Author: Shawn Walsh

Shawn Walsh

Are you safe in the Metro?

August 9, 2017 |
Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky It’s 2033 and the human race has obliterated itself. A few thousand survivors managed to get underground into the Moscow metro to escape the radiation, and there is no way Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Meddling Kids: The Scooby Gang Grows Up?

July 27, 2017 |
Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero Meddling Kids is a nostalgic, subversive, and adult play on teen detective archetypes like the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, & Scooby-Doo, and it delivers an offbeat, entertaining celebration of horror Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Ready player one: Read it before you watch it!

July 26, 2017 |
READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline In 2045, the real world is a bleak place.  Climate change has caused a global energy crisis.  Poverty, famine, disease, and wars plague every continent.  So who can blame Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Dorothy Must Die

July 5, 2017 |
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige Dirt-poor “Salvation Amy” Gumm lives in a trailer park, effectively parenting her alcoholic mom (her dad ran off years ago), who seems to care more about her pet rat, Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

The Rangers, with their dark cloaks and shadowy ways….

June 22, 2017 |
The Ranger’s Apprentice Series by John Flanagan They have always scared him in the past—the Rangers, with their dark cloaks and shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Business and Life Tips from a 17th Century Samurai

June 10, 2017 |
The Book of Five Rings By Musashi Miyamoto The Book of Five Rings (五輪書 Go Rin No Shō) is a text on martial arts in general, particularly swordsmanship, written by the ronin (masterless) samurai Miyamoto Musashi Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

How Old-Fashioned Values Drive a Twenty-First-Century Corporation

May 9, 2017 |
Spark: How Old-Fashioned Values Drive a Twenty-First-Century Corporation by Frank Koller While factories across the Midwest shutter their doors, Lincoln Electric has thrived for more than a century. In addition to being profitable and technologically Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

From TV to the tabletop:

April 24, 2017 |
Sci-fi and fantasy television go together with tabletop games like fish fingers and custard. Many of our favorite television sci-fi and fantasy shows have been adapted to excellent tabletop games. Given that many sci-fi and Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Truth, Justice, and the Tabletop Games!

March 20, 2017 |
The weather is not so pleasant outside and you and your family or you and your friends have finished watching your favorite Marvel or DC movie.  What should you do next?  Why don’t you try Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Build a Kingdom, examine it with a Microscope, and avoid a Fiasco!

February 20, 2017 |
Looking for something different than the traditional fantasy table top role playing games? These non-traditional table top role playing games rely more on the players and their skills to roleplay and improve. Take Kingdom Kingdoms Keep Reading »