Tag Archives: Go Play NW

Bluebeard’s Bride

OK, lemme tell you about my favourite session at Go Play Northwest. Bluebeard’s Bride (Whitney Beltrán, Marissa Kelly, Sarah Richardson) is a Powered by the Apocalypse game about feminine horror. The story always loosely follows the fairy-tale, with play focused around … Continue reading

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Diadem

I’ve been eager to play Diadem (Max Hervieux) since Max told me about it at last year’s Go Play NW, and this year I just decided to run it myself. It’s a game with a very specific historical focus: the … Continue reading

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The Mind of Margaret

Awright. Going over some of the more noteworthy things I played at Go Play NW this year: The Mind of Margaret (Drew Besse) is a storygame in which the players all play different emotions (or other motivating drives) of a single character. … Continue reading

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A Year Without Zombies 7: Bring Out Your Dead

(For 2015, I am trying to avoid playing any games or consuming any static media with zombies in them. My reasons, and other fun things like ‘what exactly counts as a zombie?’, are explained here.) The Steam summer sale entirely failed … Continue reading

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Fall of Magic

The immediate draw of Ross Cowman’s successfully-Kickstarted storygame Fall of Magic is that it’s a really cool artifact: the game comes as a physical scroll of silk-screened cloth, which you unroll to reveal a map as the story progresses. The act … Continue reading

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Cheat Your Own Adventure

Go Play NW is a Seattle-based con for playing games; there’s an emphasis on indie and narrative-oriented role-playing games, but there are usually some board and card games in the mix. I love it because, not having any vendors, it’s … Continue reading

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GPNW: Danger Patrol, Capes

Earlier this summer, I spent the weekend at Go Play NW, a Seattle storygaming-and-friends con. Go Play turns out to be pretty much a perfect con for me – very modest in scale, a strong focus on structured activities, almost completely non-commercial, a … Continue reading

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