Chris Hamm

Author's details

Name: Chris Hamm
Date registered: February 5, 2014

Latest posts

  1. The Lords of Rock: Description and Review — August 1, 2016
  2. Gen Con Is Coming: A Wife in Games Guest Post — July 31, 2016
  3. Whelps to Wyrms: Description and Review — June 30, 2016
  4. How an Idea Becomes Reality — February 15, 2016
  5. Strife: Shadows and Steam-Designer vs Publisher Showdown — February 4, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. When Life is Not a Game: What a Difference a Year Makes — 12 comments
  2. Qwirkle: Description and Review — 9 comments
  3. Boy Scout Board Game Night — 8 comments
  4. Gen Con 2013 Recap: Trade Day — 7 comments
  5. When Life Is Not A Game — 5 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 01

The Lords of Rock: Description and Review

      The Lords of Rock, by Dave Killingsworth of SolarFlare Games, mixes the unlikely thematic duo of mythology and a cosmic battle of the bands.  In this game, 2-4 players will take control of a mythological Pantheon of gods and attempt to out rock the others for control of the universe!   The …

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Jul 31

Gen Con Is Coming: A Wife in Games Guest Post

This article was originally posted at   As I look through the memories of Facebook this morning, I realize that this day in 2015, we were at GenCon. Dubbed the “best four days in gaming”, it is truly a nerd girl’s paradise! There are plenty of costumes to admire (and yes, there is Wonder Woman …

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Jun 30

Whelps to Wyrms: Description and Review

Whelps to Wyrms, designed by Rick Perez, is the latest offering from Lamp Light Games and is a game for 2-5 players. The players take on the role of dragons striving to acquire the greatest hoard of gold in the realm.  Everyone begins the game controlling a relatively weak dragon whelp, but as they gain experience from doing what …

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Feb 15

How an Idea Becomes Reality

          During the most recent update the Strife: Shadows and Steam Kickstarter campaign, Jake from Vision 3 Games showed the process an idea goes through on its way to becoming a fully realized card.  Even as the game’s designer, I was not fully aware of how this worked and thought it was …

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Feb 04

Strife: Shadows and Steam-Designer vs Publisher Showdown

      I recently dropped by V3G HQ to battle Jake Leeman,, the publisher of my Strife series of games, in a head to head, take no prisoners, epic grudge match in Strife: Shadows and Steam!  Despite some early technical difficulties, the video below shows nearly the entire game. For those of your who …

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Jan 31

Strife: Shadows and Steam overview and Introduction

This video is a brief discussion of some differences between Strife: Legacy of the Eternals and the Strife: Shadows and Steam.  It also delves into elements of strategy for the new set and gives an overview of the champions. Strife: Shadows and Steam is currently on Kickstarter here.  Enjoy, and let me know what you think!  

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