Card Game Review : Reef Stakes (2018)

Card Game Review : Reef Stakes (2018)

Category : News & Reviews
Date : September 7, 2019
Reef Stakes is a Malaysian coral reef-themed card placement game for 3-6 players with some strong conservation content. So I played it with a conservationist! The game introduces people to the complex issues of coastal development and protecting Malaysia’s coral reefs. Reef Stakes was designed,...
Who is Naja Yusoff?

Who is Naja Yusoff?

Date : July 7, 2019
Naja Yusoff is an advocate for roleplaying games, and their benefits in encouraging reading and learning, at Perbadanan Kota Buku in Malaysia. Earlier this year, she organised a workshop on "Gamification of Storytelling" together with Vivae Boardgame Cafe.
Actual Play: The Strings of Fate

Actual Play: The Strings of Fate

Category : Actual Play
Date : June 15, 2019
I first stumbled across The Strings of Fate by Takuma Okada while I was looking through the physical games section on itch.io. I had picked out a few games for Kai and I to play and we decided to start with this because it seemed...
Our Actual Play Adventures!

Our Actual Play Adventures!

Category : Actual Play
Date : May 29, 2019
Hi everyone, this is Elisha. This is my very first blog post on Role Over Play Dead. It has been a rather exciting set of past months as Kai Poh has been in game design mode, creating awesome RPGs on itch.io. A fire seemed to...
Mixed Up in a #SadMechJam

Mixed Up in a #SadMechJam

Date : April 27, 2019
The story of a game jam and the RPG designers it inspired – including Role Over Play Dead. gonna make a sad one player mech game called “here in your arms” and it’s about driving your lover’s gundam — John R. Harness (@cartweel) January 19,...
Ravnica Weekend Event: Through Krenko’s Way

Ravnica Weekend Event: Through Krenko’s Way

Date : March 9, 2019
On the weekend of 9th to 11th November, dungeon masters around the world (including in Malaysia) ran a special Dungeons & Dragons adventure, Krenko’s Way, at various game shops. This Ravnica Weekend event was intended to promote the first book combining D&D with the Magic:...
Who is Darren Tan?

Who is Darren Tan?

Date : December 25, 2018
I recently had the chance to speak with digital artist Darren Tan, a Malaysian creator who has made it big in the board game and RPG scene. His dynamic and dramatic artwork is seen around the world in games like Star Wars: X-Wing, Star Wars:...


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