Interview – Scot Symonds on Pokémon

Athena Games is already home to several players who qualify for the Pokémon World Championships, and with the Norwich Cities and Norfolk Regional Championships coming up in January and March, there will no doubt be plenty of others hoping to step up their game and join them! Among such strong contenders are father and son … Read more

Why Social Gaming Matters

8 people sit around a table, glaring at each other. Knowing that someone’s not going to get back up again. The Godfather sits calmly, fingers wrapped around the pistol in his hand. Everyone is silent. Guitar music drifts in from outside. A child laughs. “You.” The Godfather says. A single word shaped like a dagger, … Read more

Dealing with D&D – Part 2

Continuing their exploration into the vagaries of roleplaying, Dan Humphreys explains what railroading is, how much backstory is too much and why electromagnets are always a bad idea. Now you’ve found some players, how do you keep them focused on the story? Find Part 1 here. Part 2 – ” If Homo heidelbergensis could do … Read more