Con Report: Arisia (Online) 2021

Arisia is Happy Monster’s home convention, and an event Joy and I look forward to attending every year. I generally run 2-3 games of Savage Worlds, using mostly Happy Monster settings but occasionally throwing in some Pinnacle settings as well. Last year was the first year that other Savage Worlds GMs ran games as well, […]

Relics and Rayguns Episode 30: The Worldship

The Blind Jump crew is exploring a strange living alien installation on a dusty, Mars-like world. As they continue to explore, they come to a room filled with cells containing incubating biodrones. Six biodrones patrol the room. The crew decides not to risk that space and retraces their steps, heading in a different direction. They […]

VTT Asset Pack for Legion of Liberty

We’ve released a complete set of Virtual Tabletop assets for our Legion of Liberty: Superheroes of 1776 setting. The asset pack includes 82 tokens, 49 maps (in gridded, gridless, and Universal VTT formats), and 25 images for use as backgrounds for Chases, Mass Battles, and Dramatic Tasks, all for just $9.99. The VTT Asset pack […]

Paint Shop: Blood Rage Bear Clan

I’ve been getting back into regular painting, and caught up with the partially-finished Blood Rage Bear Clan from my previous work in process. I wanted to theme four of the clans for the seasons, so the Bear are the Winter clan.

Relics and Rayguns Episode 29: The Living Base

The Blind Jump crew have moved on to a new solar system. On a cold, dusty red planet, they discover a strange construct, seemingly half building, half creature. One entrance at either end appears viable – a mouth-like orifice with razor-sharp metallic teeth in continual chomping motion, and a tightly closed sphincter. The crew opts […]

Board Game Review: Space Gate Odyssey

Over the New Year’s weekend, Joy and I finally got a chance to break out Space Gate Odyssey, a 2-4 player game from Ludonaute Games, thereby removing the longest-standing unplayed game from my shelf. The premise of the game is that you are competing factions trying to gain predominance on specific colony worlds by building […]

Arisia 2021 Gaming Schedule

Happy Monster will be running three games for the virtual Arisia 2021! Saturday, January 16 at 7:00 PM: Yedo – this is a challenging worker placement board game in which players try to promote the influence of their Japanese samurai clan through means both fair and foul Sunday, January 17 at 4:00 PM: Savage Worlds […]