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. Check out what I'm up to now or see what tools I'm currently using.

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…