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From time to time we’ll post articles about gaming, geekery and BRAWL itself, written by our awesome members. We hope you enjoy them! If you’d like to write about something yourself, that’s wonderful! Just get in touch and let us know.

The Moderator’s Tale

A blood-curdling howl ripped through the night air as the full moon rose over Miller’s Hollow and I, usually considered a calm and moderate person, panicked. A howl could mean only one thing: the wolves were back. They were a


‘Ow to Learn Da ‘Umie Alphaba… Alphub… Letters

A is for aargh, da people we’s punch B is for burnas, we love dem a bunch C is for choppa, da weapon of fun D is for dakka, a really big gun E is for Evil Sunz, shouty and


Jammy Dodgers

Roleplaying games are such a diverse group of systems and settings that even in the arena of combat, they differ greatly. Some systems are combat-lite or have no actual combat at all (Fiasco, for instance). For those that do have


The Six Most Annoying Starting Player Rules

As an older sister, I’ve taken a close interest in how boardgames determine which player gets to go first ever since about the twentieth of our childhood games that referred to the “youngest player”. I suppose it’s an attempt to


Armour – Sitting on Defence

Most role playing games, whether set in fantasy Medieval land, gritty far-flung-future-ville or modern day… istan have some concept of armour: stuff you wear to stop the other guys smacking you up with their pointy sticks. Despite that common thread,