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Twilight Imperium 4th Edition – How to play with only 2 players

by Matt Gearyon 06/03/2020
TI4  is a 3+ player game, therefore if you only have two people you are pretty scuppered and your options are: don’t play; use one of the internet’s homebrews, which knocks out phases and adds restrictions ORRRRRR you could do what we did and play the 3rd player between us. Now this sounds strange but […]

Twilight Imperium 4th Edition- Review

by Matt Gearyon 06/03/2020
All in all, TI4 is a great game (though not the cheapest), balanced, not overly complex, quicker than you might think and with so much replayability. If you are the long hall war gaming type then you'll need to go into it understanding that it isn’t really a wargame, despite its look, it’s a game of diplomacy and threat… with the ability to war it out, if you must.

Pay to win and a dark future for gaming?

by Matt Gearyon 25/02/2020
In the news recently there was a piece about Sony patenting a new piece of technology. This is nothing new for Tech companies in general but where this patent seems to differ somewhat and could potentially be revolutionary to gaming is its algorithms that learn when you are struggling to defeat a part of the game or Boss and then offer you the option to buy a piece of armour, or a weapon , for a reasonable price, to progress past the point you are having issue with.

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries review

by Peter Ray Allisonon 06/01/2020
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison straps himself into the pilot seat and powers up his mech to take MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries for a spin.

Chris Shepperson of Nightfall Games talks SLA Industries

by Peter Ray Allisonon 24/10/2019
The SLA Industries roleplaying game first appeared twenty-five years ago.  As an entirely new setting, SLA (pronounced “Slay”) Industries was praised for its originality and iconic themes, for which it won numerous awards. The game is based around a far-future dystopia.  Much of the known universe is owned, or indirectly controlled, by the eponymous corporation […]

Matthew Dawkins on the future of Vampire: The Masquerade

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/06/2019
What can be said about Matthew Dawkins that hasn’t been said before?  Matthew Dawkins, otherwise known as the Gentleman Gamer, is a freelance writer and in-house developer for Onyx Path Publishing.  His credits are phenomenal and include pretty much every branch of the World of Darkness and Chronicles of Darkness. From the excellent Beckett’s Jyhad […]

RPGing- How I became the Governor of my own planet, got imprisoned and grew a set of gills

by Matt Gearyon 08/02/2019
Nothing is better than a good paper and pen RPG, and by paper and pen I mean Roll 20 on your PC (seriously check it out!) Anyways, we have been playing Rogue Trader, the WH40k RPG system created by FFG, on and off for a while now, where in  our long suffering DM, Ben Fee, […]

Vampire: The Masquerade V5 Accessories

by Peter Ray Allisonon 02/10/2018
White Wolf have teamed up with accessory crafters Dog Might and Elderwood Academy to create a bespoke series of gaming accessories for the return of Vampire: The Masquerade with V5.

Vampire: The Masquerade – V5 review

by Peter Ray Allisonon 01/10/2018
The latest edition of Vampire: The Masquerade has been released, and whilst V5 may be a new system it is still recognisably Vampire. Geek Pride takes a look at how V5 has changed the world of Vampire: The Masquerade.

An interview with Jason Carl

by Peter Ray Allisonon 01/10/2018
Vampire: The Masquerade redefined roleplaying. Its gothic-punk themes were unlike anything at the time. Now, in its fifth edition, White Wolf's Jason Carol spoke to Geek Pride about V5 and the enduring appeal of being the monster.