Treacle-flavored Cold Fun

Last Sunday, I spent a fair portion of the day playing games. Situated in the upstairs rooms of the Doffcocker Inn in Bolton, we played from noon until early evening with a group of gamers called the GNOMEs. We started with Ca$h and Gun$, a Reservoir Dogs-style stand-off over the proceeds of a bank job (in this instance, the heist worked out though, just the shares remain in question). The US map version of Ticket to Ride then followed (won

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What’s Up, Pa?

In a move as bemusing as Prince changing his name to squiggle, Amazon.com currently lists the PARANOIA core book as ‘Pa RPG‘ and just about every other book in the range has something rum or slightly amiss in the listing. Pa RPG, however, tells you nothing and doesn’t make much sense… I’m less concerned about who submitted the change to the Title of the publication and more concerned about the person who approved it.

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The Bank

You work for The Bank. You work hard, you get a bonus. Heck, you might even get a promotion. You often look at the penthouse offices and aspire to be one of the Board someday. OK, so the work isn’t very interesting, but this is a bank, right? What could be interesting about a bank? Thing is, some people say The Bank has enemies. Enemies within. You see, The Bank has an unusual investment portfolio. Diverse. Rumour has it, The

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