In this episode of GSP, Daniel talk about finally getting Scythe to the table, we talk about an anonymous donation and how the ministry is developing, Jeff gives us an update on the Summer of One Shots, and we talk about the need to put family before gaming and even before ministry.
We want to congratulate Daniel and his wife on the announcement that they are expecting a new little gamer in the house. can’t wait to meet them!
If you are interested in the video that I mentioned about me talking through why D&D is important to me, you can see it here. Continue reading
After three consecutive years in attendance, I decided that I was not going to be at Gen Con this year. In fact, there was only one member of the InnRoads team there at all, and even that wasn’t for us. While we had no official presence at the con, something … Continue reading
We’ve had a number of churches inquire about having us out to run a game day. Among the first questions I ask them are “What are your plans for follow up?” and “How are you going to get your congregations involved?” There’s no lack of one-time experiences designed to get people in … Continue reading
Legacy games started with a reworking of Risk in 2011. Risk Legacy introduced a progressive revelation of playable factions and other game elements hidden in envelopes and boxes. It also created a persistent mechanic where the last game you played will have a direct impact on every game played after it. … Continue reading
I have recently picked up a number of games that seem light when you look at them on the table, but hold a great deal of value in the play experience. The two that most typify this would be The Grizzled and And Then We Held Hands. These games have next … Continue reading
A lot of people stop by the booth over the course of Gen Con’s four day run. The expressions on their faces are often somewhere between excitement and the sort of glazed-over look that comes from gaming through the nights instead of sleeping. However, when a gentleman came to us … Continue reading
If you are a regular reader on the site or listener to our podcasts, you know about the Dice Tower and the greater Dice Tower Network. However, maybe your various wanderings have brought you here through the wilds of the internet. Maybe you work at a church and are curious … Continue reading
If you have been on our facebook page or our community over there, you’ll have heard me talking about an event we’re calling Tavern Con! Tavern Con will be our very first fundraiser for the ministry. As we have recently been approved for non-profit status as a 501c3* and our Gencon trip right … Continue reading
Every time I sat down in a classroom in the pursuit of learning how to do the work of ministry, there was a recurring theme the teacher would bring up. It was impossible to avoid. Regardless of context, no matter who was teaching – at some point in the semester we were … Continue reading
An important lesson I learned in seminary is that no one can come to the Bible without bias. He stood before the class and said “I am a white, Anglo-Saxon, male from America. Alone, I can only read [the Bible] as a white, Anglo-Saxon, male from America.” The goal of that statement was … Continue reading