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,...
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,...
Magic Swords V0.2 by Ben Chong @OneRudeFlowers

Magic Swords V0.2 by Ben Chong @OneRudeFlowers

Date : September 30, 2018
Malaysia’s own Ben Chong has created a very small roleplaying game called Magic Swords. It’s a cutting-edge hack of Grant Howitt’s brilliant microgame, Honey Heist. But instead of playing criminal bears, you take on the roles of enchanted weaponry attempting to escape prison.    ...
Cardgame Review : Pasaraya (2018)

Cardgame Review : Pasaraya (2018)

Date : September 1, 2018
The most important lesson of Pasaraya: Supermarket Manager is that running a supermarket is like solving a fiendishly complicated programming puzzle. I’m not saying that you can actually boil down every business factor into processes and formulas, but that’s just the feeling I get after...
RPG Review : Flotsam Draft Rules (2018)

RPG Review : Flotsam Draft Rules (2018)

Category : News & Reviews
Date : August 4, 2018
Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars is a GMless and diceless roleplaying game by Josh Fox (Lovecraftesque), being funded via Kickstarter now. Players portray street-level denizens of the shady underbelly of a space station, facing various threats and developing their interpersonal relationships. Think Deadwood or The...
Cardgame Review : Vangorro (2017)

Cardgame Review : Vangorro (2017)

Date : June 19, 2018
Vangorro is a complete, two-player fantasy battle card game from local game creator Max Tong. Last year, at the age of 10, Max became possibly the youngest published tabletop game designer in Malaysia with the first release of Vangorro, subtitled “Warriors VS HobNogs.” Max illustrated...
RPG Review : Cthulhu Dark (2017)

RPG Review : Cthulhu Dark (2017)

Category : News & Reviews
Date : June 3, 2018
Cthulhu Dark is a simple, stripped-down roleplaying game of cosmic horror written by Graham Walmsley (Cthulhu Apocalypse, Stealing Cthulhu, Play Unsafe), Kathryn Jenkins (various articles at Final Thoughts of a Murdered Guard) and Helen Gould (Classic Monsterhearts, “The Sores” in Fear’s Sharp Little Needles). Although the...
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