Items tagged tabletop

What should I be sensitive to when western or Deadlands gaming?

This weekend the community discusses another thorny issue. Having just completed a novella that features Native American main characters in a sci-fi setting with themes of colonization, I'm glad to have friends who can advise about issues like this. Failing that, two things help: knowing history, and remembering that people are people: a very diverse bunch, even within the same social or ethnic groups. In other words, no stereotyping. It's a good start.

Tags: tabletop, rpg, representation

The Top 10 Infamous (Tabletop) RPGs

Some lessons to learn there.

Tags: tabletop, rpg, history

DriveThruRPG Post-Brexit?

Tags: tabletop, business

The Mysterious Origins of Mastermind, the Codebreaking Board Game

It was an international sensation. It made an appearance in Fallout. It helped create the field of cybersecurity. But where did it come from?

Tags: classic, history, tabletop

Pennywise, Pound Senseless

Using horror movie characters as a case study in (tabletop) game design.

Tags: case study, game design, rpg, tabletop