Castle Dice Review
Sep26

Castle Dice Review

A Medevial Game of Dice, Barnyard Animals, and Barbarians As I spoke about a few months back about Origins, Castle Dice is an amazing game. I’ve finally gotten around to getting a copy and providing a full review for you guys and I hope you wind up liking the game as much as I do. The basic premise of Castle Dice is that you’re trying to build the best castle in the land, you do so by gathering resources (via drafting...

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The Gazebo’s 1d12 Gaming Portents of 2013
Jan01

The Gazebo’s 1d12 Gaming Portents of 2013

 The Gazebo gazes into his Obsidian Orb of Opinionated Portents and recites to you what it sees forthcoming for this, the 2013th year of our polyhedral lord. Now that Dungeon World is finally finished and floating around in the wild, more people will become aware of it. There will be some great content put out for it by bloggers and small press, but ultimately the game will remain polarizing for lots of gamers. Its old school charm...

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Gencon Tips for Gamer Parents
Jul20

Gencon Tips for Gamer Parents

Hindsight Has 20/20 Darkvision My husband and I have only brought our son to one convention, not only was it our first GenCon, but it was our first convention ever. At the time our little boy was 4 and our daughter was too young to even debate bringing with, so we figured it would be a breeze. In hindsight we still had a great time but there were definitely things we would have done differently, especially now that we have 2 kids. So,...

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My Gencon 2011 Schedule
Jul25

My Gencon 2011 Schedule

Here’s what I’ll be doing Daily while at Gencon 2011 It’s getting close enough to Gencon that it’s about time I reveal my schedule to those who might want to get a hold of me at the convention. So here’s where I plan on being for the most part. You can always catch me on twitter as well so if you’d like to meet up or say hey just shoot a tweet over to @DreadGazeebo or @ObsidianPortal. I hope to see...

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Ennies, Fourthcore, Gencon and the Soul-Stealing Character Builder
Jul13

Ennies, Fourthcore, Gencon and the Soul-Stealing Character Builder

Now in ‘Ennie Nominated’ Flavor! I’m very proud to announce that 2 things I’m very wrapped up in have been nominated for a total of 3 Ennie Awards this year! Both Obsidian Portal (Best Website) and Revenge of the Iron Lich (Best Adventure, Best Free Product) received nominations and I’m absolutely floored! I wrote quite a bit about this on my personal blog earlier in the week so I won’t drone on...

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