- [Ennead Games] Equipment Maker 4: Armour
- [Mongoose Publishing] Traveller: Pirates of Drinax: Ship Encounters
- [Mongoose Publishing] Traveller 2nd Edition
- [Ennead Games] Creature Description Generator Volume 7: Dwarf
- [Mongoose Publishing] Traveller: Pirates of Drinax: Gods of Marduk
- [Ennead Games] Name Maker Volume 2: Dwarfs
- North Star
- [Matakishi’s Tea House] The High Seas Hack
- [Mongoose Publishing] Traveller: The Pirates of Drinax
All posts by Baz King
This Gaming Life: Hooks in You
I’ve been thinking about how best to explain role playing games to people since the night I got home from my first session in 1979. Still not quite got it figured out. Luckily for me, it’s not...
- Posted November 4, 2015
I have reviewed loads of stuff in the past. Check out the archives of RPGnet, a few things on UKRPers, and if you have the notion, dig into your Valkyrie back issues. As a reputable and rascally...
- Posted February 12, 2015
This Gaming Life: Party of Smartness
The Smart Party started life as the remnants of three, maybe four gaming groups. We had all met through University and the years immediately following that sent us all scurrying back to the provinces to find work...
- Posted January 1, 2015
This Gaming Life: Sleeping in the Bath
I came to Cons quite late in my hobby career to be honest. No real reason for that, just a bit of an introvert I guess. University got me out of that mind-set in short order. I...
- Posted December 1, 2014
This Gaming Life: On the Rack
When I grew up I never really had a friendly local game store. All those enticing ads in White Dwarf were for exotic locales like Newcastle and Leeds, not my sleepy little dormitory town in Essex. I...
- Posted October 28, 2014
“A convention, in the sense of a meeting, is a gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest.” Wikipedia Gaming conventions are brilliant. They...
- Posted August 26, 2014
This Gaming Life: Toy Soldiers Part Two – Retail Detail
Working at Games Workshop in the nineties seemed entirely normal at the time. It’s only later, having worked in what we jokingly referred to at the time as “the real world”, that I can see just how...
- Posted March 9, 2014
This Gaming Life: Toy Soldiers Part One
I’m standing on a stage in a dwarven tavern in the bowels of Lenton, Notts. I work for Games Workshop. I’m an area manager for the retail stores in London. The crowd are chanting my name back...
- Posted December 8, 2013
This Gaming Life: What I did on my holidays, by Baz King, aged 45 and 1/4
You never quite know what you’re going to get with a summer. Well actually you do, usually it’s tipping down, cold and miserable which is ideal weather for all things gaming. This year the sun gods smiled...
- Posted September 2, 2013
A First Survey: Science Fiction Hobby Games
by Neal Tringham 337pp £15.99 Pseudonymz This book is going to cost me a small fortune…. Neal Tringham is responsible for the RPG entry in the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. It was always going to be impossible...
- Posted August 3, 2013