GenCon 2016 Game review – Ice Cool At a glance – School is almost out in Antarctica but a few of the penguins are too hungry to wait! They skip out on class and, racing through the hallways, make their way to the cafeteria to grab an afternoon snack. Will they make it before being […]
Interviews – EP 17 – Ice Cool
Topic – Live from GenCon 2016! I was able to spend a few minutes talking with Egils Grasmanis From Brain Games about their new, super fun dexterity games “Ice Cool” We talk a little about the design process and how the idea for one of the most popular casual games of the year came to be. […]
Game Review – Mr. Game!
GenCon 2016 Game review – Mr. Game! At a glance – Part board game, part social experiment, all chaos… Mr. Game! challenges nearly every convention of the classic roll and move board game. This modern spin on retro style gaming has become a family favorite for game night at my house. It checks boxes that […]
Interviews – EP 16- Frank DiCola
Topic – I was finally able to sit down with Frank DiCola, the creator of Mr. Game!, one of my favorite family games EVER! In this episode, we discuss Mr. Game!, the nature of its design, and some house rules. Frank also gives a little insight into Kickstarter and we discuss some of the hurdles […]
GenCon 2016 – Overview
Indianapolis – The numbers are in… Yet another record shredding year for GenCon 2016! The “Best Four Days in Gaming” in the past few years. This year’s show featured more than 500 exhibitors, along with continued growth of turnstile attendance with more than 201,000 attendees, a sold out pre-show Trade Day program with more than […]
Syrinscape Now Integrated with D20Pro
With the growing popularity of RPG’s utilizing a virtual table top, This is BIG news! I received this press release yesterday and pass it on to you now… For additional information, contact Jenny Bendel. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SYRINSCAPE AND D20PRO ANNOUNCE NEW INTEGRATION FOR PLAYING ROLEPLAYING GAMES FASTER, BIGGER, AND ANYWHERE,NOW WITH SOUND Award-Winning Syrinscape […]
Conan RPG Kickstarter
Our good friend Chris Birch is at it again. This time he’s bringing the big guns…a Conan RPG! You’ll want to get in on this as I’m sure that it’s going to be HUGE! Robert E. Howard’s Conan: Adventures In An Age Undreamed Of Kickstarter has LAUNCHED!!! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/robert-e-howards-conan-roleplaying-game We are almost HALFWAY through the first […]
What!? Weird War One – Savage Worlds!!
Ok, Those of you who follow me know how much I absolutely love Savage Worlds. Those of you who are new to the site… I absolutely love Savage Worlds! This Kickstarter looks fantastic! Make sure you look at the contribution levels because, as usual, Savage Worlds has positively nailed the price point! This one’s only […]
Gen Con Pre-Registration In One Week!
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time again… Gen Con 2016! Once again, we at CarpeGM.net are planning to attend the biggest four days in gaming August 4th,through 7th. Below, I bequeath unto you the press release with all pertinent information. Reminder: Badge and Housing Registration Opens in One Week It’s almost here! Badge Pre-Registration begins […]
Extra Lives Play – Far Cry 4
Kyle & Kyle sit down and dig into Far Cry 4. Traveling the Kyrat countryside, meeting the locals, fighting wolves, eating crab rangoon, and surviving avalanches. It’s a weird place. Note: This video was almost scrapped due to an user audio issue. Sorry if the commentary is a little sub par. That person has been […]