Tag Archives: Polaris

What Is A Storygame?

I’m going to be moving soon. I’ve been lucky to live for the past few years in a city which has a deep and diverse pool of gaming communities, with enough space in the ecosystem for the weird little niches that … Continue reading

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The RPG Death Spiral

Possibly you’ve been here: the heroic PCs, on entering a village, smell something suspicious. They were meant to smell something suspicious, but they get the wrong end of the stick somehow, decide that the headman is a doppelganger spy, and attack him. … Continue reading

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MASSIVE CHALICE

MASSIVE CHALICE is, according to every reviewer ever, XCOM squad tactics meets Crusader Kings eugenics. These are two of my very favourite games, so obviously I had to check the thing out. For many, many years I have had an Ideal … Continue reading

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