Thursday, 17 July 2014

Song of Shadows and Dust reviewed by Play Unplugged (and used for gladiator game!)

A couple of nice (unsolicited!) surprises this week:


I saw that Tim in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, has been playing gladiatorial bouts with his kids using Song of Shadows and Dust. Check out how he got on HERE.

Tim has also just posted his first AAR for a regular game between a weavers guild and some local militiamen. Check it out HERE.

In slightly unrelated news, I have also just read a great review of the game by Scott Pyle over at Play Unplugged. 


"Ganesha Games has been producing outstanding, fast-playing skirmish battle games since the release of its now classic Song of Blades and Heroes (SoBaH) more than ten years ago. Since then, this versatile, D6-based rules engine has been bent to many different genres. In Songs of Shadows and Dust (SSD) author Nicholas Wright takes his turn, adapting SoBaH to first century BC Roman gang fighting. These battles resulted from political feuding between rival factions of the time, and often included bloody street brawls where gangs of toughs hired by either side fought it out..."

Check out the full review HERE

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