How We Became Roleplayers

How We Became Roleplayers

Date : October 4, 2018
I recently had a chance to talk about the local RPG scene in an interview with CJ Leung for his YouTube channel, Don’t Stop Thinking. As I explained, Malaysian roleplayers are into a lot of RPGs: Dungeons & Dragons, Vampire: the Masquerade, Call of Cthulhu,...
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.    ...
Who is Gray Ham?

Who is Gray Ham?

Date : September 20, 2018
Gray Ham is a tabletop and geek community organiser in the Malaysian gaming scene. In addition to managing numerous online pages and groups for tabletop gaming, he has served as Local Coordinator for Malaysia’s Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers League. Gray has been instrumental in building...
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...
Who is Khairul Hisham?

Who is Khairul Hisham?

Date : July 2, 2018
Khairul Hisham is a gamer geek living and working in Malaysia’s northernmost state, Perlis. In addition to his work as a freelance illustrator for the gaming industry, Hisham works hard as a university academic, using roleplaying games to teach. And he’s the most kickass Star...
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...


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