UK Games Expo 2022: Good to be back!

What a build up, what a sense of excitement, the first proper Expo since 2019! With the two games I was running prepped and ready to run, my checklist fully checked (I do lists for pretty much everything), hotel and parking tickets printed and bags packed I was good to go. Expo offers a lot … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2022: Good to be back!

2021 Review

I started 2021 believing it could only be better than 2020. On the gaming front there definitely was an improvement with a significant amount of face to face gaming, but life in general continued to be pretty lousy, including 5 months of furlough (ok, being paid not to work isn't too bad), redundancy, wrong step … Continue reading 2021 Review

Grogmeat 2021, the meatiest yet

You've heard it all before... "can't wait for this", "more excited than a kid on Christmas eve", "will be brilliant to catch up with people". But this time every sentiment like this carried the hopes of Grognards everywhere. Missing the face to face Grogmeet in 2020, we were desperate for this one, we needed our … Continue reading Grogmeat 2021, the meatiest yet

Owlbear and Wizard’s Staff Con 2021

In the lead up to #OBaWS I was expecting something to go wrong; we'd go into another lockdown or I'd test positive for Covid. It was with true joy and relief that a couple of weekends ago I arrived in Leamington Spa and walked from my digs to meet fellow Grognards at the Royal Pug, … Continue reading Owlbear and Wizard’s Staff Con 2021

2019 Review

In preparation for this I was reading my review of 2018 - it showed a very busy game filled year. I'm pretty certain though that 2019 has been even busier, with more games, more cons, meeting more gamers, all great stuff. Once again Roll20 played a massive part in my gaming life, in fact apart … Continue reading 2019 Review