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Gaming in the Wild: World Championship of Space Boats!

I’m often amazed at our little world. Thousands of people are out there enjoying our hobby and helping fund its momentum forward to new innovations and growth throughout the years. Through the varied ways that we express our geekdoms, we are constantly finding ways to expand our coverage and bring new people into the fold. […]

Gaming in the Wild: The Perfect Weekend…For Crime

Last year around this time I got to have a fun weekend away with some old friends and new ones (Gaming in the Wild: You Never Forget your First, and Making New Memories with Old Friends). Guess what, we are doing it again! Except this time my community partner Mike will be playing and I […]

Gaming in the Wild: What’s in the Box?

This past weekend I had the exciting pleasure of hosting my first in-store game demo. It was four hours of nervous energy, trial and error and adaptation. The following covers my approach and results and my opinions on what purpose a hosted demo serves to the brick and mortar community…

Gaming in the Wild: Celebration Day

Last week I profiled three amazing ways that we as gamers can use our passion for rolling funny shaped dice and meeples to give back to the world around us. This week I want to talk about two more ways that gamers come together to celebrate our culture and hobby en masse…

Gaming in the Wild: X-Win!

I’m going to take a quick break from my PC creation series to discuss an amazing first time experience I had this weekend, and the power of local gaming communities and brick and mortar stores working together to build new friendships. It doesn’t hurt that I did very well for myself…

Angry Rants: And Then…

Recently, as you may know if your one of the masochists willing to follow me on Twitter (@TheAngryGM), I saw a very popular, much anticipated blockbuster movie. That everyone seemed to love. And, I think my cousin, who is the only human being whose opinions I trust besides my own, put it best. “I was […]

potelbat Ep. 119 “Answers I”

Right. They missed a lot of episodes in December so Sammy and Brian are going to make it up to you in this episode right here. We tackle questions from Adam and David and Alex and Ben and Eric. All of whom sent in questions to the Ask potelbat thread in our forums. Nearly an […]

potelbat Ep. 118 “Just Catching Up”

Nothing important going on here, just a couple of friends catching up after a busy month of holidays and obligations. As you do, if you haven’t had a chance to talk to your gaming buddies for a while, for instance. We manage to touch on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, New Year’s Resolutions, games we […]

Gaming in the Wild: With a Little Help…

Many of us find ourselves in deeper waters at times. And many times, we are fairly certain that given enough time, our grit and determination will see us through to become the experts that we know we are. However, I’m sure you’ve found that after a while, all you really get is tired, and it’s […]

potelbat Ep. 117 “Showcase: Tales from the Hydian Way”

This episode of potebat is a little different. We do a lot of neat stuff at The Mad Adventurers Society. Other podcasts for instance. Ben, Joshua, and David produce the Tales from the Hydian Way podcast. The show helps you bring your Star Wars RPG stories to life by finding ways to use the rules […]