Well, this year did start quite strange, after a few days at home, I’ve spent the first day at work, was fully engaged and felt fit – just to spend the 5th at home with an upset stomach after a rough night. That said, with the three plush-cuddle-roughnecks everyday is a real pleasure. seeing them […]Read more "2021 – starting with Doctor Sleep"
Another day in Amsterdam, our third day started as the others before – with an excellent breakfast. This time we were heading for the Bakers & Roasters, only to find a long queue in front of it and quickly deciding it did not look special enough to wait in line. I think it was a […]Read more "Amsterday – day three"
It felt good to sleep a little bit longer than yesterday. Juli decided to set her alarm for 08:00 – approximately 50 minutes before sunrise, wondering how it could still be that dark on the outside. We’ve seen our hosts for a few moments this morning when we already had decided to go for our […]Read more "Amsterdam – day two"
Woohoo, it’s a city trip end of the year, since we “received” or forced an invitation by my good friend Emiel and his lovely family. With our journey to Emmeloord at hand, we decided to celebrate New Year with our friends and take the opportunity to see a little bit of this wonderful metropolis Amsterdam […]Read more "Amsterdam – day one"
Warhammer 40k, maybe you can describe the setting itself best with one word, as the ultimate Dystopia. 41st millenium and humankind had gained a lot in technology over the time but even more have they forgotten. If you’re not familiar with the setting, I’m sure you find 1001 pages like the wh and wh40k lexicanum. […]Read more "Dark Heresy – playtest review"
The advantage of keeping blogs in my reader even if I never meet the people again is, every once in a while when I’m having a little bit of time, it’s really hard – not – to find a game of creative idea in a blog. Put your music player on shuffle. Press forward for […]Read more "Blog-game (the next chapter)"
There are these special characters in the life of a roleplaying-gamer. When you first play them you know they are so very enjoyable, when you share them they’re almost everytime good for some smiles or laughter and you know you’re going to have some fun even before the adventure really starts… Talarian (black) circle mage […]Read more "Talarian and the misty swamps [pt. 1]"
The Imaginations of Doctor Parnassus, maybe to be subtitled with “in memorial Heath Ledger” was yesterday’s pre-premiere at our local cinema and I was curious. I started headfirst into the movie, only having a (very) rough idea of what this all was about, feeling quite comfortable with the german translation of the title which hinted […]Read more "Quickreview: Dr. Parnassus"
…or – howto improve your combat experience It’s probably 15 years ago, when we played a lot of games after school and on weekends. Back then we were pretty inexperienced and it was a different – drive. When I was younger, I think most of us were powermongers in one or more ways. Mostly it […]Read more "I hit AC 16 and do 11 damage…"
Playing dungeon master in roleplaying games on a regular base is something that will take you from the lowest depths of the Abyss, Baator, Hell, Hades and the Grey Wastes of Gehenna right to the top of Mount Celestia, the Heavens, Arcadia and all the other planes you can, or can not (yet) think of. […]Read more "The Pinnacle"