Playing Symbaroum

A couple of weeks ago I played Symbaroum for the first time. I had never heard of the game, had no idea of what it was about and quite honestly would have preferred to play something else. One of the options originally floated had been Adventures in Middle Earth, a game I am keen on, […]

The Black Hack Review

Among the several anniversaries I somehow neglected to celebrate on the blog this year was the fortieth of my first encounter with Dungeons and Dragons, back when it came in three tiny booklets in a white box. I bring it up now because reading The Black Hack takes me right back to my student days […]

Path of Fire Take Two

So we’re a couple of weeks into the Guild Wars 2 expansion Path of Fire now and I have had enough time to do a bit of exploration, acquire all the mounts and even try out a couple of elite specs, the Scourge and the Deadeye. I’ve wandered over all the major zones from the […]

On the Path of Fire

Last Friday at around 6pm Prague time, Path of Fire, the latest expansion for Guild Wars 2 went live. As you can probably tell from my use of an exact local time, I was there, en route to the Crystal Desert as fast as my little virtual legs would carry me. What was it like? […]