Frosthaven – will you outlast the cold? And the Aglox at your door? We talk to Isaac Childres about following up Gloomhaven. It’s a huge task, almost as big as the boxes his games come in. We talk about the new crafting system, survival, the demands of the Gloomhaven community and get a few hints about future characters that we’ll be unpacking from the Frosthaven box.
Dungeon Degenerates: Hand of Doom – we enter the mind of Sean Aaberg to discuss his baroque neon-punk tabletop adventure game. We discuss the DIY punk movement, and whether we should look at games as machines, or as works of fiction.
Cowboy Bebop: Space Serenade – we talk to Japanime Games and Don’t Panic Games about turning the weird, and vaguely existentialist, world of Cowboy Bebop into a game for our tabletops. We get inside the mind of our favourite jazz-soundtracked anime.
Minecraft: Builders & Biomes – we discuss making the huge and complex world of Minecraft something we can experience on our tabletops with designer Ulrich Blum. Ready your pickaxe to go underground.
Games Reviewed in this issue:
Dungeon Degenerates: Hand of Doom
Minecraft: Builders & Biomes
The Mind Extreme
Tiny Epic Tactics
Villainous: Perfectly Wretched
Terraforming Mars: Turmoil
Plus many more!