Author Archives: David Carlton

Gaming Session: LotR Card Game, November 17, 2022

We’re playing the Lord of the Rings card game on Thursday. Gameplay on Dragncards, voice chat over Discord; 8:30 EST / 7:30 CST / 5:30 PST.

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Symposium: Dicey Dungeons, November 3, 2022

This month we’re going to discuss Dicey Dungeons. Its store page describes it as a “deckbuilding roguelike”; do we think that a characterization of it as a dice-based deckbuilding roguelike accurately covers what’s interesting about the game, or is there … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Lord of the Rings Card Game, November 27, 2022

We’re returning to the LotR card game this week. Depending on who’s there, we’ll either keep on going with the game with Roger and me that’s turned into a complete disaster, or the game with Roger, Steve, and me that … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Lord of the Rings Card Game, September 22, 2022

We’ll be playing more Lord of the Rings this Thursday; 8:30pm EDT / 7:30pm CDT / 5:30pm PDT, Discord plus Dragncards.

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Gaming Session: LotR Card Game, August 18, 2022

We’re playing the LotR card game again this week; voice chat over Discord, game on Dragncards, 8:30pm EDT, 7:30pm CDT, 5:30pm PDT.

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Gaming Session: LotR Card Game, July 28, 2022

More LotR today; we’ll decide depending on who’s there as to whether to continue an existing game or start a new one. Usual time/place, gameplay on Dragncards.

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Symposium: The Forgotten City, July 7, 2022

For our July symposium, we’re discussing The Forgotten City. I’d like to relate that to our recent discussion of time loop games, and in particular to talk about the game’s affordances for that sort of puzzle. And talking about Roman … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: LotR Card Game, June 23, 2022

We’ll try to make more progress escaping from Moria this Thursday.

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Gaming Session: LotR Card Game, June 16, 2022

We’ll play the LotR Card game on Thursday; I think the plan is to try to escape from Moria again? At least hopefully we will; I’m on my iPad, we’ll see how well DragnCards works there. (I do have a … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: The Lord of the Rings Card Game,  May 26, 2022

More Lord of the Rings Card Game this month. I think the plan is to take another swing at the third Moria battle; we failed miserably at it last month, maybe we’ll do better this time? (Probably not, though…) Voice … Continue reading

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