Light at the end of the dungeon

Writer_smallerCompetition winner!

And the winner is …

(If you don’t know what I’m talking about, we ran a draw to win a free signed print of your favourite TWP comic by commenting on last week’s comic, and now we’re announcing who the winner is.)

 

…Curtis J. Reubens! Congratulations, and thanks for commenting! If you send us an email with your contact details, and of course your favourite comic, we’ll get it sent out. Our email address is:

tinywoodenpieces@gmail.com

I want to thank EVERYONE who commented, and everyone who comments here every week. We love talking to you all, and hope the conversation continues and grows.

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Descent into a galaxy far, far away

Writer_smallerStar Wars Descent

We had a lot of fun doing our last ‘Star Wars Descent’ comic, and figured a new year was a good enough excuse to return to our anachronically-challenged characters, and see how they were getting on in their dungeon.

We haven’t yet made the plunge and purchased Imperial Assault (the Star Wars themed dungeon crawler at the heart of this week’s comic), but there is no doubt that we will. I have talked about this game before, and if you’re not inclined to follow that link, I can sum up how I feel about it in one simple sentence:

I am very excited.

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A long time ago in a dungeon far, far away

Writer_smallerDungeon crawling

If you too don’t know what you are doing in the dungeon, read the help text here.

Dungeon crawling games aren’t my cup of tea (Early Grey, +1 to pomposity). In the same manner that MMORPGs like WoW give me a kind of existential dread, so the endless slog of fight the monster, loot the room, on to the next level holds no appeal for me.  Zombicide is the closest I’ve come to enjoying a game like this, as it essentially bolts a zombie theme onto a simple dungeon crawler. But it lacks ‘proper’ campaign and for reasons we have gone into before, I have been turned off it.

Imperial Assault, announced at Gen Con, is a Star Wars theme bolted onto Descent.

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