Mike Sands, Gamester at Large, played a more genteel and restrained game of The Shab Al-Hiri Roach at Kapcon.
Gamegrene Likes the Roach as much as The Roach likes Gamegrene. Thanks! “The Shab-al-Hiri Roach’s is rules-light, focusing more on the narrative, and resorts to dice only to solve the central conflict of each scene. It’s a great game for
Over here at BPGHQ, we’re rolling on beds stuffed with hundred Euro bills. Take The Roach Returns, for example – which we’re in the process of reprinting. It’s a fun little trifle, 32 pages and 16 new cards that we
I’m deep in Game Chef (and excited about my idea, which is all weepy-jeepy), and I was thinking about Game Chef’s past. So I dug up my very first, nascent first-weekend-didn’t-know-what-I-was-doing notes on The Roach from 2005. It started out
The Roach Returns is getting the glossy perfect bound treatment but it’s slow going due to the weird pulp/flip-it-over format. People have asked and we want to get this out there. Patrick’s got the Business Solutions draft (revision #60 if
The Shab-al-Hiri Roach is included in the Critical Hit Gift Buying Guide for Games. We’re certainly in august company!
Michael Erb’s posted a thoughtful review of The Shab-al-Hiri Roach over at rpg.net. Check it out!
Scott Nicholson of On Board Games reviews The Shab-al-Hiri Roach and gives it the green light (.mp3 link). It’s interesting to hear a board-game-centric take on it.
For the Sumerian-lover in you! The Electronic Corpus of Sumerian Literature and a handy English-Cuneiform translator.
Those ne’er-do-wells over at the House of the Harping Monkey have been playing The Shab-al-Hiri Roach, and following their actual play is really interesting. Episode 32 is out and they are finally getting up to speed. Regina Sutton is dead,