- See you in the pit.
It doesn't matter if you have played Magic: The Gathering since Alpha or you have never touched a game-piece or set of dice before. These articles and videos are to help you have fun in a set rules system, or in an altered rules system of your own choosing. And most importantly, this section is a sandbox (and often a soap-box) for this gnome to have fun.
I play this stipulation on Life every morning.
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If you place a game in front of me, I will play it. I will give you an honest opinion about it. If it is not fun, I will find a way to make it fun, or at least a way to amuse myself with it. One advantage table games have over video games is an immediate and easy way to break, bend, alter, add, ignore, or delete rules that cause a game to not be fun for the play group. And to me, a game should always root itself down in fun. I am not generally a competitive person, but you don't have to be competitive or always win in order to have fun with a game.
Make no mistake, I am by no means a traditional expert on tabletop gaming. I have never built a tournament winning Magic: The Gathering deck. I relatively suck at acting as a Game Master for Dungeons and Dragons. To be honest, I have somehow managed to lose more games of Monopoly than I have played (Don't ask me how that happened; it confuses me as much as it confuses you).