#Malaysia

Maelstrom LARP: Live-Action Roleplaying in Malaysia!
Maelstrom LARP: Live-Action Roleplaying in Malaysia!

Maelstrom, Malaysia’s First Fantasy Live-Action Roleplaying (LARP) Event, is ending its first year with a bang! On 26-27 November, Malaysia’s live-action roleplayers will gather at the Sungai Chongkak Park & Resort in Hulu Langat for Maelstrom II: Refuge. In this weekend-long event, gamers will play the role of mighty warriors and cunning wizards fighting to survive in a shattered magical world. And they’ll do it dressed in style.   LARP, the Lowdown For…

Trail of Cthulhu: Bookhounds of London Episode 2
Trail of Cthulhu: Bookhounds of London Episode 2

What: Bookhounds of London Episode 2 When: 4 September 2016 Where: Wira Games & Hobbies     Wira Games and Hobbies has been very accommodating to our gaming group, setting aside tables that would otherwise be used for Warhammer miniatures so that we have a place to play. Although there is no table charge for roleplaying, there is limited space and we appreciate the generosity. Bookhounds of London Episode 2, Summary For the next…

RPG 101: The Warren and Dungeons & Dragons
RPG 101: The Warren and Dungeons & Dragons

What: RPG 101 When: 2 September 2016 Where: All Aboard Community Gaming Centre     RPG 101 with Rabbits and a Farm of Doom After being contacted on Facebook by some young folk who wanted to learn to play RPGs, I arranged for a demo session one Friday night at All Aboard Community Gaming Centre. At heart, an RPG demo is about getting players to have fun playing in the story together. Although Chern,…

Trail of Cthulhu: Bookhounds of London Episode 1
Trail of Cthulhu: Bookhounds of London Episode 1

What: Bookhounds of London Episode 1 When: 27 August 2016 Where: Wira Games & Hobbies     Bookhounds of London Episode 1, Summary I’ve been a fan of Kenneth Hite’s Trail of Cthulhu RPG for years, and the Bookhounds of London supplement is perhaps the finest product ever written for ToC. Aside from an abortive attempt to run a Bookhounds game on Storium some years back, I’ve never had a chance to explore…

Aug 2016 | Roll for Initiative! at All Aboard Publika Station
Aug 2016 | Roll for Initiative! at All Aboard Publika Station

What: Roll for Initiative! When: Sunday 21 August 2016 Where: All Aboard Publika Station, Publika Mall Who: All Aboard Community Gaming Centre     Ready, Coffee, Go! Roll For Initiative! The tantalising scents of premium coffee wafted up through the main hall of Publika Mall on this fine day in August. The coffee promotion that was sure to draw the crowds, so the local RPG community arranged a series of game…

April 2016 | Beta-Con 1.0 at KDU University College
April 2016 | Beta-Con 1.0 at KDU University College

What: Beta-Con 1.0 When: Saturday-Sunday 23-24 April 2016 Where: KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie Campus Who: KDU University     KDU University College held Beta-Con 1.0 to promote tabletop gaming and showcase the talents of its game design students. Each team had to create a board game or card game and demonstrate it at the convention in order to get feedback from the public. A Very Public Beta Test Although attendance was…

March 2016 | RPG Demos at Geek Con Malaysia
March 2016 | RPG Demos at Geek Con Malaysia

What: Geek Con Malaysia When: Saturday-Sunday 19-20 March 2016 Where: KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie Campus Who: Geek Convention     Geek Con Malaysia was loud, bustling and full of geekdom. This event at KDU University College in Utropolis Glenmarie managed to pack a whole lot of comics fans, merchandise stalls, artists and cosplayers into a single hall. On one hand, I thought the noise, especially during stage events, was overwhelming. On…

Jan 2016 | Game Mana?! at Pesta Selangor
Jan 2016 | Game Mana?! at Pesta Selangor

What: Game Mana?! When: Saturday-Sunday 16-17 January 2016 Where: One Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama Who: All Aboard Community Gaming Centre   On a weekend in January 2016, the local RPG community teamed up with All Aboard Community Gaming Centre for Game Mana. The event introduced tabletop games to the public at the popular One Utama mall, the largest shopping mall in Malaysia. This was part of the Pesta Selangor fair, which featured…

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