beautiful bank holiday weekend here in the UK but even when the sun is shining we still find the time to play some games. This weekend we went on an adventure, my usual gaming buddies were doing grown up things, like attending weddings or working away so this weekend I was playing games with my little brother and we decided to play Stuffed Fables. Stuffed Fables is a storytelling game with a dice driven action system. Each story takes place in a storybook, a spiral bou
In the following review I will be talking about the Summoner Wars system rather than any specific decks. A while back Plaid Hat games had a sale on the original base sets for Summoner Wars, $10 a pop, plus another $10 postage. This worked as about half of the UK retail price and this included shipping from the US to my front door. So, like an idiot, I only bought the one set! I had prejudged Summoner Wars because of the production value (which I’ll talk about lower down), but