Wes Baker

Wes Baker

I’m a programmer who lives in Fredericksburg, VA. I enjoy board games, puzzles, and making things work. When I’m not in front of a screen of some sort, I’m probably spending time with my wife, my son, my animals, my board games, or my books.

Review: Doom of the Savage Kings

November 1st, 2018

This adventure offers three things: a nicely fleshed out town with a serious problem that needs to be dealt with soon and a lingering sense…

Review: Spire

November 2nd, 2018

To date, I’ve played in exactly one Powered by the Apocalypse RPG and only one session: The Sprawl. I thoroughly enjoyed myself with that…

Review: Sky ov Crimson Flame

October 3rd, 2018

Some preamble: I buy a lot of RPG material. Rulebooks, modules, random tables, settings, zines, and so forth. I’m a bit of a hoarder when it…

OSR Guide for the Perplexed

October 2nd, 2018

Recently Google announced that they’re shutting down Google+ in 10 months. Before I really got into RPGs, Google+ was merely the butt of a…

Gen Con 2017

August 4th, 2017

Thursday, August 24th You’d be surprised how much exercise is involved in a convention about board games. I walked about 28 miles in the…

The Re-Review: After the Auction

September 1st, 2016

Mombasa 2 plays with 2 people New to me I’m not sure what I was expecting with this game. It languished on the shelf for a while, largely…

The Re-Review: Birth of a Child!

August 3rd, 2016

Scythe 1 play with 5 people Played before This was the third time I’ve played the game and the first time where it wasn’t truly a blowout…

The Re-Review: WesCon Summer 2016

July 1st, 2016

The Voyages of Marco Polo 1 plays with 2 people Played before This is a game that seems to get forgotten about in our house for no good…