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Gaming Session: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, April 14, 2022

Our LotR game fell through last Thursday, so we’ll try again this Thursday. (Voice chat over Discord at 8:30pm EDT / 7:30pm CDT / 5:30pm PDT, game play on DragnCards.)

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Gaming Session: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, April 7, 2022

We made it partway through the second Moria mission on Thursday, ending with a glorious defeat of a cave troll; we’ll continue our quest this coming Thursday as well. (Voice chat over Discord at 8:30pm EDT / 7:30pm CDT / … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, March 31, 2022

We’re continuing our exploration of Moria in the Lord of the Rings card game. Thursday at 8:30pm EST / 7:30pm CST / 5:30pm PST, voice chat over Discord, gameplay on DragnCards.

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Symposium: Disco Elysium, February 3, 2022

For February, the game we’ll discuss is Disco Elysium. Personally, I’ve been thinking most about how an RPG behaves with no combat (but with tons of non-combat stat checks). But I imagine that we’ll also have a lot to say … Continue reading

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

We’ve been enjoying talking about the Lord of the Rings card game recently, and we think that Dragncards should let us play together online, so we’re going to try that out. The regular time: Thursday at 8:30pm EST / 7:30pm … Continue reading

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Symposium, 6 January 2022

I’m going to continue on with my symposium series about what I call the cooperative adventure card game. This time around, I’m hoping to zoom in on The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, though with the usual call … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: The Crew (June 24th, 2021)

In preparation of our July symposium on The Crew, we’re going to come together to take an inaugural flight with the game on Board Game Arena. 8:30pm EST / 5:30pm PST, with interstellar transmissions provided by Discord voice chat.

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Symposium and Playversation, 1 April 2021: Marvel Champions: The Card Game

We’ll continue exploring the Fantasy Flight Games cooperative Living Card Game (LCG) as a rogue-like epic occasion on Thursday, with a playversation streamed on my Twitch channel, if I can get it going. Here’s a post-series (follow back from the … Continue reading

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Symposium: Good Sudoku, January 7, 2021

For our first Symposium of 2021, we’re going to talk about Good Sudoku. Specifically, I’m interested in talking about how Good Sudoku tackles the question of developing skills necessary to successfully navigate a game’s procedurally generated terrain, by providing affordances … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Farewell to Minecraft, December 31, 2020

We’ve been building on our current Minecraft server pretty much monthly since December 2010; it’s been a good decade, but our energy levels are flagging a bit, so we’ve decided to declare victory. The saved data isn’t going anywhere, so … Continue reading

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