As we discussed previously, Personality Chess is the next product for Happy Bishop Games. We are currently playtesting the rules and, thanks to some great people, we’ve uncovered and corrected several unclear, muddled, or just plain bad rules. Therefore, we are announcing version 1.1 or the beta rules for Personality Chess. This corrects several rules […]

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The following is not really a review of  Unity Underground by Red Moon Medicine Show.  Rather, it’s my experience playing the game at GenCon 2011 filtered through the game designer part of my brain. Your mileage may vary. Unity Underground is an unreleased game by undergoing playtesting at GenCon. When I read the GenCon description and realized this was a […]

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In the past few posts, I’ve described my experience playing games at GenCon from a designer’s perspective. Here’s something different–the experience of a GM running Triune at GenCon that’s not my own. Jonathan (libraryrpgamer at aol dot com) is a buddy of mine who agreed to run Triune at GenCon. He played Triune before but […]

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The following is not really a review of Dread by Impossible Dream.  Rather, it’s my experience playing the game at GenCon 2011 filtered through the game designer part of my brain. Your mileage may vary. I was impressed with Dread. It’s the kind of impressed that grows the more you think about it. There was one design […]

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Happy Bishop Games is proud to announce our next product: Personality Chess! Let’s face it. Lots of us find chess interesting but … dull. Boring. Dry. It’s all strategy and no luck, all “plan ahead upteen moves” and no “let’s do this because it sounds fun”. All in all, everyone acknowledges chess is an all-time […]

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The following is not really a review of Gamma World RPG by Wizards of the Coast.  Rather, it’s my experience playing the game at GenCon 2011 filtered through the game designer part of my brain. Your mileage may vary. I cursed WOTC when they required miniatures to play D&D. Although I eventually came to enjoy it, to me […]

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The following is not really a review of The Dying Earth RPG by Pelgrane Press.  Rather, it’s my experience playing the game at GenCon 2011 filtered through the game designer part of my brain. Your mileage may vary. Overall, I was not happy with The Dying Earth. The GM was fantastic, as were the players. […]

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We have been back from GenCon 2011 for a few days now, but it’s taken that long to get rid of the GenCon Crud, heal our tired legs, catch up on sleep, and remember we have a life outside of GenCon that goes on whether we’re paying attention or not. Now that all our bills […]

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Here at Happy Bishop Games, we are busy filling up the car with gas, snacks, games, and even some clean clothes. GenCon 2011 is almost here! We will be running three games of Triune. The Saturday 2pm game is sold out but tickets are still available for: Thursday 7:00 PM at the Marriot Friday 2:00 […]

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