Roll the Inflatable d20!

n Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition, Halflings have a certain wonderful ability (or annoying ability, if you’re a Dungeon Master) to reroll a “second chance” once per encounter. Basically, if an attacker rolled a critical 20 on him, he has the opportunity to yell “REROLL” at the...

You’ve Never Seen A Weird Gaming Dice Set Like This Before

If you’re a regular tabletop gamer, and if you’re here you probably are – you’ve probably had to explain what those “weird dice” were to your mundane family and friends. “This one is for rolling initiative, and this one is -” “What’s...

Play With The Ladies of Star Wars

We geeks don’t stop until we know it all. So if you’ve been playing poker with the same people for a while, you learn their tells. John always rubs his right eye when he’s got pocket aces, Mike always blinks uncontrollably when he’s bluffing, Jimmy always gnaws on his upper lip when...

Thought only babies played with colored blocks? Think again…in fact think Spatially!

In the battle of board games we find that the most minimalist survive. A game with few rules that allows you to focus on pure strategy is sometimes much more satisfying than a game with dozens of rules that takes hours to learn. The Inverse Spatial Logic Game has only three rules. It is very proud of itself....

Your Hand = 8-Bit Oven Mitt?

When you’re an 8-bit sprite, and your life consists of jumping over locomotive mushrooms, or eating pills in a maze, or even blasting alien invaders from space out of the pixellated sky, your days can be stressful. In the evening, when your day of quarter-driven entertainment is done, most 8-bit...

Xtensor Gamer Hand Exerciser

You’ve got the greatest gaming rig out there. You’ve spent a lot of money on it – now it’s a monolithic liquid-nitrogen-cooled monstrosity capable of pumping out smoother 3D video than real-life. Your pointing device is sensitive to a billion dpi, and your keyboard has a customized...

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