Overload On Air Episode 18 – Timely As Always
Feb12

Overload On Air Episode 18 – Timely As Always

Welcome aboard the Overload Express once more. Your conductors for this episode are Ciaran, Stu, Mike and Siskey on his glorious return to the show!   This episode we discussed the new Active Duty Roster for Masters, the Irish Masters, the WTC teams for USA and Northern Ireland, and what we expected from Templecon. Listen to how wrong we were, and rejoice!   Also we steal a segment from a much-beloved podcast on this very...

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Siskey at the Moot #2
Dec19

Siskey at the Moot #2

I was lucky enough to get to the Iron Moot this year. This is the continuation of the story of how I did, the people I met, and the craic I had! Day 2 Part 1- The Gauntlet Is Thrown My experience at the WTC taught me one important lesson: however hungover you are, you’ve got to get a good breakfast in. Unfortunately in Szczyrk the breakfast constituted the elements more common to a lunch salad, which is not what you want to see with a...

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Siskey at the Moot #1
Dec12

Siskey at the Moot #1

I was lucky enough to get to the Iron Moot this year. Here is the story of how I did, the people I met, and the craic I had! Day 0 – Getting There The hardest part of flying to play Warmachine & Hordes is packing your bag. Your miniatures are the priority, it’s fitting everything else that’s the problem. Given the relaxed standards of hygiene amongst gamers, you could probably get away with a spare pair of underwear or two...

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Enter the Ninth World
Nov30

Enter the Ninth World

I’ve been playing a regular RPG of Monte Cook’s Numenera by Monte Cook, and having a blast! Today I’m going to talk about the background of the game, how it differs from other RPGs, and other random things about the system that I like. What Is Numenera? Numenera takes place on Earth, but it is an Earth so far removed from ours that any comparison is pointless. There have been eight great civilisations that have blossomed and fallen,...

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If You Build It, They Will Come #1
Nov29

If You Build It, They Will Come #1

In this Muse on Weekends series, I’ll be talking about my experiences of running conventions, the advice I received and wish I’d received, and the preparations for the upcoming Irish Masters in 2015. Part 1: Running Conventions Is Easy, And Other Lies   I think every gamer who has been to a convention has had a dream of starting their own. If it’s a good one, a convention always has a lightning in a bottle moment, when...

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